The Emerald is one of the most treasured gemstones and is said to have been one of the first stones mined in ancient Egypt,  Queen Cleopatra the most famous historical figure of the time cherished the gemstone.  The stone is said to help one stay centered in the heart’s wisdom, receive abundance, engenders loyalty, and is said to be a symbol of peace, security, and new beginnings. And we could all use a bit of that new beginning about now.