-Moonstone is part of the feldspar family mineral called orthoclase. Over long periods of time, during its formation the mineral goes through a transformation where it layers in microscopic sediment, and when the light is reflected upon each layer it disperses and bounces back in special glowing glimmer called adularescence.
-Moonstone get’s its name because of its obvious appearance. Moonstone is typically opaque with a glimmering sheen that moves as if it’s trapped water. Moonstone comes in many pastel colors like cream, white, blue, gray, caramel or peach all with a different levels of shimmer.
-The layers of feldspar that stack and create moonstone glow, are an equal size to a wavelength of light, a precise .5 microns. How interesting is that?
-Feldspar is one of the most prevalent minerals on Earth, and is guestimated that 60% of all rock is in some degree feldspar, yet it produces the rarest beauty, moonstone.
-Moonstones can be found in many feldspar-rich soils all over the world, but the most valued come from Sri Lanka. The Sri Lanka moonstone is very famous and highly prized for its beautiful blue sheen. And India produces the best of the darker moonstone with a rainbow sheen.
-Ancient Chinese used moonstone in decoration pieces, sculpture and jewelry 3000 years or longer ago.
-Transparent moonstone is very rare, but does exist and is considered the most valued.
-Indian population considers moonstone sacred even today. Indian ancient civilization gifted moonstone to newlyweds and it has significance for lovers.
-Moonstone has been popular in Roman jewelry dating 2000 years ago.
-Early civilizations used the moon in addition to the old farmer’s almanac theories to plan their farming schedule and foresee any problems. They carried the moonstone with them as token or part of the practice because they believed it signified they were connected with the moon.
-Millennium ago moonstone was mandatory travelers and sailors token. Moonstones sheen symbolized a protection especially at night because it was thought it led the safe way or out of harm’s way.
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-Moonstones ghostly mesmerizing gleam is said to work as hypnotizing tool to transform you into your unconscious beginning to see what you were once were, as a child or perhaps just a thought to lead you to a path of self fulfillment.
-Moonstones connection with the moon, brings equal influences and powers of the moon to you. Become aware of what moon cycles signify and its influences on Earth like weather, tides, animals etc.
-Moonstone influences spiritual growth in way of your awareness Earth bounty and life’s tapestry, and teaches us to recognize Earths omens and what the life force wants us to do.
-Intensifies emotions. Thus it can come especially helpful in expressing your love towards your romantic partner.
- “Moonstone is also the stone of love and eroticism, stimulating the kundalini energy and carnal desires. It is the ultimate fertility crystal. A Moonstone necklace worn during lovemaking at full moon harmonizes the body into the natural lunar cycle. [Megemont, 128][Eason, 145] Or, for fidelity or fertility, make a grid of thirteen Moonstone crystals with a circle of the twelve months around a bedroom, and one centered under the bed.” [Eason, 40]
-White moonstone especially is powerful in awaking your 3rd eye, or alternative perception to experience circumstances and people without your years of influence to see life’s treasures and lessons.
-Any moonstone has some level of influence to stimulate your clairvoyant ability.
-Is said to help with poor sleeping habits.
-Moonstone is regarded as a nurturer in the same spirit of renewal as perhaps camping would. Untimed meditation on top of your favorite hill or mountain or on your favorite hiking trail will intensify its capabilities to shut out all artificial and envelop in nature’s bounty of colors, sounds and other magical senses.
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-Item listing description includes 1 tumbled White Rainbow Moonstone. The average stone is about 1 inch to 1.5 inches at its thickest/widest and they all have some level of adularescence, but don't make the same mistake I did and try to find those shimmering spots inside. Take your time, walk to the park on a bright and sunny day, and you won't be disappointed.
Beautiful stone. I'm glad I purchased it (:
Feb 19, 2018 by obladiobladacrystal
Beautiful and divine!
Dec 21, 2017 by gatorchomp28
Oct 31, 2017 by Dria P
Really nice. Seller is great. Prompt shipment and receipt of order. The packaging and extra detail of the order is great and very much appreciated!
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