The June Birthstone is Pearl
The birthstone for June is Pearl and the June birthstone color is light purple. Alternative and other official birthstones for June are Moonstone and Alexandrite.
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 SYMBOLS
Alternative Birthstones: Moonstone and Alexandrite
Official birthstones: Pearl, Moonstone and Alexandrite
Birthstone color: light purple
Birth flower: Rose
Zodiac star sign: Gemini (May 21 – Jun 20)
Zodiac star sign: Cancer (Jun 21 – Jul 22)
1st, 3rd and 30th wedding anniversaries: Pearl
55th wedding anniversary: Alexandrite
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