Not only is there one Birthstone but three for this splendid month. For those who are born in the month of June have these unique and lustrous gemstones as their birthstones.
Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite. Each of these gemstones go hand in hand with each other.
What’s so special about these Gemstones?
Well, let’s have a look.
This is one of the most common and popular Gemstones that is worn from ancient times till date. The Pearl is known to signify faith, purity and innocence and is mostly used in jewellery.
Genuine Pearls have a beautiful natural lustre and its translucence and come in a variety of colours, this depends on the type of oyster or clam that it came from.
Interesting Note: In ancient Greece, pearls were thought to be formed when the tears of joy that fell from the eyes of goddess Aphrodite hardened.
You check out “Our Story About Pearl’s” Blog for more information.
The Moonstone Gemstone is another popular stone for a lot of people, mainly for women as in the Chakra world it is believed that the Moonstone will help women to conceive and enhance fertility.
The moonstone has a milky white colour and can come in a form of a piece of jewellery or an ornament.
Moonstone consists of albite and orthoclase, two types of naturally occurring feldspar. These two types stack up naturally in alternating layers during the formation moonstone. When light falls between these slim layers, they scatter into a multitude of directions; giving rise to a beautiful play of light reflections appearing to float on the surface.
It really does hold the power of Mystery.
Alexandrite on the other hand, is inorganic and is a type of chrysoberyl. It is composed of beryllium, oxygen and aluminium and is one of the hardest gemstones after diamond, sapphire and ruby. The exquisite green hues of this June gemstone are due amounts of chromium.
Alexandrite is valued based on the extent of colour change, cut and clarity, and a finely cut Alexandrite can be as expensive as a high- quality diamond.Alexandrite is recognised for itsstriking green shades under natural light and it will also show another mysterious shade under incandescent light.