June Birthstone Highlight

June Birthstone Highlight

June is one of only two months that has three birthstones associated with it, giving the lucky people born in June a choice of gemstones!

June’s birthstones range from creamy-colored pearl and moonstone to the rare color-changing alexandrite!

Some fun facts about these gemstones:

  • A pearl is an organic gem that grows inside saltwater and freshwater mollusks
  • Pearls are also gifted on 1st, 3rd, 12th and 30th wedding anniversaries
  • Moonstone comes in a range of colors spanning yellow, gray, green, blue, peach and pink—sometimes displaying a star or cat’s eye
  • Alexandrite is a very rare color change variety of the mineral chrysobery
  • Alexandrite is also the traditional gift to celebrate a 55th wedding anniversary.

Take a look at some of our top gifting ideas!

1. Add-Her Pearl necklace

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2. Gold pearl ring from our Estate Collection

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3. Freshwater pearl earrings & lariat necklace

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To learn more about these beautiful gemstone – check out the American Gem Society article found here.

 

 

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Michaels Jewelers

With 10 locations throughout Connecticut, Michaels Jewelers is one of the state’s leading merchants of diamonds and fine jewelry and is a family-run business whose tradition spans over five generations.

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