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Moonstone Meaning

Moonstone is the stone of new beginnings and is strongly connected to the lunar phases. The stone reminds us that, like the Moon, everything is part of a continual cycle of change.

Moonstone Cheat Sheet

Name Origins: Moonstone was given its name in respect to the sheens and flashes that are characteristic of the stone

Found: South-East Asia, Northern Europe, North America and Australia.

Colour: Creamy white with bluish flashes. Semi-transparent to opaque.


Chakra: Third-Eye

Mantra: “I am renewed…”

Fun Fact: The ancient Romans thought Moonstone was composed of fossilized moon rays and they used the stone in honour of the lunar deities.

How can I use it?

Always remember there is no right or wrong way to incorporate crystals and gemstones, like Moonstone, into your life. Experiment and see what works for you! Additionally, you can get underway by trying some of our suggestions below.

Carry it with you

Try bringing Moonstone with you when you leave the house. The stone reminds us that slowly but surely everything is in a constant state of flux. If you are going through difficult times, it brings hope and reassurance that better days are coming. Similarily, if things are going well for you, it reminds us to be present and to have gratitude for the moment.

Meditate with it

Experiment with Moonstone in your meditation practice. As it is affiliated with the Third-Eye chakra, the stone can help you with awareness. This can be deeply personal as you look inward and self-examine. Alternatively, it can help you develop empathy for others. In any sense, Moonstone promotes hope and positive change.

Interested in meditation but don’t know where to start? It’s a great practice to incorporate into your day-to-day. Check out our beginner’s guide to learn more!

In the home

Try leaving Moonstone in the places you spend time in the evenings like the living room or bedroom. The stone helps to calm emotions and stimulates the ‘higher thinking’ parts of the brain. As a result, you’ll feel more receptive, intuitive and insightful. Also, you should know, the effects of Moonstone are said to be amplified when the Moon is full!

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I look at crystals and gemstones as a beautiful tool for accountability. Their presence gives you a nudge – a tireless reminder of the life you’re ready to step into. They help you to work on yourself in a deeper way. But ultimately, you are your own healer.

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