Moonstone is a feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminum silicate with a hardness of 6 to 6.5. Its crystal system is monoclinic and prismatic. Moonstone was named after its blue-white sheen, which is caused by its lamellar structure. It is found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Burma, Australia, India and the United States.
Moonstone was used in Roman jewelry almost two thousand years ago, and even longer ago in Asia. It was a popular choice of jewelers during the Art Nouveau period. In India, Moonstone has always been a sacred stone, with a special significance for lovers. It was believed that placing Moonstone in their mouths the the moon was full would allow them to see their future. Moonstone is also a traditional wedding gift there, for bringing harmony to the marriage. In Europe, Moonstone was said to reconcile estranged lovers, and to cure sleeplessness.
Rainbow Moonstone acts as a prism that diffuses energy throughout the aura. It assists in clearing the psychic senses and the mind and brings the frequency of joy to one's energy field. It is a positive protection stone, helping to deflect negativity and densities before they enter the energy field. It is particularly good for psychic protection and for maintaining clarity of energy while working on an intuitive level.
Rainbow Moonstone can be helpful in clearing the emotional body and can be used to ease emotional trauma. Moonstone can help one sort through one's emotions and gain a higher perspective on their meaning and purpose. It can aid in releasing frustration and surrendering to the natural progress of the cycles of life. It enhances patience and helps one remain objective when receiving empathic information from others.
Moonstone is a traditional stone for attuning to the ebb and flow of the moon's energy. For this reason it can be helpful in stabilizing female cycles and can help males become attuned to the subtle hormonal shifts they experience during the moon phases. It can also be used to balance water retention.
I call forth the energies of the deep Feminine, and I open myself to the inner gifts of the Goddess.
Third Eye (6th) and Crown (7th)
Approximately .75" W by .75" H by .75" D
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