Viktoriya Sus

·Smith College, BA in History and Economics

·Parsons School of Design - The New School, Associate Degree in Fashion Merchandising

·Assistant Buyer for a high-end jewelry retailer (2008-2012)

·Sales Manager for a luxury jewelry brand (2012-2014)

·VP of Sales and Buyer for various companies in the jewelry industry, specializing in precious jewelry (2015 - present)

·Regular Contributor, White Victoria Fashion and Lifestyle Blog (2019-present)

·Excellent communication and writing abilities, with a keen eye for fashion and lifestyle trends

What's the June Birthstone

Does your birthday come in June? If yes, then you are lucky because you have three birthstones: pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone. June is one of twelve months with three birthstones; the other one is December. 

Each gemstone has unique qualities that make it special. You can choose one of the three according to your mood, budget, or personality. They come in different colors and prices. Let’s dig a little deeper and find out what they stand for.

Pearl Birthstone History & Symbolism

Pearl Birthstone History & Symbolism

The first one is a pearl birthstone, which comes from water bodies like lakes, rivers, oceans, etc., all around the world. It is said that pearls are a lady's best friend, and those born in June are just super lucky. The reason is simple: pearls symbolize wisdom acquired through experience. 

It is also believed that pearls bring good fortune and protection to those who wear them. Pearls are unique because they are made from living organisms, primarily oysters and mollusks. Pearls are linked with innocence and purity, which is why they can be such a beautiful wedding gift for someone born in June. 

Where Is The Pearl Birthstone Found?

Where Is The Pearl Birthstone Found

You can find pearls cultivated on farms away from crowded cities or polluted water- basically, in a clean river, ocean, pond, lake, etc. Akoya pearls are typically found in China and Japan. South Sea pearls are from the coasts of Australia. Tahitian black pearls are from the Gambier Islands and the Tuamotu Archipelago. 

The history of finding pearls goes back almost 5,000 years. Surprisingly, the Arabian Gulf was the hot spot for natural pearls then, and some also found this birthstone in the Red Sea. At the beginning of the 16th century, pearls were found in the water of Mexico. 

Value Of Pearl Birthstone

Value Of Pearl Birthstone

Pearls are said to be of high value, and the basic factors that help determine their value are the size of the pearl, shape, luster, surface quality, Color, etc. The larger the size of the pearl birthstone you have, the more expensive it will be. You can measure its size in millimeters, and remember that large pearls are rare to find.

Similarly, the round pearl is very rare and hard to find. Other than that, there are oval, drop, button-shaped, etc. pearls with their unique appeal. If you are lucky and you find a perfect round pearl, you will have to pay more for it than for any other shape.

Lustre is the reflective quality or shine on the surface of the pearl. Pearls with high luster are more shiny and expensive, while a pearl with basic shine is an affordable piece to buy. Now, we all know that pearls are white or cream, but they are sometimes available in pink, black, or blue. The different colors are more valuable than the basic white or cream pearl.

Pearl Birthstone Care And Cleaning Tips

Pearl Birthstone Care And Cleaning Tips

For a better understanding of the cleaning tips, you should know that on the Mohs Scale, pearls are rated from 2.5 to 3.0 for their hardness. This simply means that pearls are soft gems, and they need special care. That is why you should store them in a separate compartment to avoid any scratches.

Keep them in a soft bag instead of a poly bag if you don’t want any scratches on the surface of a pearl stone. When you are about to wear them for a party, do your makeup before wearing it. You should even apply perfume or hair products before wearing the beautiful pearl gemstone.

Alexandrite And Moonstone

Alexandrite And Moonstone

Two other birthstones for June are alexandrite and moonstone. Alexandrite is famous for its Color-changing properties. It is green in the daylight and changes to red under incandescent light. These birthstones were first found in Russia. You’d be surprised to see the cat’s eye effect on this birthstone. 

If you want balance and transformation in your life, you should wear the Alexandrite birthstone. It brings inner strength and stability. You can better navigate your life’s challenging times gracefully.

On the other hand, there is a moonstone birthstone, which is popular for its shimmery appearance. It is named moonstone because of the way light reflects off its layers, giving it a brightness, almost like the moon. You can find it in blue, pink and white, etc., and blue ones are the most precious. Moonstone symbolism is divine feminine, and it brings a calm energy to those who wear it.

Favorite June Birthstone Jewelry Gifts

Favorite June Birthstone Jewelry Gifts

There are many June birthstone jewelry gifts, and we are going to start with a peach freshwater pearl necklace that will cost you about $900. Next, you can also buy a peacock green Tahitian pearl ring for your lover on their birthday for about $370. 

You can also make a ring or stud earrings out of moonstone birthstone. There is a mirror moonstone ring for $310.31 in different sizes. You can also find some interesting options for people who want alexandrite birthstone.

Wrapping up!

Wrapping up

With this, we can end our article about June birthstones, and you should hurry up to buy one of three beautiful birthstones - alexandrite, pearl, and moonstone. 



What Is The Original Birthstone For June? 

June has three birthstones - alexandrite, pearl, and moonstone.

What Is The Most Popular Birthstone For June? 

Pearls are the most famous birthstone for June. They are famous for their innocence and purity. 

What Is The June Birthstone Color?

The Color of June's birthstone is white.

What Color Is Your Birthstone?

Take a look at this table to know your birthstone. 

Deep red
Light blue
Pearl, Alexandrite, and Moonstone
White, Color-changing, and white
Olive green
Opal and Tourmaline
Multi-colored and various colors
Topaz and Citrine
Yellow or orange and yellow or golden
Turquoise, Tanzanite, and Zircon
Turquoise blue, violet-blue, and various colors

When Should You Offer a June Birthstone to Someone?

You can offer a June birthstone to someone, possibly on their anniversary or birthday.