The birthstone for June is the mesmerising and mystical Moonstone. It is a captivating gemstone with a stunning blue shimmer that has been prized for centuries for its beauty, elegance, and connection to the divine feminine. In this blog post, we will explore the fascinating world of Moonstone, its history, and the different meanings behind it.
History of Moonstone
Moonstone has a rich and fascinating history, dating back to ancient civilisations. The Romans believed that Moonstone was formed from the light of the moon and that it had the power to bring good fortune and protect its wearer from harm. Roman historian Pliny believed the gem's name, and believed that the colour shifted based on the current phase of the moon. In India, Moonstone was considered sacred and was believed to have healing powers. It was also a popular choice for jewellery among the ancient Greeks and Romans.
The June Birthstone Necklace comes with two chain options, beaded snake and oval choker.
Significance of Moonstone
Moonstone is a gemstone that is associated with many different meanings and symbols. It is believed to be a stone of new beginnings and is often given as a gift to celebrate a new chapter in life. Moonstone is also associated with intuition, creativity, and emotional balance. It is believed to help its wearer tap into their inner wisdom, connect with their emotions, and find inner peace.
Gemini and early Cancer babies – June’s moonstone belongs to you! A hypnotic violet-blue colour, the iridescent moonstone has introspective yin energy strongly linked to our subconscious mind. It helps ground us in our bodies while inspiring us with visions or ideas that come from our subconscious, connecting with our spiritual side through meditation or prayer rituals. Those born in June are in tune with their divine feminine and are reliable in times of chaos.
How to Wear Moonstone
Moonstone is a versatile gemstone that can be worn in many different ways. It is often set in earrings, necklaces, and bracelets, using hardwearing materials like solid gold and gold filled to last. Moonstone's ethereal beauty makes it an ideal choice for bohemian and celestial jewellery.
As a fellow June Gemini, I wear mine as a birthstone charm on my Initial Necklace, a charm designed by me and made exclusively for Maison de Femmes using14K gold gilled and expertly cut, genuine gemstones.
Handmade, gold filled June Moonstone Threader Earrings.
A Meaningful Gift
Moonstone is a gemstone that is as fascinating as it is beautiful. Its rich history, symbolism, and versatility make it a popular choice for jewelry designers and enthusiasts alike. Whether you are looking for a meaningful gift, a unique piece of jewellery, or simply want to add some ethereal beauty to your collection, Moonstone is a gemstone that is sure to captivate and inspire.
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