Choosing the Right Moonstone Jewelry
Transparent moonstones with bright adularescence are the most desirable, but gems with a few inclusions offer excellent value without sacrificing beauty. Moonstone cabochons should have uniform dimensions and a round profile for the most ideal display of the stone's color and shine. The right moonstone is sure to catch your eye with a sheen, color, and cut that most appeals to you.
Famous Moonstone Gemstones
Many cultures throughout history have associated moonstone's ethereal glow with the moon. In ancient Greece and Rome, it was the stone of the lunar goddesses, Selene and Luna. In more recent times, moonstone became popular during the Art Nouveau era and again in the New Age movement for its mystical appeal. Moonstone is traditionally believed to be a good luck gemstone
, and it symbolizes love, passion, and fertility. Today, it's the birthstone for those lucky enough to be born in June. Learn more about this shimmering June birthstone
and find out what your favorite gemstones say about you