What is Moonstone?


Moonstone - It is a stone for new beginnings, inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress, and stabilises the emotions, providing calmness. Moonstone enhances intuition and promotes inspiration, success and good fortune in love and business.

The Third Wedding anniversary 
The moonstone is the gemstone associated with the 3rd anniversary of married couples. And all colour versions of the moonstone have an underlying bluish tint, giving it a striking luminescence.

Moonstone for Pregnancy and Motherhood
Moonstone is said to help with morning sickness and fatigue during pregnancy. It has soothing energy, easing fear, tension and stress, making it perfect for impending mothers. During labour, it is believed to help aid contractions. After birth, it is known as a supportive stone for healthy lactation. Moonstone helps with the return to balance post-pregnancy.  


One of the most fascinating moonstone facts is that they, like all other gemstones, have healing characteristics. These properties are due to the unique vibrational frequency each gem possesses due to the formation process. These same properties make moonstone a popular choice in feng shui applications with many proponents placing the gem near the bed or under the mattress. 

Addressing Specific Areas
The moonstone is said to be able to address a person's specific ailments. These purported healing properties of the moonstone include:

  • Calming fears about the unknown
  • Balancing emotional states
  • Inspiring passion, creativity, and direction in one's life
  • Opening a person's intuition
  • Relaxing a person's mind and body
  • Enhancing acceptance of what is
  • Supporting wisdom and knowledge to make decisions
  • Increasing confidence and the willingness to take action

The healing power of gemstones has been known since ancient times, reportedly dating back to the time of the Sumerians in Mesopotamia.


The Bringer of Good Fortune
The moonstone is also believed to offer the owner great fortune. The ancient Romans and Greeks believed the moonstone was created from bits of the actual moon. They saw the moonstone as having revitalizing and deeply transformative healing properties.

Since ancient times, the moonstone has been used to create elegant necklaces, bracelets, and other ornamental jewellery.

A Uniquely Feminine Approach
Moonstone is considered feminine in nature, as it is connected with the lunar cycle controlling a woman's cycle. And as a result, it's often used to address female ailments, including:

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS) symptoms
  • Bloating and pain experienced during the cycle
  • Facilitate pregnancy and childbirth

The most prized moonstone is from Sri Lanka and India. Blue moonstones are highly valued because of their rarity. Such stones can only be found in Sri Lanka. 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.