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Pearl

June’s birthstone is the Pearl, symbolizing love, happiness and success. Known as “tear drops of the moon” mythology states pearls are formed by the passage of angels through the clouds of heaven. The soft delicate qualities of pearls have become a symbol of purity, honesty and innocence

Pearls are of the oldest known gemstones, they are best known for their luminescent qualities. The most well-known colour of a pearl is white, however pearls can be found in cream, peach, pink, silver, gold, grey, purple and even black or blue pearls.

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Birthstone
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June

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Colour
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Best known for their luminescent qualities the most well known colour is white. Pearls encourage creativity; they remain timeless and can be found in cream, peach, pink, silver, gold, grey, purple and even black or blue pearls.

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Hardness
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Pearls are not ranked in Mohs scale of mineral hardness.

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Care
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A Pearl’s toughness is usually good, but aging, dehydration, and sometimes excessive bleaching during initial processing might make some pearls more fragile.

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Cleaning
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Pearls should never be cleaned in an ultrasonic or steam cleaner. It’s safe to use warm, soapy water for occasional, thorough cleaning. If the pearls are strung, be sure the string is completely dry before wearing.

For routine care, it’s best to wipe cultured pearls with a very soft, clean cloth after each wearing.

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Famous Pearls
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The La Peregrina pearl ‘s history spans almost 500 years –travelling from the Pearl Islands where African Slaves discovered it to adorning a pendant of Mary I of England.