The birthstones for June are very personal for me. Not only because it is my birthstone, but because I love the meaning attached to all of them.
The modern birthstone for June is the pearl. The formation of a pearl in the oyster is a true miracle of nature. I use pearls in many of my pieces, they add a soft feminine touch that I love.
Pearls symbolize the best within us. Honesty, purity , wisdom and integrity. They remind us to walk with Dignity. Pearls are calming and centering. They promote faith, charity, integrity, truth and loyalty. They especially enhance personal integrity. Pearls help clear the mind so that it can be a clean channel for wisdom and spiritual guidance.
The mystical birthstone for June is the Moonstone.
Moonstone is used in crystal healing to help calm responses and avoid overreaction. They enhance feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition and psychic abilities. They are also believed to bring strong energies of abundance to one’s life. The Moonstone is a stone of protection while travel at sea. (Travel at sea was a major part of my adult life, giving it another reason for being one of my favorites)
The traditional birthstone for June is the Alexandrite, which was the favorite gemstone of the royal Russian family. Alexandrite is believed to increase confidence and self esteem. It brings about success and prosperity. It is a stone for spiritual re-birth and is used by crystal healers in repairing the tissues of the body.
Alexandrite is special and meaningful because of its ability to change color in different light.