The word Emerald is derived from Greek, meaning green stone. In the ancient times it was considered a symbol of love, rebirth, and eternal youth. Because its green is considered the colour of spring, this stone has been valued since more of 4000 years ago in many different cultures around the world. The first emerald mines historically known are the famous Cleopatra mines, rediscovered in the north of Egypt in the year 1818. The emerald symbolizes wealth; it is a good emotional balancer, it helps purifying the spirit. It works as a stabilizer and tranquilizer. Since the ancient times it is attributed the capability of neutralizing poisons. In the mythology, it is considered a gift from Venus to our planet, and it represents the universal energy in Earth.