May Birthstones

May birthstone: Emerald

Zodiac sign: Gemini

Anniversary stone: 20th anniversary

Angel: Amriel

Apostle: Bartholomew

Month flower: Hawthorn

Hindu month gem: Emerald

Meaning of dreaming with emerald: "Much to look forward to"

For more information about the history of birthstones, try The Curious Lore of Precious Stones by George Frederick Kunz, a fascinating compendium of all the powers that have been associated with gemstones through the ages.