The Birthstone for June 2016
The birthstone for June is Pearl; unique gemstones as they are the only gems from living sea creatures and require no faceting or polishing to reveal their natural beauty.
Pearls possess a uniquely delicate translucence and lustre that place them amongst the most highly valued of gemstones. Ancient legend says that pearls were thought to be the tears of the gods and the Greeks believed that wearing pearls would promote marital bliss. The pearl is also said to symbolize the purity, generosity, integrity and loyalty of its wearer.