Rainbow Moonstone

Chakra: Third Eye, Crown
Astrological Sign: Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Element: Wind
As ancient as the moon itself, Moonstone holds the power of mystery. Its secrets are locked beneath a pearly veil, and with them, our own hidden truths. Only within its reflected light can we begin to understand what it has to teach us. Moonstone is the gem of the high priestess, keeper of feminine mysterious. it is foremost a talisman of the inward journey, taking one deep into the self to retrieve what is missing, the parts of the soul left behind or forgotten, then brought to light. 
Since earliest times, Moonstone has been a tangible connection to the magic of the moon - an amulet of protection for travelers, a gift of lovers for passion, a channel for prophecy, and a path to wisdom. Our ties to the moon are strong. As it waxes and wanes in cyclic perfection, it creates the tides and rhythms of our mother, Earth, and influences our behaviors, emotions and spiritual growth. Moonstone calms and encourages, teaching us the natural rhythms of life.
The Moonstone has been associated with the emotional energy of the moon and is reputed to help you go through your transitions with optimism. It is the 'Stone of Wishes, Hopes and Dreams' that help us to remember that everything comes in its own divine time. It attracts nurturing people and energies. It also has been known as the ìGoddess Stoneî since many ancient cultures associated the female presence of God with the moon.

 Moonstone was very popular with the Romans, who thought it was formed out of moonlight. In India moonstone is considered a sacred stone. Moonstone is often given to young lovers in India to help them understand what their lives will be like together. 

Moonstone is often called the visionary's stone. It helps us to see things more clearly. Moonstone is useful for foretelling the future during the full or waning of the moon. Typically, the stone is placed in the mouth before bed. The answer is said to come in dreams during the night. It is associated with the Third Eye or 6th Chakra. It subdues an overactive 3rd Chakra and opens a closed 6th Chakra. 

Moonstone was once called the traveller's stone because it was believed to protect traders and merchants from perils at sea. It helps the wearer mentally. It also assists in taking decisions. 

Moonstone is called the 'Lucky Love stone'-- said to bring the wearer that which is most needed. It is also known as the 'traveller's stone' because of its ability to protect and clear negative energy and bring good fortune to the wearer. Moonstone is balancing and reflective, helping one to get in touch with their feeling intuitive side. It embodies the energy of the Moon helping the wearer to access their femininity and attune to their body's natural rhythms.

Moonstone is beneficial for relationships. Wearing or carrying a moonstone is believed to bring a new love into your life. Also, holding a piece of moonstone over their hearts after a quarrel, and then exchanging the stones with each other, would bring you back together.

On a clear night look at the moon glowing in the sky. We get comfort knowing that moon is there irrespective of where we are or how far away from home we are. So, moon provides us the same level of comfort as we are at home. It soothes and restores and deepens our sense of safety, no matter where or how far our journey takes us. That's the deep, enduring spiritual value moonstone carries within it.  

Rainbow moonstone: helps us with visions of things that aren't immediately obvious. It helps us avoid tunnel vision. We are able to see other possibilities. It's like a flash of inspiration that comes when we are open and quiet. When you wear rainbow moonstone, life-changing inspirations can happen more and more often. 

Moonstone Vibrating with the feminine wisdom and Goddess energy of the waxing and full moon, has a reflective, calming energy. It helps to strengthen intuition and psychic perception and brings balance and harmony with the All. It is said to have the power to grant wishes. 

Peach or Apricot Moonstone- A wonderful stone of soothing, feminine energy. Calming and brightening the emotions and it helps to improve the wearer's self-image. It reminds us of our own worth and divinity. It invokes sensuality and gentle passion. The colour reminds me of the enchanted feeling I get when the Full Moon is huge and orange and low on the horizon.
Orange Moonstone: helps the wearer accept other stone's help by comforting you. Orange Moonstone is less powerful than white moonstone - but helpful when one really needs a certain stone. 
Silver-grey moonstone provides the bearer a sense of calm, and assured strength. Very often calm assurance is an essential ingredient if you are a business person or someone who has to make decisions that has far reaching consequences. Silver moonstone helps you stay calm and confident while you work. It minimizes the chaos that you experience in everyday life. White Moonstone helps the bearer to accept other stone's help through highlighting the other's effects. When worn by itself it balances yin/yang.