Moonstone, history and lore

 

Moonstone and its milky appearance

According to a Hindu myth moonstone is made of solidified moonbeams. If you look at de soft white colored moonstone you immediatly know why: that milky dreamy appearance. The soft white colour is not the only colour, there are also moonstones in a soft salmon orange or a gray hue. Especially the combination of these three colours make moonstone special. Besides being a beautiful stone, moonstone is also a good luck bringer. And it is believed that if you put a moonstone in your mouth (don’t swallow it!) during full moon you can see the future.

Moonstone and spirituality

The moonstone harmonizes the hormonal system, helps against stomach acid and menstrual disorders. The moonstone also promotes satisfaction and soothes your emotional life. Chakra: 2nd or sacral chakra.

Gemology

Moonstone is part of the Feldspar group just like the labradorite and sunstone. Adularescent is the soft shine on the moonstone and is one of the identifiers for moonstone. Did you know that moonstone exist in different colors like colorless, yellow, gray, green and peach.

 

Moonstone and the zodiac signs

Moonstone belongs to the zodiac signs Cancer, Scorpio and Libra and is the birthstone of June.