Birthstone for June: Pearl

Posted by Fiona Caldwell on

The pearl is the oldest known gem, and for many centuries it was considered the most valuable. However, unlike other gems, the pearl is organic matter derived from a living creature - oysters and mollusks. 

Birthstone

Pearl is the traditional birthstone for June. An alternate birthstones for June is Moonstone.

Properties of Pearl

Pearl symbolizes the purity, generosity, integrity, and loyalty of its wearer, and is believed to attract wealth and luck as well as offer protection. 

Sources of Pearl

Today Pearls predominately come from Japan, Australia, Indonesia, Myanmar, China, India, Philippines, and Tahiti. The South Sea waters around Australia, Indonesia, and Myanmar are renowned for their large, white pearls, while Japan’s pearls are highly valued for their lustrous character. 

Pearl Jewellery

Have a look at our beautiful Pearl jewellery...rings, bracelets, necklaces and earrings.

    


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