The Three Best Gemstones For June To Choose From
If you were born in June, you are lucky enough to have three different gemstones. June is one of only three months, along with August and December, which have three gemstones. This gives you a choice of three beautiful gemstones.
Pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone are the stones for June. People born in June have a lot of beautiful gems to choose from, and because they come in different colors and prices, they can find one that fits their mood or budget.
There are three gemstones to choose from:
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Pearls are the only precious stones that come from living things. Mollusks make pearls by building up layers of calcium carbonate around tiny things that get stuck in their shells. These things are usually not grains of sand, as is commonly thought.
Hardness: 2.5 – 4.5
Fine pearl jewelry can be passed down from one generation to the next. Pearls are the only precious gems that belong in the same category as diamonds, emeralds, rubies, and sapphires, which are called "fine jewelry."
Alexandrite is a relatively new gem. It was found in Russian emerald mines in the Ural Mountains. Legends say that it was founded in 1834, on the same day that the future Czar of Russia, Alexander II, turned 18. This is why it was given his name.
It is very strong and doesn't have any cracks, which tend to break when hit. Because of this, it is a good choice for rings and other mountings that will be worn every day. Alexandrite is an 8.5 on the Mohs scale of how hard things are.
Pliny, a Roman naturalist, came up with the name moonstone for June's third gemstone. He said that the shimmery look of the moonstone changed with the phases of the moon.
Hardness: 6 – 6.5
Even though this alternative June gemstone is a bit fragile, it is a popular choice for jewelry. Moonstones can be found all over the world. It is prized for its blue-to-white adularescence, which looks like the moonlight. Even though this alternative June gemstone is a bit fragile, it is a popular choice for jewelry.
More specifically, about gemstones for June. Pearl and moonstone were the only birthstones for the month of June on the original list. Alexandrite was added to the list in 1952, nearly 100 years after it was first found. So, people born in June can choose from three beautiful gems.
Most people think of the pearl as the June birthstone, but alexandrite and moonstone are also sometimes thought of as June gemstones.
Alexandrite's value is always affected by its size. This is shown in our Price Guide, which you can see below. Top-quality natural gems of up to one carat can sell for up to $15,000 per carat. Prices for diamonds with more than one-carat range from $50,000 to $70,000 per carat.
June is the month to celebrate love and happiness. And if you are looking for a gift for your partner or loved one, then you can choose from the three gemstones that represent love, joy, and happiness.