June's Mesmerizing Birthstones: Moonstone, Alexandrite, and Pearl

June's Mesmerizing Birthstones: Moonstone, Alexandrite, and Pearl

Each month is associated with its unique birthstones, but only three of the months have more than 2 different gemstones to choose from (August and December also have three)! For the month of June, we are graced with three mesmerizing gemstones: moonstone, alexandrite, and pearl, all of which we feature in one way or another in our collections! These gemstones possess distinct characteristics and hold deep symbolism, making them cherished and sought-after by many. In this article, we will delve into the meaning and attributes behind each of these precious gems, unraveling their beauty and significance.

Moonstone - A Celestial Gem:

Moonstone Gemstone

Moonstone, with its ethereal shimmer and captivating hues, is aptly named for its resemblance to the moon's luminous glow. It is a mesmerizing gemstone known for its strong connection to intuition, spirituality, and femininity. Let's explore its attributes further:

  • Inner Harmony and Emotional Balance: Moonstone is believed to bring balance and harmony to one's emotions, soothing stress, and anxiety. It encourages inner peace, nurtures emotional intelligence, and promotes a deeper understanding of oneself.
  • Intuition and Insight: With its close association with the moon, moonstone is often linked to heightened intuition and clairvoyance. It is said to enhance one's ability to perceive and understand subtle energies and emotions, providing guidance during times of uncertainty.
  • Divine Feminine Energy: Moonstone has long been associated with feminine energy and is regarded as a symbol of fertility and motherhood. It is believed to empower women, enhancing their natural qualities of compassion, nurturing, and intuition.

Ember Moonstone Necklace

Ember Moonstone Necklace - Shop more of our favorite moonstone pieces here!

Alexandrite - The Color-Changing Wonder:

Alexandrite Gemstone

Alexandrite is a rare and exceptional gemstone renowned for its captivating color-changing properties. It shifts between shades of green in daylight to hues of red or purple under incandescent light. This extraordinary gem represents change, transformation, and balance. Let's explore its attributes further:

  • Adaptability and Transformation: Alexandrite's unique ability to change color symbolizes adaptability and the capacity to embrace life's transformations. It encourages individuals to embrace change, fostering personal growth, and inspiring a positive outlook.
  • Balance and Harmony: The dualistic nature of alexandrite's color spectrum serves as a reminder of the importance of finding harmony amidst contrasting aspects of life. It symbolizes the balance between light and dark, yin and yang, encouraging individuals to seek equilibrium and emotional well-being.
  • Joy and Prosperity: Alexandrite is often associated with joy, good fortune, and abundance. It is believed to attract prosperity and stimulate the wearer's creativity and imagination, making it a cherished gem for those seeking inspiration and success.

Elsa Alexandrite Ring

Shop our Elsa Alexandrite Ring here!

Pearl - Timeless Elegance and Purity:


Pearl, the only gemstone created by living organisms, has been revered for centuries for its timeless beauty and symbolic significance. It is associated with purity, wisdom, and emotional healing. Let's explore its attributes further:

  • Purity and Innocence: Pearls are often regarded as symbols of purity, representing the inner essence of a person untouched by the hardships of life. They inspire purity of thought and promote innocence and integrity.
  • Emotional Healing and Nurturing: Pearls are believed to possess a calming and nurturing energy, soothing emotional imbalances and promoting a sense of tranquility. They aid in emotional healing and promote harmonious relationships.
  • Wisdom and Self-Discovery: Pearls are often associated with wisdom gained through experience. They encourage self-reflection and self-discovery, aiding individuals in understanding their true selves and embracing personal growth.

Kiara Pearl Earrings

Kiara Pearl Earrings - Shop our Modern Pearl pieces here!

The gemstones of June—moonstone, alexandrite, and pearl—each hold their own allure and symbolism which is perfect to fit any personality and style! Even if you aren't a June baby you can still wear these gorgeous gemstones and embody the unique symbolism behind each stone. 

Now that you've found the perfect gemstone for you, read our posts on how to pick the right material and care for it with our latest posts: 'Gold-Filled vs Gold-Plated Jewelry, Which One Is Right For You?' and '4 Effortless Jewelry Care Tips To Keep Your Jewelry Good As New!'.

If gemstones aren't your thing but you still want to represent your birth month we just released a stunning collection of birth flower necklaces that are dainty and perfect for those wanting something a bit more stylized! Shop our Birth Flower Collection today!


Here at Wander and Lust Jewelry we only use the highest quality materials for the price point of our jewelry. All chains and fixings (clasps, tags, etc.,) are 100% gold-filled or sterling silver to ensure the highest quality piece. We want you to rock your W+L pieces for as long as possible so we only use the best materials to do so! Though we hope you don't, if you ever have any questions or concerns with your purchase or the quality of your pieces purchased from us, please reach out so that we can fix it and ensure it won't happen again!

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