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June Birthstone: Pearl

Our featured birthstone for the month of June is Pearl. June also has two other birthstones – Moonstone and Alexandrite.

The Pearl is a precious and classic birthstone, which originates from oceans, lakes and rivers around the world. Pearls are very special and they have been wildly popular in jewellery for centuries because of their natural, timeless beauty.

Pearls are unique among gemstones because they don’t originate from within the Earth but from the sea. They require no special cutting or polishing to maximise their lustrous beauty, which has been treasured since ancient times and ensures that Pearl jewellery, is always in style.

Pearls are organic gems that can be found inside the tissue of living saltwater or freshwater molluscs.

Pearls have long been associated with purity, humility and innocence. These gems suggest chastity, modesty, and stable marriages and relationships. They have been symbols of purity for centuries.

Therefore, Pearls were traditionally given as a wedding gift. It has also been said that Pearls bestow long life and prosperity and are worn to calm a restless mind and to control anger.

Below are some of our Pearl favourites, which make ideal birthday gifts for your loved ones in June, or sentimental wedding gifts. They are available on-line and in store:

Seed Pearl Choker

5 Pearl Hanging Necklace

Clam Shell with Pearl Necklace

Spirit Stone Necklace – Pearl

Charlotte Bracelet – Seed Pearl

Pearl Hoop Earrings

Raindrop and Pearl Earrings

The impact of Covid-19 pandemic on small businesses

The Corona Virus has had a devastating effect on small businesses around the globe. Due to the nationwide lockdown, we are forced to close. Without daily retail revenue, we face a crippling financial blow. The survival of a small business like us requires the support of a nation. We need your patronage now more than ever.

Here are some ways to support our small businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic:

  • Shop online – by making online purchases during this time, it adds to our cash flow. We may not be able to ship your order immediately, but it will be attended to as soon as lockdown ends and courier services resume.
  • If someone you know is celebrating their birthday during the lockdown period, a gift voucher is a great gift idea. We have recently made Gift Card products available in our online store. When purchased, they are sent to the recipient for them to use right away or at a later stage.

Gift Card

  • If you are financially unable to support a local business during this time you can help by following them on social media and leaving positive reviews online.

We support the South African Government’s decision to go into lockdown and are hopeful that, with the support of our loyal customers, our small business will survive these turbulent times.