Moonstone crystal is a semiprecious gemstone with a milky white appearance that exhibits strong dichroism and dispersion. It is transparent to translucent and can be found in many shades of white, gray, or blue.
Ancestral cultures have long recognized the moonstone for its potent metaphysical properties. Some believe the stone embodies lunar energy and provides protection from bad dreams and negative energy; others believe it symbolizes femininity and intuition; still others say it provides emotional balance to those who wear it. Regardless of how one interprets the meaning of this stone's mystical appearance, there is no denying its beauty or significance on earth.
How does Moonstone crystal work?
During the day, moonstone is soothing and calming. At night, it is connected to the energies of the moon, which is a strong feminine energy. It has been said to conjure lucid dreams and bestow mystical insight. It’s a protective stone, which in turn can aid in recovering from addictions and anxiety.
What is Moonstone Crystal
This raw crystal is a beautiful, pale-colored gem that can usually be found near rivers and beaches. Its name comes from its tendency to react with the light of the moon to create an eerie glow.
Is Moonstone Connected to Femenine Energy?
The moonstone’s association to divine feminine power originates from its lore as a stone that brings good luck and helps with maintaining emotional balance, yet can also be used to make people mad. Indeed, the Romans believed that moonstones could bring insanity or other mental disorders if they were worn by men. In general, it’s thought that a man who wears moonstone jewelry will enjoy better health but at the same time become more irritable than usual.
What is Moonstone Used for?
Many women also keep a moonstone on their nightstands as it is said to possess great healing power and enhance one's psychic ability. Whether you are using tumbled stone or a piece of moonstone, we would recommend that you find a store where raw moonstone is for sale and place it under the pillow at night. This stone may also be used as an amulet to ward off nightmares and draw out the negative energy from one’s nightly dreams.
As the moon waxes and wanes through the heavens, so does the power of the moonstone vary.
Whether its white moonstone, rainbow moonstone crystal or a blue moonstone raw gemstone. The best time of day to charge your moonstones is under the light of a full moon, never under a waning moon. It should be charged under a new moon or full (waxing) moon.
What Chakras are associated to Moonstone crystals?
Moonstone is associated with the heart chakra with some of the other metaphysical properties being that of protection, balance, and purification. It is also used in love spells and dream work. Moonstone brings joy, hope, and tranquility to those who wear it close to their hearts or have it in their home. It's a stone that breathes life into every situation or mundane event you're going through so you don't give up hope on anything no matter how bleak it seems.
The energy emitted from moonstones creates an atmosphere for gentle learning experiences with new people to promote peaceful coexistence among one another regardless of background, race, beliefs or religion.
Moonstone is associated with the Crown Chakra and the eye Chakra.
The Crown Chakra is located at the top of the head and can be awakened through many practices such as Yoga, Tantra, or Pranayama. It represents our connection to spirituality, it houses our truest self, or spirit and encourages spiritual growth so that we may discover our full potential.
The eye chakra is located in between the eyebrows; it deals with intuition and sight. A strong eye chakra can help us see things clearly without interference from mental clutter or distractions that we might deem more important at the time.
Where can I buy Moonstone?
Although Luna Lane Crystals have moonstone crystal for sale, it is a fairly common gem and this availability makes it very affordable.
What Stones that go well with Moonstone?
Stones that go well with moonstones are black onyx, amethyst, pearl, labradoriteand selenite. The healing properties of moonstone is in balancing Yin Yang energies and aiding in intuition which can help in solving problems or making decisions. Some ancient civilizations believed that wearing this stone would protect them from evil spirits or bring happiness to people who needed it most.
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