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  • Rainbow Moonstone Graduated Nugget Beads - Handcut and Polished in India


    These high quality  beautiful graduated Rainbow Moonstone nugget beads were sourced, cut and polished in India.  They at sold by the string (approximately 16"). The size graduates from 23mm x 17mm down to 9 mm x 7 mm approximately. They have the most beautiful bluish prismatic sheen to them.

    Moonstone is a form of Feldspar and the most important deposits are found in Sri Lanka and India. It's hardness is 6 to 6.5 on the Mohs scale. It was in the past called the traveller’s stone and was used for protection against the dangers of travel. It is also said to be a talisman of good fortune; success in business matters; promotes inspiration and enhances intuition.

    It is said to be a “feeling stone” and can be helpful in alleviating emotional tension and enhancing creativity and self-expression. This is the stone of love.

     Moonstone is said to unite the astral and physical worlds, emotional healing and balance.

    In crystal healing it is said to promote ease in pregnancy and childbirth, useful to balance hormones, relieve the symptoms of PMT and menopause and to eliminate insomnia.

    Moonstone is one of the birthstones for June and is associated with the 3rd Eye and Crown Chakras.