June marks the beginning of summer, bringing weddings and new opportunities. Many believe June to be named after the Roman goddess Juno, who represented womanhood and marriage. Because of this, this month has historically considered an auspicious time for brides and brides-to-be. Interestingly, many of June’s birthstones encourage happiness, faith, and purity. Here are the historical birthstones of June:
The modern birthstone for June in the West, pearl promotes faith, purity, and personal integrity. Pearl is connected to water and moon energy, making it a good stone to help balance your emotions. It is also thought to be useful for connecting to goddess energy.
Another modern birthstone for June, alexandrite sparks intuition and self respect. Using this stone is said to realign the mind, body, and spirit.
As a 15th Century traditional birthstone for June, cat’s eye is a grounding stone. It enhances happiness and serenity while also increasing your intuition and awareness.
Another traditional birthstone for June, turquoise is a powerful healer that helps you release negative beliefs or patterns that may be holding you back. This promotes an optimistic worldview and spiritual awareness.
Emerald was considered a traditional birthstone in Italy. This is a stone of successful love that fittingly supports romance by boosting trust and kindness.
The ancient Arabic birthstone for June, chalcedony is known as a speaker stone for its ability to help with speaking. Chalcedony promotes calm and serenity, especially in small children.
Birthstones at Crystal Life
We hand-select all our stones here at Crystal Life. After hundreds of thousands of years in the earth, they are eager to begin work with their new human partners! When stones arrive at Crystal Life they are welcomed warmly by staff members and the store’s resident nature spirits. The stones are energetically cleared on a regular basis, to help them maintain their own inherent peaceful characteristics and personalities while being visited by so many store guests.
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