Birthstones and Meanings (April –June)
Easily one of the most popular stones in the world, diamonds represent the bonds of eternal love. However, it also symbolizes courage and strength, which makes the diamond the perfect representation of eternal love throughout all of life’s ups and downs. The diamond is also present throughout the world with multiple meanings. For instance, according to Hindu mythology, the diamond which is known as “Vajra” was a lightening weapon, used by Indra who is king of the gods.
Symbolizing wisdom, patients, and personal growth, the emerald has been popular throughout history in nearly every corner of the earth. It is even said that the emerald was Cleopatra’s favorite stone to wear. Romans attributed emerald to the goddess Venus, who was the goddess of beauty and love.
While June has a multitude of birthstones, the most popular is the pearl. The collection of June stones, all with a rather milky, cool tone, is said to bring the wearer alleviation from stress and anxiety. They are also associated with things like chastity, modesty, and purity.
To be continued…