Alexandrite – June’s Birthstone

alexandrite gemstonesNight and day, the changing hues of Alexandrite enchant the eye and fuel the imagination. The color swings from red to green depending on the light source – green for daylight and purplish red for candle light. Alexandrite is the most famous of color change gems. Due to its ability to change dramatically in shifting light, Alexandrite is associated with a balanced life, self-esteem, and the ability to experience joy.
With a hardness of 8.5 on Moh’s scale, Alexandrite is an excellent gem in terms of wear.