Since ancient times, people used moonstone to attract love. Therefore, people suffering from loneliness should wear brooches with this mineral on the left side. The stone not only attracts love, but it evokes a high sense of its owner.
Called ‘adularia’ or ‘Selenites’, moonstone is a natural gemstone. French jeweler Rene Lalique used this gem in his «Art Nouveau» pieces, which today decorate museums and private collections. Buying moonstone one may experience great differences in prices which depends on the intensity of the color, size and transparency of the stone. Excellent blue moonstones have an incredible three-dimensional color depth, distinguishable by the rotation of the stone. Such instances are highly prized by collectors because of their rarity and therefore expensive. Multicolor Indian moonstones are generally cheaper than classical blue moonstones, so that everyone can choose a stone corresponding taste and budget.
In India, moonstone is called dzhandarakand, which means “moonshine.” It can be milky white, purple, or if illumined by inner golden shimmer. There are moonstones with stellate patterns or with the effect of “cat’s eye”, but such instances are rare.
Worn on the left hand ring with moonstone corrects a person’s feelings, helps to avoid conflicts, making him more tolerant and merciful. Ring on his right hand helps to relax completely, awakens the imagination and creative impulses. Besides, moonstone helps uncover unconscious and hidden abilities and talents. Noteworthy, Moonstone is better to use as a mascot for people with skills associated with art.
In many cultures, the healing properties of moonstone describe approximately the same. According to belief, this mineral is able to protect its owner from negative influence of the moon. The gem, or a small fragment of it is recommended to wear closer to the body, especially for people who suffer from epilepsy.
Also, the stone protects dream of its owner, from nightmares, insomnia and other long-term sleep disorders. Moonstone saves a person from negative emotions, reduces the severity of temper tantrums and aggression.
According to Lithotherapy specialists, the mineral has beneficial effects on the state of the genitourinary system. It eliminates the enuresis and kidney stones. Adjusting the feelings and emotions in a person, it reduces the overall level of aggression, helps to resolve disputes and always find a compromise.