The Alexanderite is the Birth Stone for June

Alexandrite is said to help balance one's emotional state, to provide confidence, to increase self-esteem and to help bring about change. It is also said to bring happiness and success, and to intensify feelings of love and sensuality.

Alexandrite is named for the former czar of Russia, Alexander II, and was first discovered in the Ural Mountains of Russia, supposedly on the day of his birth. Chromium gives alexandrite its color and while, in most minerals, a trace element like chromium would provide only one color to the mineral, in alexandrite it gives it two! Coloring agents are dependent on the wavelength of light and the chemical bonds in the crystal to determine the color that they will cause. An element like copper, in normal light, can cause a green color in malachite and a blue color in azurite, it all depends on the character of the chemical bonding. In a single specimen of alexandrite, the chromium is in such a balanced situation that the color of the specimen depends on the character of light that hits the crystal. If the light is natural sunlight or fluorescent light, the crystal will be green; however, if the light is incandescent light from a common indoor light bulb, then the crystal will appear red.

Synthetic corundums spiked with trace elements that yield an alexandrite-like color change are sold as alexandrite on the gemstone market. These stones have a red-violet, near-amethyst color in incandescent light and a blue-violet color in daylight. They are far cheaper than natural alexandrites, which are some of the rarest and most expensive of gemstones.

Get the Following June Gem Set For Just $29.95

1. You Get Our June Birthstone Pendant

DescriptionCZ Tear Drop Pendant
MaterialMade with Genuine .925 Sterling Silver and high quality Cubic Zirconia
FinishHigh polish, rhodium plated
Height19.7 mm (0.8 in)
Width8.0 mm (0.3 in)
Weight2.3 grams

2. Choose Birthstone and Style of Earings

StonesCZ, Spinel, Glass Crystal, Synthetic Gemstone
SettingGenuine .925 Sterling Silver mountings, posts and backs
PackagingEarring pads labeled 'Sterling Silver'
Select Your Earing Style
3. Comes with Sterling Silver Chain and Bonus Pendant

Description: Bonus Heart Charm
Material:Made with Genuine .925 Sterling Silver
Height: 14.5 mm (0.6 in)
Width:12.4 mm (0.5 in)
Weight:0.9 grams
Description: Italian Made Box Chain 1.0mm
Thickness: 1.0 mm (0.04 in)
Lengths (inches): 16
4. Get Free Giftwraping

With every birth stone jewelery set order. We will Giftwrap it then ship direct to the recipiant. We also include a breaf description of this months birthstone and its history and meaning

All For Just $29.95

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