If you’re a June baby, it is your lucky month as there are three June birthstones – pearl, moonstone and alexandrite. Below we dive deeper into these three gorgeous gemstones.
Pearls are renowned for their calming effects and have been said to bring balance to your karma. A stone that is hidden in an oyster, this gorgeous stone signifies hidden knowledge and wisdom. These ocean gemstones are not only for June babies but also the gemstone to celebrate a thirtieth wedding anniversary. Pearls can be found in all types of jewellery from rings to earrings, necklaces and broaches making them great for gifting.
Moonstone, which originates from India and Sri Lanka is said to restore mental balance and offers clarity of the mind. It helps the wearer find peace and the perfect balance of emotions as well as offering a healing property to restore mental wellbeing. The stones can be found in a variety of colours, from blue and white pink to grey or green.
Alexandrite has often been described as ’emerald by day and ruby by night’ as the stone will look green in sunlight but red under lamplight. This stone has a hardness of 8.5 making it a very durable stone for setting. Alexandrite is said to bring the wearer good fortune and luck and brings balance between the physical and spiritual world.