Name: Rainbow Moonstone
Color(s): Creamy, translucent white with flashes of blue
Mineral Information: Potassium feldspar
Chemical Make-up: K(AlSi3O8)
Where they are found: Canada, Australia, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar (Burma), Russia, Sri Lanka
About Stone: As the name suggests, Moonstone is strongly connected to moon and to intuition as well. It is also first and foremost a women’s stone, directly associated with the Mother Goddess. Like the moon, this stone’s reflective schiller reminds one that as the moon waxes and wanes through a natural cycle, as do we.
Moonstone has also been called Water Opal, Fish Eye, and Wolf’s Eye, and has long considered to have inherent insoluble connections to the moon and it’s energies by all ancient cultures familiar with this glorious gemstone.
It is said that in India, the Moonstone (named Candra Kanta in India) is quite sacred, only permitted to be displayed on a yellow cloth. It is told in this culture that the moonlight form a full moon give the gemstone magical occult powers, believed to bring much good fortune and allowing one to see into the future.
Zodiac Association: Cancer, Libra and Scorpio
Metaphysical Properties: Promotes intuition while helping you to apply the knowledge. Moonstone energy relates to new beginnings and understanding your destiny. Helps get rid of emotional tension and enhances creativity. It removes obstacles and increases progress on our paths while giving us guidance. A talisman of good fortune and protects us while traveling.