Moonstone

Colour : Milky white with black inclusions
Chakra : Crown, Third Eye, Solar Plexus, Sacral
Element : Water
Astro Sign : Cancer
Key Words : Feminine, cycles, intuitive

 

A stone for “new beginnings”, Moonstone is a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business matters.

Channelling the energy of the moon, this stone can nourish, give passion, and awaken your feminine energies.

 Moonstone is a Sodium potasissium aluminium silicate of the feldspar group that displays a pearly and opalescent shiller (sheen or lustre) An alternative name is hecatolite.

Moonstone has been used in jewelry for millennia, including ancient civilizations. The Romans admired moonstone, as they believed it was derived from solidified rays of the Moon. Both the Romans and Greeks associated moonstone with their lunar deities. In more recent history, moonstone became popular during the Art Nouveau period; French goldsmith Rene Lalique and many others created a large quantity of jewelry using this stone.