June is a special month with a remarkable array of birthstones that are as enchanting as those who possess them. From the lustrous pearl and the otherworldly moonstone - there's an option to suit every taste and budget. Speaking of pearls, did you know that these are the only gems produced by living creatures? Mollusks work wonders by depositing layers of calcium carbonate around tiny irritants in their shells - it's fascinating! The second birthstone, moonstone, is a unique gem with an enigmatic, shimmery luster that shifts with the lunar cycle. Embrace your wondrous birthstone and all the stories and secrets that come with it.