MoonstoneMoonstone is a romantic and mysterious looking stone. Even the name makes me think of adventure and discovery!
What Is Moonstone?Moonstone is a type of feldspar sometimes known as hecatolite - Hecate was an ancient goddess associated with the night, the moon and witchcraft.
PropertiesThe name moonstone comes from the stone's milky white, pearly colour and the way it seems to shimmer in the light. This visual effect is sometimes said to resemble cold fire within ghe stone. Although normally a milky white, moonstone can also be found in grey, pink and yellow varieties - there's even a rainbow version.
MeaningTraditionally moonstone has been associated with femininity, dreams, intuition and romance. It remains a popular stone with many modern pagans and wiccans, especially in its rainbow variety.
JewelryMoonstone is often set with stirling silver in modern jewelry, although you can buy almost any configuration. Popular forms of moonstone jewelry include pendants, earrings and beads.