June Birthstones: Colors, Symbolism and Healing Properties
What are the Birthstones for June
The gemstones pearl, moonstone, and alexandrite are best suited for those born in the month of June. The creamy white pearl symbolizes chastity, purity, and innocence, the colorless moonstone stands for passion, love, good luck and fertility, while alexandrite, a color-changing stone stands for good fortune and love.
June birthstones are well suited for the second (1st to 10th June) and third (11th to 20th June) decade Geminians and first (21st to 30th June) decade Cancerians.
Healing Properties of June Birthstones
- Instills feelings of love and innocence
- Enhances good luck and wealth
- Helps strengthen relationships
- Makes its wearer loyal
- Promotes wisdom and knowledge
- Ushers a new beginning
Pearl has an ancient history gaining prominence in different cultures. In 2300 B.C., members of Chinese royalty were bestowed with gifts of pearl. They were regarded as precious and a law had been passed by Julius Caesar confining it to be worn only by the ruling class.
Other Colors of Pearl As a Birthstone
Blue: Provides courage, trust, tranquility, and truth
Yellow: Enhances creativity, happiness, optimism, and clarity
Green: Represents overall growth, balance, renewal, and hope
Black: Intensifies hope, and positivity also having healing powers
Brown: Stands for harmony, masculinity, dependability, and practicality
Pink: Signifies fame, good fortune, and success
Gold: Enhances wealth and prosperity
- Relieves stress
- Brings in good fortune and success
- Promotes emotional stability
- Enhances inner growth
- Good for those with problems of the digestive system
Moonstone has been of immense significance in different cultures and traditions. According to Hindu mythology, the gem was thought to be made from moonbeams because of its luster. The Romans too thought on similar lines and believed moonstone to develop from the rays of the moon. The Ancient Greeks, on the other hand, christened the moonstone to “Aphroselene” after the names of the goddesses of love and moon, Aphrodite and Selene respectively.
Other Colors of Moonstone As a Birthstone
Blue: Instills positivity, peace, and calmness
Purple: Acts as a great talisman protecting from the evil eye
Pink: Smooth and soothing, giving strength to the wearer
Green: Provides emotional stability, intensifies fertility and helps one remain grounded
Orange: Serves as a stress reliever, soothing one’s heart
Yellow: Gives emotional stability, helping to relieve stress
- Brings in feelings of joy
- Enhances creativity
- Provides a calming effect
- Promotes emotional stability
- Helps in the functioning of the skeletal and nervous system
Alexandrite derives its name from Alexander II, the famous Russian Tsar, and was discovered in 1834 in the Tokovaya River area near the Ural mountains. This is also a precious gemstone, mostly associated with the royalty.
Other Colors of Alexandrite As a Birthstone
It is a color-changing gemstone, being greenish-blue or yellowish-green in daylight, and red or pink in candlelight. Irrespective of its color, the stone is totality is known for its positivity, good luck charm, and healing properties.
Other June Gemstones
Citrine – Enhances wealth and increases self-confidence
Ruby – Increases courage and motivation, brings in prosperity and happiness
Sapphire – Provides serenity and peace of mind
Chrysoprase – Brings in success, joy, and happiness
Tiger’s Eye – Promotes mental clarity helping to solve problems
Agate – Calms the mind, increases concentration and analytical abilities
Chalcedony – Instills generosity and wards off negativity
Which of the three birthstones would suit you the best, or whether you may need an alternative gemstone, is a fact that can best be decided by a professional astrologer. Hence, instead of randomly wearing one, always take an expert’s consultation in this regard.
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