Pearl and Moonstone are both birthstones for the month of June.
Pearls are organic gems that grow inside the tissue of a living oyster or mussel. Ancients from the Middle East believed that pearls were teardrops fallen from heaven. The Chinese thought that pearls came from the brain of a dragon. Pearls have long been associated with purity, humility and innocence.
Moonstone is part of the feldspar group of minerals and is know for the multi-colored sheen that dances across the stone in light. This June birthstone has been associated with both the Roman and Greek lunar deities, and Hindu mythology claims that it is made of solidified moonbeams. Moonstone is often associated with love, passion and fertility, and luck.