Emerald is filled with soothing energy that nurtures the heart and soul. It is a classic stone of romance, once associated with Venus, the goddess of love. It can help to increase self-esteem and calm the emotions. In addition to its calming nature, it can invigorate thought and spirituality. Stimulating the Heart Chakra, Emerald is a supportive stone. It can promote balance between partners, and aids in manifestation of desires. It is associated with the month of May, and the rebirth and vitality of that time of year.