Loose Natural Moonstone Gemstone!
Rare, Magical Moonstone! Expertly cabbed into a round cabochon. The moonstone is characterized by an enchanting play of light. This gem has a ghostly white Sheen that appears as it is tilted. Indeed it owes its name to that mysterious shimmer which always looks different when the stone is moved and is known in the trade as "adularescence." White spot in the picture is from the light, these gems are very hard to capture their true beauty with a camera. Gem is much nicer than picture the shows.
This beautiful Monstone is a perfect gem for a unique jewelry piece such as a ring or a pendant!
This Moonstone was mined in India.
Great Collector Gemstone. MOHS SCALE 6 to 6.5
Moonstone is another of the starred or lighted gemstones, with a changing reflection coming from within. In the East this indicated a stone of good luck; a potent spirit of good dwelling within. In India the moonstone was considered a very sacred stone and would not be displayed for sale unless it was on a yellow cloth. The color yellow being the most sacred of colors in India.
Mystics the world over used the Moonstone for meditation believing that the movement of the inner light would bring good focus for meditation.
They say Moonstone fosters happiness, good fortune, nurturing, unselfishness, humanitarian love, hope, spiritual insight, easy childbirth, safe travel on water, new beginnings, abundance and ancient wisdom. This gemstone gets in touch with our feelings and is linked to the moon. Moonstone attunes its energies to the moon's phases. Moonstone is also protective of women and nature, and is a sacred stone of the moon goddess.
Species / Variety: Orthoclase/Moonstone
Color: strong silvery-white with ghost sheen
Carat Weight: approx. 1 - 1.50 Cts.
Shape/Cut: Custom Round Cabochon
Size: 7 MM
Treatment: None, 100 % Natural!