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Tales of Pearls, Moonstones and Alexandrite, The Three June Birthstones

June Birthstones

While many claim the June Birthstones to be Pearls and Alexandrite the American Gem Society also includes Moonstone. Yet this hasn’t always been true. Most experts agree that the idea of birthstones has their beginnings as far back as Moses.¬†With the gemstones decorating Aaron’s Breastplate as described¬†in the Bible as well as “Antiquities of the […]