Moonstone Meaning

May 25, 2016

Moonstone Meaning

 

The Sacred Meaning Behind Moonstone

Seen as a veiled spectacle of light or cirrus clouds passing before the moon, Moonstone mesmerized gem aficionados of different cultures with its otherworldly façade. The pearly iridescence it showcases is such a thing of beauty, it should host a deep meaning. And true enough, its mysterious name and playful glimmer stand behind a towering significance. It is highly valued by monks, shamans, spiritualists, and devotees from various religions.

What does it really mean? Did it come from the moon? And how can it change your life? Dive in to the mythical powers of Moonstone and see why you’ll love it.

 

Moonstone Meaning

As ancient as the moon itself, the meaning of Moonstone lies within its energy. This power can nourish, give passion, and awaken your feminine energies. It can heal and guide you to your inner path. Together with the waxing and waning of the moon, it evokes tranquility that has a sensual, esoteric feel to it. It exudes a glowing vitality that can re-energize the mind and body and wash negativity away. Since it is enveloped by strong rays of gold, blue, and purple, Moonstone is perpetually embraced with a gleaming white energy that makes it a protective gem.

 

Its Origin

Moonstone is part of the mineral family of feldspars. It’s an opalescent stone that comes from colorless form to peach, pink, green, gray, yellow, brown, and blue. The play of light seen on Moonstone is called adularescence and the clarity goes from transparent to translucent.

The most prized moonstone are from Sri Lanka and India. Blue moonstones are highly valued because of their rarity. Such stones can only be found in Sri Lanka. While India is famed for producing Rainbow Moonstones. The most historically interesting moonstone mines are found in Switzerland's Adula Mountains. Other mines around the globe can be found in Myanmar, Brazil, Norway, USA, Australia, Germany, Tanzania, India, and Madagascar.

 

Metaphysical Properties

A gem for intuition, balance, and wishes, Moonstone helps harbor our feminine side. It can aid in distinguishing what is merely needed in life versus what is wanted. As you wear your Moonstone on a regular basis, you will start to realize the negative energies that play in the grand scheme of your being and eventually learn to heal yourself. If the gem is clearer then it will host a more colorful luster and have stronger healing powers.

Aside from being a stone of protection for traveling at night, voyaging at sea, childbirth, and pregnancy, it also cleanses the digestive system and cures obesity, water retention, and menstrual problems. Linked with the crown, third eye, and heart chakras, Moonstone calms and relieves stress while releasing love of all kinds.

Moonstone is a powerful gem that can mean a lot of things with its diverse healing effects. It is a balancing gem, a birthstone, a lucky stone, a sacred crystal, an eccentric jewelry, and a wedding gift. But one thing rings the loudest, Moonstone is from the magic of the moon.

 



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Sizing

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Hi M O O N Child,

We understand most people don´t know their ring size. So we hope the below information will help.

⇢ All our Moonstone rings come in US American sizes - we don´t offer half sizes ⇠

If you´re aware about your size you can check the table below to convert it into our US sizes.
Also if you already own a ring that properly fits the intended finger you could also use it to measure it in order to find out your ring size from the table below.

If you are between sizes, order up.

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If you think now 
"Nice to know  - but I still have no idea what my ring size is..."
we´re here to help:

1. Get a non-stretchy string (or paper) about 6" long & 1/4" wide.
2. Wrap it around the spot of your finger where you intend to wear the ring. It has to fit snug, but not too tight.
3. Mark the point on the string (or paper) where it overlaps forming a circle.
4. Measure the length of the string (or paper) and check for the corresponding ring size in the chart.

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A few tips from our side:

Make sure your finger is at a normal body temperature as fingers can shrink or expand when it´s cold or hot. If your knuckle is larger than your finger’s base, take two separate measurements & choose a size in between. You want a ring to fit over your knuckle, but not be too loose or it will shift around.

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If you still don´t have a clue, check out our ring size suggestions below...