The first time the I met the Gemmave, I was introduced to them by a friend of mine, Aris. She is very much like I am, sensitive and connected with spirits more than some. She can hear and work with them like I do. The Gemmave, or the Crystal Birds, have been around since then. So I would say that they first approached me in Fall 2013. I was still at my college, and I could see them perching on the table next to me. At the time, I could see pretty well and hear them decently. There were two very stern and very wise feeling black birds. they were quite large and had to fight a bit for room on the desk.
A few days later, though I am not sure how long, that was when I started to meditate with them. Granted, at the time, my version of meditating was astral traveling. I appeared in a clearing that looked exactly like the scene from Tarzan, with the birds in the canopy. I saw all different kinds of crystals and stone birds. I stood with my mouth open in such awe. The Black and the White were most common, with green and blue being next. I can remember staring up into the mass that was the birds and thinking of how beautiful it would be to paint such a scene.
A flash of purple filled my vision and I was graced to see that a Gemmave had flown onto a branch that hovered right in front of me. He was beautiful and one of a kind, with his purple amethyst feather glinting in the light. He was the shape and appearance of a Macaw, very large and his tail feathers were splayed out.
There is not much else I can remember, but I do remember that.