May’s birthstone is emerald; an opulent and vibrant green gemstone that is steeped in history and is one of the most covetable precious stones. Anyone born in May is lucky enough to have emerald as their birthstone, so a piece of emerald jewellery makes for the perfect gift.
From a simple single emerald ring that she can wear every day, to a pretty pair of drop earrings that will come out on special occasions, we’ve picked our favourite May birthstone jewellery for you to choose from. Shop all emerald jewellery.
MARQUISE EMERALD RING WITH HALF DIAMOND HALO
ARTEMER, Ramat Gan, Israel
One of our top May birthstone picks, this thin and dainty 18kt gold ring from Israeli brand, ARTEMER, has a glamourous old-fashioned look. A vibrant marquise cut emerald is topped with a pavé diamond "crown”; a design that lends itself to stacking.
EMERALD AND DIAMOND GEOMETRIC HALO DROP EARRINGS
Gemondo Jewellery, Surrey, UK
A pretty pair of earrings are always a great gift option. These traditional drop earrings by Gemondo Jewellery feature square cut emeralds set in the middle of a halo of earrings. A failsafe May birthstone gift.
18KT GOLD EMERALD CUT EMERALD WIRE EARRINGS
Page Sargisson, New York City, USA
These reverse hoops are a contemporary option for a May birthstone gift. Handcrafted in NYC by Page Sargisson, the emeralds offer a burst of vivid green against the 18kt yellow gold structure of the earrings.
9KT EMERALD AND DIAMOND VINE BRANCH PENDANT NECKLACE
QP Jewellers, London, UK
If you’re looking for a dainty piece of emerald jewellery, take a look at QP Jewellers’ pretty Vine Branch Pendant. Handcrafted in 9kt white gold, the necklace features a pear cut Brazilian emerald hanging down from a delicate branch design that is finished with diamonds.
GOLDEN BUTTERFLY EAR STUDS WITH EMERALD
Jana Reinhardt Jewellery, Worthing, UK
These sweet little butterfly studs from British designer, Jana Reinhardt, are handmade from 24kt gold plated solid sterling silver and would make a lovely May birthday gift for that special someone.
CALENDAR ETERNITY EMERALD BAND
Joana Salazar, São Paulo, Brazil
This ring is the May birthstone option from Joana Salazar’s Calendar collection. The eternity band is handcrafted from 18kt yellow gold with a satin finish and is set with emerald baguettes the whole way around.
OLIVE EMERALD EARRINGS
Joely Rae Jewelry, San Marino, USA
What better way to show the allure of the olive leaf than to shower it with rich green emeralds? If she likes wearing pretty drop earrings then this pair from Joely Rae Jewelry is the perfect option.