The iridescent sheen on the moonstone is likened to the light of the moon that gives it its name. If you look into this gemstone, its opalescence shows in beautiful flickers of grey and blue amongst its predominantly white layers. Rainbow moonstone is a stunning kind of gemstone to behold, with its beautiful colours and depth much like labradorite and other kinds of feldspar stones.
Some believe the moonstone's meaning is to prive powers of prophecy, allowing wearers to see into the future when the moon is full. In India, moonstone is regardeded as a divine gemstone, only ever displayed on a sacred yellow cloth. Often used in boho jewellery styles, silver moonstone jewellery gives an earthy feel, especially teamed with other semi-precious gemstones such as turquoise and lapis lazuli.
Discover our beautiful selection of white moonstone jewellery for an extraordinary lunar look. The iridescent sheen on the gemstone is likened to the light of the moon that gives it its name. Browse our natural moonstone cabohcon rings, earrings and pendants crafted in precious yellow gold and sterling silver with free uk delivery at Gemondo.