The first five words that come to mind when holding and feeling into the energy of Emerald are: Deep Love, Connection, New Beginnings, Empathy, and Fortune.
Emerald has always had a royal and rich energy to it, like kings and queens are meant to wear it. Emerald reminds us to love ourselves and others unconditionally just as we are. During times of deep activation and healing in my heart space, I have felt deeply called to use emerald. As I hold emerald on my heart, I immediately feel the love within me and all around me. If you are going through a time of deep healing in your heart, I highly suggest you try working with emerald. Try holding it on your heart (skin contact) during a meditation or while you're lying down before bed. Really focus in on your heart and allow yourself to feel all the love.
MOHs Hardness: 7.5-8
Precautions: Prolonged sun exposure can damage emeralds vibrant green color, so if you are wanting to cleanse or charge crystals please use another method like sound bowls or sage.
Using soap and water is safe when cleaning emerald, but I wouldn't suggest to use in a crystal elixir or water since it contains aluminum.
Zodiac Signs: Taurus, Capricorn, Cancer, and Virgo
Elements: Earth and Water
Affirmation: "I am worthy to be loved."
Crystal Pairings: Rhodochrosite for deep inner child healing or healing of trauma. Green aventurine to attract prosperity. Rose Quartz or Green Tourmaline for giving and receiving unconditional love. Morganite for empathy and compassion towards others. Orange Calcite for attracting positive, loving, and kind relationships.
Where To Place In Your Home (Feng Shui): Bedrooms hold the energy of passion, love, and romance, making emerald an amazing stone to have in your bedroom. Living rooms hold the energy of expression, relationships, and overall wellness, which also makes it a perfect place for your emerald.
For more on Emerald, you can purchase my book: The Ultimate Guide to Crystals!
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