Exploring Gemstone Meaning: Moonstone for Intuition + Balance + Connection

Though its composition is of the feldspar-group mineral orthoclase group - one of the most common groups - the Moonstone’s mysterious and divine energy is unique to this pearly gemstone.

moonstone meaning and properties


Moonstone’s resemblance to the moon makes it an exceptionally divine gemstone. Much like the moon itself, the Moonstone is tied to feminine energy; its receptive nature is what makes it an ideal talisman for intuition. When we are receptive to external energies, we can more readily accept new ideas and perspectives, in turn helping us to tap into our own subconscious and enhance our clairvoyance.

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Just as the moon’s cool, calming essence balances out the sun’s hot, warming energy, the Moonstone can help us to find balance in our own lives. The moon goes through cycles both daily and monthly, a regular reminder to us that our lives ebb and flow as well; the Moonstone amplifies introspective yin energy, guiding us through our own internal journey and bringing more overall balance to our daily lives.

Also known as the “Stone of New Beginnings”, Moonstone is an excellent stone to carry or wear when we are going through cycles of change; it will remind us that sometimes in order to move forward, we must let go of certain behaviors, thoughts, and relationships.

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Moonstone’s intuitive characteristics are beneficial for connection with both ourselves and others. While its introspective energy helps us to look inward and reflect, it can also aid us in our love and acceptance practices. To better connect with others, we must first connect with ourselves. Its feminine, intuitive energy helps us to reach a higher perspective, giving us clarity about our emotions, and helping us improve our personal energy. As such, we are better equipped to handle our own frustrations and remain objective with others - seeing things for what they truly are.


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