Tuesday, June 10, 2014

June Birthstones

Birthstones, Month of June

Who comes with summer to this earth,

And owes to June her hour of birth,
With ring of agate on her hand
Can health, wealth, and long life command.

~ Tiffany & Co. published this poem and others for each month for the first time in a pamphlet in 1870.

Pearl, Rainbow Moonstone, Alexandrite, Turquose

Sun Signs: Gemini-Pearl Cancer-Ruby
15th- 20th century- Cat's Eye, Turquoise, Agate 
U.S. (18th-19th century)-Pearl, Moonstone
U.S. (*modern)- Pearl, Moonstone, Alexandrite
Britain (modern)- Pearl, Moonstone
Hindu- Pearl

Cat's Eye Ring, Turquoise pendant, Alexandrite Ring, Ruby Pendant, White Agate Ring

*The American, National Association of Jewelers met in Kansas and officially adopted a list which was and is used as the “modern” version of birthstones with very limited changes.

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