Moonstones Are Marvelous: 9 Jewels in June’s Alternate Birthstone

It’s the dreamiest gemstone of all

If I had just been able to hang in there, been born only two days later, I would have been a moonstone baby. Don’t get me wrong, emerald is exquisite, but there’s just something so tremendous about moonstone. The way it glows, as though a piece of the moon is really present in each and every gemstone. How it seems to have mystical powers and brings light to any setting it lives in. I could just go on and on about how much I love moonstone—and, I have—but a picture is worth a thousand words (and I have nine). Have I mentioned how happy I am that designers really seem to dig moonstone right now? Don’t ever change.

Ayva Venus collection moonstone earrings | JCK On Your Market

Venus earrings with 1.3 cts. t.w. moonstones and 0.4 ct. t.w. diamonds, $1,320; Ayva Jewelry


Geoffrey Scott Mikros stacking rings | JCK On Your Market

Mikros stacking rings in oxidized sterling silver and 22k gold vermeil with 4 mm cabochon moonstones, $155 each; Geoffrey Scott


Laura Medine moonstne and diamond ear climbers | JCK On Your Market

Ear climbers with 5.27 cts. t.w. rainbow moonstones and 0.75 ct. t.w. diamonds, $3,600; Laura Medine


Sydney Lynch moonstone Reef cuff bracelet | JCK On Your Market

Moonstone Reef cuff bracelet in oxidized silver and 18k and 22k gold with rainbow and faceted moonstones, $2,640; Sydney Lynch


William Noble moonstone and sapphire drop earrings | JCK On Your Market

Drop earrings with 60 cts. t.w. moonstones, 5 cts. t.w. diamonds, and 1.5 cts. t.w. sapphires, price on request; William Noble


Yael Designs moonstone and color change garnet ring | JCK On Your Market

Ring in 18k white gold with 11.44 ct. moonstone, 0.62 ct. t.w. color-change garnets, and 0.58 cts. t.w. diamonds, $14,260; Yael Designs


Sylvie Collection moonstone teardrop earrings | JCK On Your Market

Teardrop earrings in 14k white gold with moonstones and 0.73 ct. t.w. black diamonds, $1,950 (center stones not incuded); Sylvie Collection


Blackbird and the Snow moonstone pendant | JCK On Your Market

Small Full Moon necklace in 14k antique-plated white gold with moonstone and diamonds, $1,410; Blackbird and the Snow


Dana Rebecca Designs moonstone stud earrings | JCK On Your Market

Emma Harper stud earrings in 14k rose gold with 2.8 cts. t.w. moonstones and 0.06 ct. t.w. diamonds, $1,100; Dana Rebecca Designs

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