ANKH SOLD SEPARATELY.
Moonstones are offered as an addition to any First, Second or Third Generation Ankh in the Legacy Ankh Collection and as studs for Ankh Earrings.
Moonstones can range from white to grey, earth tones, peaches, pinks, greens and "rainbow". Your moonstone's clarity may range from transparent to translucent or opaque. Moonstone has a telltale sheen. When most people think of moonstone, they think of a white-ish stone with a silver or blue sheen, so that it appears blue.
Legacy Ankhs may only hold gems ranging in colors from white/clear, grey, blacks, purples, reds and occasionally amber. Sadly, natural Moonstone does not come in true purple (unless treated) or true red (It's really reddish-brown).
Colors offered here include White and Grey. Looking for a "Cat's Eye" or black Moonstone? Let us know via the shop chat or email us at email@example.com and we will help you find a stone.
First Generation "D" Gem Customizations have the option of a 6MM Oval smooth or faceted cabochon Garnet or Rhodolite.
Second Generation Standard Ankhs & Third Generation Large Ankhs have the option of a 4MM Round
smooth or faceted cabochon Garnet or Rhodolite.
Legacy Ankh Earrings can feature 4MM Round smooth or faceted cabochon Garnet studs.
- Small Ankhs require a special setting and a 2MM Oval smooth or faceted Garnet.
*Natural Gem Stones are chosen for each Ankh design. Appearance may vary.
Moonstone, with its luminous internal glow, is strongly linked to the Moon. However, this stunning gem possesses much more than just a mystical connection. Known as a powerful talisman for love, fertility, protection, and sleep, moonstone holds a rich history of symbolism and spiritual associations.
As part of the feldspar mineral group, moonstone shares its magic with other beloved gemstones like labradorite, amazonite, and sunstone. Feldspars, which make up a significant portion of the Earth's crust, are believed to ignite our creativity and inspire innovative solutions to our problems.
Revered for its mesmerizing beauty, moonstone is also known to realign our chakras and boost our self-esteem. Scoring between 6.0 and 6.5 on the Mohs scale, moonstone may not rank high in toughness, but it possesses powerful properties that make it a highly sought-after gemstone.
In Feng Shui tradition, the moon symbolizes feminine energy. The cycle of the moon impacts all things in nature but impacts the moonstone directly. According to many traditions and beliefs, the moonstone absorbs the feminine energies of the moon.
Despite being a feminine stone, gemstones carry both feminine and masculine energy. Moonstones can work just as well for men as they do for women, but often in different ways. For example, moonstones are particularly useful among men at calming rising anger and releasing tension.
The moonstone connects to three chakras: Heart, Solar Plexus, and Third Eye. All moonstones connect to the Solar Plexus chakra, which helps with self-awareness and self-confidence. To maximize this chakra, place a moonstone to your upper abdomen.
Though technically labradorite, rainbow moonstones connect to the Third Eye chakra. Rainbow moonstones help put your life into perspective and, as mentioned earlier, are perfect for lucid dreaming.
The calming benefits of the moonstone are perhaps its most impactful properties. Moonstones are particularly useful at helping you fall (and stay) asleep. Those who suffer from insomnia and other sleep disorders have found it easier to fall asleep with a moonstone by their bedside. People who suffer from sleepwalking have found they’re more likely to stay in bed when using a moonstone.
In ancient Tibetan culture, moonstones were used as medicines for anxiety attacks and other mental health problems. When left bedside or under your pillow, white and rainbow moonstones are particularly great at calming your mind enough to lucid dream. Lucid dreaming is being so aware of your dreams that you can directly impact and change what you’re dreaming.
Moonstones are found in deposits in Switzerland, Armenia, Australia, Mexico, Norway, the United States, Poland, India, Sri Lanka, and many other places across the globe and across history. These beautiful stones date back to before the Ancient Romans.
Historically regarded as a highly feminine stone, the moonstone is also effective with calming children in every step of the parenting process. Moonstones may help relieve pain during pregnancy and childbirth. Parents have found moonstones to be an effective way to help their overwhelmed children calm down.
From the brightest white to deepest black with effervescent peaches, fizzy greens, sparkling blues, bubbly pinks, and a rainbow iridescent colors in between, moonstone colors are as unique and beautiful as the wearer. Adularescence, also called “shiller,” appears as a creamy glow within certain gemstones, particularly moonstones.
Do you think your stone has a mind of its own? In Eastern cultures, these "lighted" gems indicated good luck, and more. The ever-changing, white reflections on its surface seemed to suggest a powerful, good spirit dwelled within.
In India, the moonstone was considered very sacred. Merchants couldn't display this gem for sale unless it rested on a yellow cloth. Yellow was a most sacred color.
Lovers often exchanged moonstones after a quarrel to help restore love and tranquility..
Mystics the world over have used moonstone for meditation purposes. The moving inner light makes a good focus for meditation. Some believe the stone has a calming influence and can assist those wishing to enter a trance.
The moonstone is one of the most beautiful gemstones and symbolizes divine femininity. Originally believed to be frozen moonlight, moonstones are incredibly calming crystals that connect to the Third Eye, Solar Plexus, and Heart chakras.
Moonstones are most recognized for having a transparent, milky appearance, though not all moonstones appear this way. These gemstones come in a variety of colors, each one meaning something different.
Moonstones are revered among monks, shamans, and other spiritualists across many cultures. In Ancient Rome, moonstones were used to illuminate and protect roads at night. In the Hindu religion, Ganesh, god of the moon, has a moonstone embedded in his forehead.
From fighting insomnia to increasing fertility, the list of the moonstone’s helpful properties seems to hold no bounds.
Ancient Healers would plan to use the stone according to the phases of the Moon. For spells of increase, they used it as the Moon waxed. For spells of decrease, they waited until it waned. If planted in a garden under the full moon, some believed moonstone would increase the garden's yield and fertility.
Since the Moon influences the waters of this planet, some have regarded moonstone as an excellent protective talisman to wear on sea voyages or while swimming.
Since the Moon renews itself every month, some supposed moonstone could help wearers regain or retain a more youthful appearance and bearing.
Moonstone's lore also reflects the Moon's romantic associations. Those seeking their true love could follow some instructions. First, hold the gem in your hands during a full moon and envision your love coming to you. Next, carry the stone with you until the next full moon for the spell to take effect.