All the June born and your birthstones
If you were born in the month of June, let me tell you that you are lucky enough to have 3 options for your birthstone. The June birthstones are pearl, alexandrite and moonstone. With so many attractive options, individuals with June birthdays can have a birthstone that fits their mood or budget, due to the different colors and price points these gems offer.
Pearls -This enchanting birthstone originates from oceans, lakes and rivers from all around the world. It is a timeless wardrobe staple; it belongs to women of all ages. Ancient from the Middle East believes that pearls were the teardrops fallen from heaven. The Chinese fancied that they came from the brain of a dragon. And many more stories exists about them.
Pearls are organic gems that grow inside the tissue of a
living saltwater or freshwater mollusk. Natural pearls forms when the mollusk
secretes a substance called nacre around an irritant such as a piece of sand or
a parasite that has invaded its shell. Cultured pearls are a product of human
These cultured pearl birthstones come in a dazzling array of sizes, colors and shapes.
Pearls are associated with purity, humanity and innocence.
And traditionally pearls were given as wedding gifts. The pearl birthstone
was also thought to have beneficial properties. In the ancient Sanskrit text
the Atharvaveda, pearls were said to bestow long life and prosperity. In
Asia, pearls were believed to help alleviate indigestion and hemorrhages. Some 19th
century Arab physicians maintained that pearl powder improved eyesight, quieted
nervous tremors and eased depression.
Moonstone-Moonstone is the best-known gem of the feldspar group of minerals. It is renowned for its adularescence, the light that appears to billow across a gemstone, giving it a special glow. The finest moonstones show a blue sheen against a colorless background. This June birthstone has been associated with both the Roman and Greek lunar deities. Hindu mythology claims that it is made of solidified moonbeams. Moonstone is often associated with love, passion and fertility; it is believed to bring great luck.
As ancient as the moon itself, the meaning of Moonstone lies within its energy. This power can nourish, give passion, and awaken your feminine energies. It can heal and guide you to your inner path. Together with the waxing and waning of the moon, it evokes tranquility that has a sensual, esoteric feel to it. It exudes a glowing vitality that can re-energize the mind and body and wash negativity away. Since it is enveloped by strong rays of gold, blue, and purple, Moonstone is perpetually embraced with gleaming white energy that makes it a protective gem.
incandescent light, the gem's color changes from bluish green to reddish
purple. Alexandrite, with its chameleon-like qualities, is a rare variety of
the mineral chrysoberyl. Its color can be a lovely green in daylight or
fluorescent light, changing to brownish or purplish red in the incandescent
light from a lamp or candle flame. This is a result of the complex way the
mineral absorbs light.
Alexandrite's dramatic color change is sometimes described as "emerald by day, ruby by night." Other gems also change color in response to a light-source change, but this gem's transformation is so striking that the phenomenon itself is often called "the alexandrite effect."
Crafts and designs provides you with the opportunity to make your own jewelry
pieces with your customize birthstone in it. So, do check out our collections
and see what jewelry piece sits perfect with your birthstone