The June Birthstone is Pearl
The birthstone for June is Pearl and the June birthstone color is light purple. Pearls are associated with purity, fidelity and integrity and are often worn by brides on their wedding day.
Pearl is the only organic birthstone and is formed inside mollusks around a foreign particle. Pearls come in many colors depending on the type of freshwater or seawater mollusk that produces them. Cultured pearls are simply farmed pearls where a foreign particle has been introduced deliberately into the mollusk, causing a pearl to form.
‘Pearl’ comes from the Latin word “pirum” which means “pear” reflecting the pear shape of pearls.
JUNE BIRTHDAY INFO CARD
June birthstone - Pearl
June alternative birthstones - Moonstone and Alexandrite
June official birthstones - Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite
June birthstone color - light purple
June birth flower - Rose
1st, 3rd and 30th wedding anniversaries
Zodiac birthstone Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20)
Zodiac birthstone Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22)
55th wedding anniversary