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June Birthstones: Pearls & Moonstones

Pearls & Moonstones

TENTHOUSANDTHINGS Pearl Studded Chain Bracelet, Diamonds by G.St Tennis Bracelet, Surya & The Moon Moonstone Bindi Bracelet

 

June is a unique month in the world of birthstones, as it boasts not one but two captivating gemstones: pearls and moonstones. Both of these gems carry a rich history and a delicate beauty that makes them popular choices for jewelry. Pearls, often associated with purity and innocence, have been treasured for thousands of years. Historically, they were prized by ancient civilizations such as the Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans. Moonstones, on the other hand, are linked with mystery and magic, admired by cultures from the Romans to the ancient Asians, who believed they were solidified moonbeams. Their iridescent glow and ethereal charm have made them a favorite in both ancient and modern times.

Sylva & Cie Diamond & South Sea Pearl charm, Luca 18k chain; Diamond & South Sea Pearl drop earrings

 

Pearl jewelry is timeless and elegant, ranging from classic pearl necklaces and earrings to contemporary designs that mix pearls with other gemstones or metals. Pearls can be found in various colors, including the traditional white and cream, as well as shades of pink, lavender, and even black. Each type of pearl, whether freshwater, Akoya, Tahitian, or South Sea, offers a unique luster and beauty.

 

 

Moonstone jewelry, characterized by its enchanting play of light known as adularescence, often features in rings, pendants, and earrings. The most valued moonstones exhibit a blue sheen and a nearly transparent body. Moonstones can be paired with other stones for a bohemian look or set in fine jewelry for a more sophisticated style.

 


Styling tips for pearl and moonstone jewelry depend on the occasion and the desired look. For a classic and refined appearance, opt for a strand of pearls paired with a little black dress or a business suit. Pearl stud earrings can add a touch of elegance to any outfit, making them a versatile choice for both everyday wear and special events. For a more modern take, consider layering pearl necklaces of different lengths or mixing pearl jewelry with other materials like leather or gold chains.

 

Chroma by G.St Pearl Strand Necklace; Melissa Joy Manning Oval Link Chain Necklace

 

Moonstone jewelry, with its mystical allure, is perfect for adding a touch of whimsy to your wardrobe. Moonstone rings or pendants can be the centerpiece of a casual ensemble, while moonstone earrings can enhance a romantic evening look. When styling moonstones, pair them with soft, flowing fabrics and colors that complement their iridescent glow, such as pastels and neutrals.

 

Surya & The Moon Moonstone Collar Necklace; Gilded by G.St Diamond Celestial Disc Pendant Necklace

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