I see seeds and buds as the source of our life. The seed is a mystery, but the bud is a promise. A promise of the new season to come. It's a promise of the fact that the next year would be fruitful.
For me, they represent the point where spring bleeds into summer and the moment when the freshness and exuberance of youth as it turns toward adult maturity.
The gemstones I chose are small emeralds. I feel that they have the most calming of colors and it encourages growth, reflection, peace and balance. Emerald green signifies eternity, as it is a color that constantly renews itself in nature each year.