May Birthstone Jewellery: Best Emerald Jewellery to Shop
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Birthstone Gem Jewellery for May Babies 2023

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Here’s to hoping that this year is full of grace and gratitude for all the mid-year May-babies!

For millennia, the rich and vibrant emerald has captured the hearts and minds of powerful people throughout history. From Cleopatra to Spanish royals, the forest-coloured stone has adorned the jewellery pieces of emperors, queens, and pharaohs – ruling the world with its’ striking green hues.

Today, the emerald represents the coming of spring, celebrating the blooming of life wherever we may be. Take to these enchanting seasonal pieces to honour your teeming inner world and wear it with pride.

Oval Pendant Earring in White Gold – Buccellati

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Indulge in the elegance of the Macri Color collection by Buccellati, a testament to the brands’ dedication in constructing opulent pieces. These creations are a perfect marriage of art and technique, a true icon of Buccellati's high craftsmanship and unmistakable style.

The Oval Pendant Earrings in White features modelled yellow gold rosettes, with modelled yellow gold bezels set with emeralds and rubies, adding to the gem’s mysterious charm and bright colours. The fine "rigato" engraving on the gold surface creates a magical iridescent effect from all angles.

Where to buy: Bucellati

Double Short Stack Emerald Half Band – Suzanne Kalan

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Suzanne Kalan's handmade jewellery is crafted in Los Angeles, using custom-cut gemstones. Cast from 18-karat gold and adorned with 5.92-carats of emeralds and 8.30-carats of diamonds, the unique beauty of this one-of-a-kind bangle is amplified with the ‘Fireworks’ setting, offering a light-catching distinctive finish.

Adding an extra dimension with the half band, the classic 'short stack' setting is complemented by the cut-off from glimmering gems to uniform gold. The striking design features a second layer of emerald baguettes, making it easy to stand out from the crowd.

Where to buy: Suzanne Kalan

Bezeled Pear Shaped Emerald Choker - Anita Ko

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Anita Ko

Anita Ko is a firm believer that jewellery should be cherished and worn for a lifetime – reflected in her timeless collections. The Bezeled Pear Shaped Emerald choker is no exception, embodying sophisticated versatility with its’ simple design.

Crafted from 18-karat gold and adorned with 9.32-carats of faceted, pear-shaped emeralds, the short length of the choker makes it perfect for layering with longer styles.

Where to buy: Anita Ko

Cartier Paris 18-karat Gold Emerald Clip Earrings – Fred Leighton

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Wear a little piece of history with Fred Leighton's vintage jewellery. Crafted by Cartier, these earrings embody the statement style of the 1960s with their bold design. Cast from 18-karat gold in a unique woven egg shape and adorned with 3.00-carats of sparkling green emeralds, these earrings are sure to add a touch of refined luxury to your collection.

As with many vintage jewellery, these antique pieces may have some small flecks or scratches. These little imperfections are an earnest testament to how the design has stood the test of time, and a marker of a rich story.

Where to buy: NET-A-PORTER

18-karat Gold Multi-stone Bracelet - Sylva & Cie

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Crafted from 18-karat gold and adorned with sparkling diamonds, emeralds, and opals, Sylva & Cie's bracelet is a colourful mishmash of ocean hues and vibrant greens.

Symbolizing self-love and confidence through the opal, the unsymmetrical arrangement of stones personifies the wearer’s individuality whilst providing an indispensable pop of colour to your day-to-day wardrobe.

Where to buy: NET-A-PORTER

Rich Emerald Bead Staircase Necklace - Azlee

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AZLEE's jewellery collection is a tribute to the stunning natural beauty of our planet, redefining luxury to include a more responsible approach towards nature and our precious material resources. With each item sold, a portion is donated to support non-profits dedicated to protecting the ocean.

This exquisite necklace, handmade from 18-karat gold, showcases smooth emerald beads and a faceted gemstone nestled inside the label's stacked 'Staircase' setting. The chain can be easily adjusted to your preferred length, making it a versatile addition to your jewellery box.

Where to buy: Azlee

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