The glowing orb of iridescence that is the pearl has enchanted women for centuries. Cleopatra drank hers in vinegar, Mary Queen of Scots strung hers in a rosary and Napoleon’s second wife, Empress Marie Louise, preferred her pearls ensconced in a golden tiara. However you choose to wear June’s magnificent birthstone, you will feel like royalty. After all, the resplendent pearl is known as the queen of gems and the gem of queens.
Pearl is June’s birthstone, lending its ethereal beauty to the traditional month for weddings. Since ancient times, when the month was dedicated to the Roman Goddess of marriage, it has been considered good luck to take marriage vows beneath June’s sunny skies. Even today, one cannot imagine June without conjuring images of brides in lace and, of course, pearls.
Do you know what Marilyn Monroe, Rafael Nadal, Angelina Jolie, Johnny Depp, Anne Frank, George Bush, Donald Trump, Paula Abdul, Michael Phelps and Prince William have in common? We know that they are all famous on their own right. They some of the most popular actresses, actors, athletes, authors, musicians, entrepreneurs and politicians in the world. Well, the answer is actually not complicated. All of them are born in the month June
Pearls are June Birthstones: along with Pearl, Moonstone (Traditional: Alexandrite).
There is so much history about pearls that five (5) months claim them as their birthstone: February, April, June (traditional), July and November.
Pearls are an astral stone for the signs Gemini and Cancer are linked to the moon. Pearls have been called the “teardrops of the moon”. Some believe that pearls were formed by the passage of angels through the clouds of heaven.