May 102013
 

Rainbow Moonstone Earrings from Amazon


Moonstones are Potassium Aluminium Silicate. They may be colorless, white, yellow, orange, green, pink or gray. No matter the color they have a white or blue sheen. They may be transparent or translucent or anywhere in-between. The best is considered to be colorless with a blue sheen.

Moonstone is the traditional and mystical birthstone for June and the ayurvedic birthstone for September.

Luster: vitreous | Hardness: 6 | Density: 2.5

Legends & Lore:

  • It is believed to soothe and balances emotions; encourages inner growth and strength.
  • Romans thought it changed with phases of moon.
  • In India the moonstone is regarded as a sacred stone and believed to bring good fortune.
  • Moonstone is said to balance yin and yang.
  • State gemstone for Florida and New York.

Learn more about birthstones.

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 May 10, 2013  Posted by at 10:18 am June, September