The Emerald is the birthstone for people born in the Year of the Sheep. Emeralds symbolize the mother of all goddesses. They are associated with love, money and wealth, beauty, integrity, self knowledge, truth, justice, and rarity. Chinese people call emeralds "The Gem Stone of Truth". Emeralds are green in color, some have yellow or blue overtones.
Sapphires are also associated with the Year of the Sheep.