Shop June's birthstone, Pearl and Moonstones! Moonstone is June’s second birthstone. It is named after the silver rays within the stone which glint like moonbeams over water. Moonstone is thought to be a symbol of power, bringing health and wisdom to those who wear
With its ethereal or heavenly looks it is no wonder that Moonstone is surrounded by mythology and spiritual energy. In the ancient world from east to west, these gemstones were believed to fall from the sky and the magical shimmering display does hint at supernatural origins.
Moonstone's obvious association with the moon itself has lead it to be often seen as possessing feminine powers such as intuition, creativity, nurture and unconditional love.
Pearls are thought to be a symbol of purity, power and chastity and were once associated with the moon.
Birthstones are shrouded in myth and legend – they're traditionally believed to bring good luck and therapeutic powers. It was thought that wearing the gemstone during its associated month helped to enhance its abilities, the idea being that you should own all 12 and wear each one depending on the time of year.