This is a special month for The Pearl Source since the June birthstone is the pearl. That’s why we wanted to host a giveaway on our website. We are giving away a beautiful pair of Akoya pearl stud earrings. We will announce the winner in the first week of July. You can enter the giveaway below at the end of this post. Good Luck!
What is a birthstone? It’s a gem that represents a specific birth month on the calendar. Each birthstone has its own historical significance and unique meaning behind it. These inspiring gems have been popular among jewelry wearers since ancient times.
Back then, many civilizations believed that there were incredible powers within gemstones, such as health, prosperity, and luck. For example, the pearl is one of the gemstones for the month of June. According to the American Gem Society’s list of healing gemstones, the pearl is known for its calming properties. This gemstone symbolizes charity, truth, purity, integrity, and loyalty.
Gemstone Quality: Yesterday & Today
The birthstones of today’s birth months aren’t necessarily the exact same ones celebrated during ancient times. Back then, the most important feature of any gem was color. So, the focus was on color specifically, when it came gemstone quality.
For one thing, in the olden days, gem experts and jewelry sellers didn’t make distinctions between Garnet and Ruby, because they were both red. Today, we use various methods, in conjunction with each other, to distinguish and categorize gems. So, such distinctions are clearly made by professionals before the gems hit the market.
Birthstones List by Months
Here is a list of birthstones by month, which we put together based on the birthstone list endorsed by the American Gem Society:
- January – Garnet
- February – Amethyst
- March – Aquamarine
- April – Diamond
- May – Emerald
- June – Pearl, Alexandrite & Moonstone
- July – Ruby
- August – Peridot & Spinel
- September – Sapphire
- October – Tourmaline & Opal
- November – Citrine & Topaz
- December – Zircon, Tanzanite & Turquoise
As you can see from the birthstone list above, June is one of the only two months on the calendar that’s associated with three different birthstones. This gives some Geminis and Cancers multiple choices for birthstone jewelry, as well as gift ideas for their loved ones.
However, according to tradition, June is Pearl Month. Traditionally, the pearl is the true June birthstone.
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June Birthstone: The Pearl Month
The amazing birthstones of June range in colors from creams to rare colors that change with different light. That’s because pearls come in many amazing colors, both naturally colored and artificially dyed. Real pearls last forever, as these gems are as durable as Mother Nature intended.
One of the greatest gifts you can give a Cancer or a Gemini whose birthday is in June is jewelry. And, an amazing birthday gift idea for June is a piece of custom pearl jewelry that fits the person’s style and personality.
June Birthstone poem – the Pearl
“Who comes with summer to this earth
And owes to June her hour of birth
A pearl should wear against her skin
Who’s innocence many a heart shall win.”
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These days, pearl birthstones are becoming more and more popular, as millennials and younger crowds find creative ways to style with pearls. From pearl engagement rings to pearl earrings, from long and short strands of pearl necklaces to pearl bracelets, these gems make any jewelry look fashionable and unique.
Pearl Birthstone Jewelry for June Birthdays
Pearl jewelry comes in many different styles these days. You can even have custom jewelry created using a variety of pearls, such as:
- Akoya Pearls
- Freshwater Pearls
- Tahitian South Sea Pearls
- Golden South Sea Pearls
- White South Sea Pearls
Buying pearls doesn’t have to be expensive. Making your purchase from an online pearl store with wholesale prices is the best route to go. A quality store, such as The Pearl Source, will ensure the quality of your pearls before they hit the store through thorough, professional pearl grading systems.
Shop for real pearls and pearl jewelry from an online store you can trust. Shop for pearls here.
Enter the giveaway below and win this beautiful pair of Akoya pearl stud earrings:
- 7-8mm White Freshwater Pearl Necklace - July 11, 2017
- 8mm Tahitian South Sea Pearl Stud Earrings- Various Colors - July 11, 2017
- 7-8mm White Freshwater Pearl Necklace – AAAA Quality - July 11, 2017