Emerald is the bluish green to green variety of beryl, a mineral species that includes aquamarine. As the gem of spring, emerald is the perfect choice as the birthstone for the month of May. It’s also the gem of the twentieth and thirty-fifth wedding anniversaries. Emerald is regarded as the ‘Stone of Prosperity’. It represents vitality and growth. Emerald is 7.5-8 on the Mohs hardness scale. Emerald meaning is eternity and everlasting love. Though Emerald can be mined all throughout the world, the three main sources are in Colombia, Brazil, and Zambia.