Updated: Sep 7, 2019
Moonstone is associated with feminine energies; a stone for new beginnings, inner growth and strength. It empowers and cleanses the mind whilst increasing intuition.
Moonstone resembles the glistening of the moon in the night sky. Its distinctive shine reflects a rainbow of pearly hues like blue, yellow, silvery grey, and white, which symbolise the moon and its connection to fluctuating moods and the ever-flowing cycles of life. It has strong connections with the ocean and her tides and so acts as a talisman of protection for travellers especially those travelling by night or on the oceans. Moonstone opens the heart to nurturing qualities as well as assisting in the acceptance of love. It is an excellent crystal for first or new love, and is a comforting talisman if love must be kept a secret. It was also believed to be able to reunite loved ones who had parted in anger.
The properties of Moonstone are mostly from ancient philosophies with a concentrated effect on the heart chakra. Moonstone is in fact a feldspar stone that forms parallel structures within the crystal matrix, this means that it balances light back and forth in a natural way called labradorescence, which can also be seen in stones such as Labradorite.
Feldspar is by far the most abundant group of minerals in the earth's crust, forming about 60% of terrestrial rocks. Mediating with Moonstone will call upon deep energies that exist within you, channelling the white luminescent moonbeams that are, you. Moonstone is a creativity charm, and it rocks at bringing out your artistic skills because it reminds you of the miracle of life and our vast universe of infinite possibilities.
Due to the connection to the moon, Moonstone is the best crystal for balancing hormones and providing chemical and emotional support for both men and women. It is best to wear Moonstone close to your heart and it will surround you with its magickal energy.
Moonstone will help you to fall into the rhythm of nature and the constant give and take of daily existence. In other words, it will help you to let things happen naturally. Don't force life because that's just a form of resistance to the most powerful healing medicine of them all – love in its purest form. Moonstone reminds you to love openly and without judgement, because when you reach for the moon and the stars, the universe will always catch you.
Moon Magick ☽