The June Birthstones: Pearl + Moonstone

June Birthstones - Pearl or Moonstone

 

 There are three stones that are used as the birthstones for the month of June.

Pearl, moonstone + alexandrite. While alexandrite is a very rare and usually only found in expensive gem quality, both pearl  and moonstone are much more accessible and affordable. 

 

Pearl

 

Mineral Family : Mollusk

Elements : Water

Chakras : Third Eye / Anja

Mantra : I am capable of transmuting and healing from all that life can bring me.

Key Words : Wisdom – Serenity – Tenacity – Purity

 

The healing nature of the pearl is highly emotional. It captures this ability via its formation process, where it begins as an irritant within the oyster. As the oyster attempts to heal and purify itself, it secretions create the pearl. This process mimics our human emotional journey, stumbling upon irritants and lessons, then as we embrace them we re-create ourselves. The pearl teaches us to embrace our emotions as they are the way forward to perfection.

 

 

Moonstone 

 

Mineral Family : Feldspar

Elements : Air - Water

Chakras : Third Eye / Anja

Mantra : I am in flow the beauty of the universe and fully embody the sensuality of the divine feminine.

Key Words : Femininity - Flow - New beginnings - Embodiment

 

Moonstone is connected to the divine feminine energy as well as the cycles of the moon. This is a sensual and creative stone that brings calm, peace and balance. It has long been touted as the travellers stone, especially for those who travel by night as it is said to hold the light of the moon to guide the wearer on their journey. It’s reflective nature acts as a mirror, encouraging us to regularly reflect on our actions and thoughts to help us continue on our truest soul path.