June’s Birthstone, the Alexandrite
What is June’s birthstone?
The Alexandrite is the month of June’s birthstone. Now June babies, you just could not make up your mind with your birthstone, could you? June has a whopping 3 gems as birthstones; Pearl, Alexandrite, and Moonstone. Alexandrite has become the most popular of these stones.
What are the properties of Alexandrite?
Alexandrite is associated with balance, confidence, and joy. It has a remarkable ability to dramatically change colour in different lights. It can be green by daylight and red under incandescent light. Other varieties of Alexandrite may be yellowish or pink in daylight and raspberry red by artificial light. With its ability to switch from one side of the colour spectrum to the other,
What does the word Alexandrite mean?
As a more modern gem of the gemstone world, Alexandrite is named for the former czar of Russia, Alexander II, and was first discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia, supposedly on the day of his birth. It was adopted as the national stone of Tsarist Russia, as the stone contained the two Tsarist colours, red and green.
Alexandrite symbolizes the extremes and is said to imbue the wearer with the ability to find harmony among contrasting forces
Alexandrite Initial Necklace or Bracelet is a special gift for a loved one, be it your daughter, mother, friend anyone who bears importance in your life… a gift of appreciation. As one of our most popular personalised pieces of jewellery from the Bianca Jones Jewellery collection, you are in with a safe bet with this treasured piece.
Who comes with summer to this earth,
And owes to June her hour of birth,
With ring of alexandrite on her hand
Can health, wealth, and long life command.
Birthstone Poem by Oliver Farrington