Did you know that Rainbow Moonstone is part of the Labradorite family?
Rainbow moonstone is the name given to a variety of labradorite that exhibits a blue or multicolored adularescence - aka the irridescent shimmer! Rainbow moonstone is a member of the feldspar group, which makes up approximately 60% of the Earth's crust.
Keywords: Balancing, Calming, Creativity, Intuition, The Goddess
Chakras: Sacral, Third Eye & Crown
Birthstone: June, July
Zodiac Signs: Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Moonstone Crystal Healing Properties:
Rainbow Moonstone intensifies feminine Goddess energy, as well as balancing women's hormones in line with the Lunar cycle, a truly lovely crystal for women all round! Also known to work for the guys too - can help men heighten their intuition! An extremely protective crystal that uncovers parts of the self that we know least about, leading us to our personal growth. Can help all in aiding their spiritual growth and intensify any psychic gifts, will help to balance the masculine-feminine vibrations within the body, and will nurture the spirit.
Moonstone History and Uses:
Moonstone is named for it’s translucent sheen which is reminiscent of moonlight, it is found in pale shades of white, brown, peach, cream, and a pearly gray color. Rainbow Moonstone displays a chatoyancy which reflects all the colours of a rainbow. It has been in use for thousands of years as a connection to the cycles of the moon and has been found as jewellery from ancient Asia and Rome. It was traditionally used as a travellers protection stone and in India as a fertility stone, it was often given as a wedding gift to inspire passion. According to legend, Moonstone can help to predict the future when it is placed under the tongue during Full Moon.
Moonstone Geological Description:
Moonstone is a feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminium silicate with a hardness of 6 to 6.5. Its crystal system is monoclinic and prismatic . Moonstone is found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Burma, Australia, India and the United States.
Being a natural product each Rainbow Moonstone piece will vary slightly in shape and weight from one crystal to the next, making each one unique and beautiful in it's own right.