Moonstone, Another June Birthstone

Moonstone is a birthstone for June along with pearls and alexandrite. It is a gemstone that belongs to the family of feldspar minerals. Moonstone's name comes from its shiny iridescent and refractive properties resemble the glowing light of the moon.

 Moonstone necklace

Moonstone has been used as a gem for thousands of years. In ancient India it was a sacred stone that brought the wearer happiness. In ancient Rome, the natural historian Pliny that moonstone changed it appearance with the phases of the moon. That belief persisted until the sixteenth century. Since Roman times moonstone has brought the wearer wisdom, victory, health, and good fortune.

It is recommended on the night of the full moon to keep June Birthstone moonstone on the windowsill, that the lunar rays will restore energy to the owner. In the days of the first lunar phase, moonstone can enhance the intuition of the owner.

On the right hand moonstone is useful to those who lived on the creative path – writers, artists, musicians, designers, for moonstone awakens the imagination and gives inspiration, reveals all facets of talent

Flat thin layers of intergrowths inside the crystal cause the strange light-refractive qualities of moonstone. When light enters the stone, it is bounced back and forth between these layers before it exits as a glowing moon-like effect. The best moonstones are from Sri Lanka. They are also found in the Alps, Madagascar, Myanmar (Burma), and India.

It is recommended on the night of the full moon to keep June Birthstone moonstone on the windowsill, that the lunar rays and restore energy given to the owner. In the days of the first lunar, moonstone can enhance intuition of the owner.

On the right hand such a talisman will be useful to those who lived on the creative path – writers, artists, musicians, designers, for moonstone awakens the imagination and gives inspiration, reveals all facets of talent.

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