Since ancient times, Moonstone has been linked to the magic of the moon. Moonstone is considered a sacred stone in India with a special significance for lovers, and is a traditional wedding gift there. It was a popular choice for jewelers in the Art Nouveau period, and in Europe was believed to reconcile estranged lovers and to cure sleeplessness. Moonstone is known as the Traveler's Stone for the protection it affords, especially at night, and because of its uplifting quality of hope, has long been worn as a talisman to enhance the personality.
Birthstone - June
Zodiac - Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
The soothing qualities of this gemstone are perfect for new mothers as it encourages inner strength through new beginnings. Moonstone is great for women as it stimulates the pineal gland, balancing hormones; helping with fertility. The healing properties continue throughout pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding. And most importantly for Mothers it is the perfect stone for encouraging healthy sleep patterns.
This magical stone is linked with the moon and named for its celestial sheen, a Feldspar mineral with a soft opaqueness and watery reflection called chatoyancy, that with light changes on the surface. Moonstone comes in a variety of delicate sheens from peach, blues and greys. Brooke's favourite and used throughout our collection is Rainbow Moonstone.