Born in June? Lucky you! You have a couple of birthstones to celebrate your birth month.
The most popular is the Pearl, a symbol of purity and is known as the "stone of sincerity." The ancient Greeks believed that pearls were the hardened tears of joy from Aphrodite, the goddess of love. They regarded this gorgeous natural phenomenon as something that made love and marriage happen. No wonder it's so often worn by brides on their wedding day and is also chosen to honor the love a 30th anniversary.
Pearls are thought to promote personal integrity, charity, innocence and faith, as well as help to focus a person's attention. It is said to have special healing powers by easing digestive distress.
So not only does this gemstone add an exotic touch to jewelry, but it also enhances the wearer's sense of well being.
The other white June birthstone is the Moonstone. It is very sacred in India because it contains a spirit that brings good fortune.The ancient Romans believed the stone was actually formed form moonlight and that those wearing it would receive wisdom, wealth and success in battle. Not only that, moonstone was thought to regulate the ups and downs of our emotions, just like the force of the moon on the earth causes the tides to ebb and flow.
And like its sister birthstone, this gem too helps to balance the digestive system and helps to bring emotional peace to the wearer.
June babies have all the luck. Two magnificent miracles of nature to claim as their birthstones.....milky white beauties that bring fortune and love. Now that makes one wonderful birthday gift.