“As ancient as the moon itself, the meaning of Moonstone lies within its energy. This power can nourish, give passion, and awaken your feminine energies. It can heal and guide you to your inner path. Together with the waxing and waning of the moon, it evokes tranquility that has a sensual, esoteric feel to it. It exudes a glowing vitality that can re-energize the mind and body and wash negativity away. Since it is enveloped by strong rays of gold, blue, and purple, Moonstone is perpetually embraced with a gleaming white energy that makes it a protective gem.” Moonstone Magic.
For centuries the Moonstone has been a tangible connection to the moon and symbol of protection for travellers, a gift for lovers, a channel of prophecy and a path to wisdom. We have fallen in love with these gorgeous pearlescent gems with their ocean blue sheen and are obsessing over the power of their energy and the ancient secrets they hold within their pearly veil.
Our ethically sourced moonstones are of the highest quality and feature the most beautiful soft, watery opaqueness and silvery white reflection called chatoyancy that moves as a line across the surface of the gem as light varies.
To maintain the quality of our Moonstone range its important we protect, clean, and charge our gems properly to ensure we can enjoy their natural beauty and wisdom for years to come. So here are some simple maintenance tips to keep your Moonstone jewellery gleaming each time you wear it.
Treat them delicately
It is important to remember that Moonstones are delicate and natural gems and are often prone to scratching if not looked after properly. Try to avoid exposing your Moonstone to any robust activities such as household chores or gardening. It’s important to keep in mind that Moonstones may portray inclusions, these are tiny internal tension lines, which should not be mistaken as cracks or damage, but instead are beautiful organic and natural elements of the Moonstone gem.
Make sure not to use steam or ultrasonic cleaners with your Moonstones. Instead try soaking your gem in a small bowl of warm soapy water for a couple of minutes. Avoid scrubbing the stone. If the Moonstone still has dirt after soaking, use a soft bristle brush to wipe away any excess grime.
Cleanse in salt water
Another way to clean your Moonstone is to soak the gem in salt water as salt has always been a an effective purifier. After soaking your gem rinse it in cool running water to get rid of any excess salt before thoroughly drying your Moonstone, ready to be worn.
A unique way to cleanse your Moonstone is to remove negative energy through vibrations. If you are nearby a stream or ocean try washing your Moonstone under running water, allowing the gem to not only be cleaned but charged with the energy of the natural running water at the same time.
Charging your moonstones
Once your Moonstone has been properly cleaned and washed it is time to recharge your gem with a fresh energy. You can start charging your Moonstone one night before the full moon. Simply leave your Moonstone gem on a window sill or an outside area exposed to the light of the full moon. This will allow the internal energy between the full moon and your natural Moonstone gem to connect and empower your stone with fresh and positive energy for years to come.
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