Emerald is a stone of love that helps open the heart chakra. It allows one to let go of negativity while creating positive actions and outcomes. It holds the energy of nature in its green color also allowing one to respect life and all of creation. Emerald helps to calm harsh emotions and allows you to clear blocks in your path. It helps to improve memory, clarity and understanding making it a great tool for meditation. It is also a great companion for manifestation for whatever it may be you are looking for in your life. ✦ Natural Emerald comes in many varieties, from the faintest greens to the darkest. It can be found in a rock-like forms or gem-like minerals. This stone can be found in India, Russia, Zimbabwe, Africa, Egypt, Austria, Brazil and Columbia.