June Birthstones – What you need to know about Birthstone June Month: Alexandrite (Birthstone – June) before buying the Moonstone Birthstone
Birthstone Alexandrite – Birthstone for June
Birthstone June? The birthstone for month of June is Alexandrite. Derived from the name of the Russian czar ‘Alexander II’, Alexandrite was discovered on the day of his birthday, when his miners discovered a new gem in the Ural Mountains that appeared like emerald in the day, but shone red at night.
June Birthstone Ring
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Alexandrite Birthstone color: June
Color of June Birthstone? Sometimes called ‘an emerald by day and a ruby by night’, Alexandrite has the unique property of exhibiting different colors depending on the time of the day.
In imperial Russia, Alexandrite had a special significance, for red and green were the imperial Russian colors. Thus, with this unique birthstone color for June, Alexandrite was widely regarded as a symbol of good luck.
Birthstone of June – Other Birthstones for June
June Birthstone Pearl
Beside Alexandrite, the other birthstones for June include the pearl and the moonstone. The pearl symbolizes health and longevity, modesty and purity. It is actually not a stone, but an organic creation of oysters and shellfishes.
Other June’s Birthstone: Moonstone Birthstone
The other June birthstone is the moonstone. As the moonstone is turned back and forth, it emits a special, silvery light that seems to ‘dance’ like moonbeams over water. The moonstone symbolizes tender passion, and is a good-luck gemstone much revered by many Eastern cultures.
June Birthstone Jewelry / Alexandrite Birthstone Jewelry
June Birthstone Pearl Jewelry
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Alexandrite Birthstones: June Birthstone Angel
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