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Cleopatra's favourite gemstone.. The Emerald!

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Cleopatra's favourite gemstone.. The Emerald!

It's May! The days are warming, the sun lingers longer and the grass is now turning a rich luscious green! Another notable green worthy of recognition this month is May's birthstone, the Emerald. The Emerald is regarded as the traditional birthstone for May and the astrological sign of Cancer.16th Century historian Brantôme who referred to many impressive emeralds the Spanish under Cortez had brought back to Europe from Latin America. One of the most notable emeralds he had engraved to read INTERNATOS MULIERUM NON SURREXIT MAJOR (Among those born of women there hath not arisen a greater) This referred to John The BaptistThe...

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