Moonstone (Chandrakant) is an excellent stone which brings calmness and emotional balance. It symbolises serenity & higher consciousness. The distinctive blue tint makes it desirable for jewellery making.

Who Should Wear Moonstone?

Moonstone is the traditional birthstone fort the month of June and is the zodiac stone for Cancer. It is an extremely beneficial for musicians, artists, writers and composers and is known to stimulate creativity and promote synchronization with nature’s aura and vibe.

Astrological Moonstone Characteristics

  • Moonstones with characteristic semi transparent blue tint throughout the stone and enchanting shimmer effect are considered to be highly beneficial astrologically.
  • To be astrologically most effective, they should have no visible internal inclusions.
  • Moonstones sourced from Sri Lanka are considered to be most effective astrologically. (See: Moonstone Properties

Moonstone Benefits

  • Moonstones are known to attract good fortune and assisting in predicting the future.
  • It enhances intuition and promotes inspiration.
  • Also speculated to bring success in the matters of love and business.
  • Also considered to be a travelling stone, it is also said to offer protection on land and on the sea.
  • Moonstones are also used by healers to stimulate the functioning of pineal glands and balance internal hormone production cycles.
  • These semi precious gemstones are considered highly beneficial for creative individuals, especially those in the music and writing industry.

Moonstone Quality

Natural and authentic moonstones are transparent to semi-transparent, with a light blue tint throughout the stone.
Moonstones exhibit beautiful and elegant and shimmering color play effect, also known as adularesence, which makes the stone seem to be glowing from the inside out.
The stones should have no visible internal inclusions, which diminishes its astrological and commercial value.
Natural Moonstones should showcase a waxy and vitreous lusture.
Moonstones from Sri Lanka shimmer in pale blue on an almost transparent background, while specimens from India feature a nebulous interplay of light and shadow on a background of beige-brown, green, orange or brown.  (Refer: Moonstone Benefits)

Best Substitutes

Moonstones are the Astrological Substitutes for Pearls; however the astrological benefits of Moonstones are lesser in magnitude when compared to those of Pearls.

Preferred Metals

The first choice as the metal for Moonstone should be Silver. Gold, Panchdhatu etc should be avoided if possible.

You can select from a huge collection of Moonstone rings, Moonstone pendants and bracelet designs at GemPundit. We provide jewelry made from the finest Silver, Gold and Panchdhatu.

Procedure to Wear

Moonstone is worn in the little finger of the correct hand (Left Hand for left-handed people and the Right Hand for right-handed people). It should be worn on Monday evening during the Shukla Paksh (Waxing Moon).

Variants of Moonstone

Black Moonstone and Rainbow Moonstone are two commonly known variants of the Moonstone Gemstone.

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