June Birthstone – Pearl

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The June birthstone, pearl, is one of the most treasured and highly sought after gems in the world. It is an organic gem, created when a foreign substance enters an oyster or mussel and is coated in layers of a substance called nacre. It is the only gemstone that is created by a living creature and has long been associated with purity and innocence.

Pearls come in a variety of shapes and sizes and can range in colour from white, to cream, to golden, to black. The most valuable and rare pearls are referred to as “natural” pearls, which are created entirely by nature and do not receive any assistance from humans. Natural pearls are extremely difficult to find and can be incredibly valuable, depending on the size, shape, and colour.

Pearls are often thought to bring protection and good luck to the wearer and are often given as gifts to mark special occasions, such as graduations, weddings, and anniversaries. Pearls are also thought to represent faith, charity, and innocence, which makes them a popular choice for gifts.

Pearls have been used in jewellry for centuries, with some of the oldest pieces dating back to ancient Rome.

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