Moonstone Topaz Pendant
Enjoy this elegant Moonstone Topaz Pendant. A contemporary .925 sterling silver design featuring a faceted Blue Topaz complemented by a gorgeous Moonstone that reflects the blue hue of the Topaz. Very chic!
Keywords: Mystery, self discovery, intuition, insight, dreams, the Goddess
Chakras: Third eye and crown
Birthstone: June, August, September
Zodiac Signs: Cancer, Libra, Scorpio
Moonstone Crystal Healing Properties:
Moonstone encourages us to pay attention to the cycles of our lives and to celebrate the milestones and rites of passage each new cycle brings. It teaches us to let go of frustrations and to surrender to the flow of the natural progress and to nurture ourselves in accordance to the current stage of ones creation. Moonstone connects us with deep intuition and psychic awareness, and allows us to embrace the ebb and flow of the moon. It is believed to be helpful in stabilizing female hormones and males to become attuned to subtle hormonal shifts during the different moon phases.
Moonstone History and Uses:
Moonstone is named for it’s translucent sheen which is reminiscent of moonlight, it is found in pale shades of white, brown, peach, cream, and a pearly gray color. Rainbow Moonstone displays a chatoyancy which reflects all the colours of a rainbow. It has been in use for thousands of years as a connection to the cycles of the moon and has been found as jewellery from ancient Asia and Rome. It was traditionally used as a travellers protection stone and in India as a fertility stone, it was often given as a wedding gift to inspire passion. According to legend, Moonstone can help to predict the future when it is placed under the tongue during Full Moon.
Moonstone Geological Description:
Moonstone is a feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminium silicate with a hardness of 6 to 6.5. Its crystal system is monoclinic and prismatic . Moonstone is found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Burma, Australia, India and the United States.
Affirmation: I respect and stay in tune with life cycles
Keywords: Enhancement of mind and communication
Chakras: Throat and third eye
Birthstone: August, November, December
Zodiac Signs: Sagittarius, Virgo
Wedding Anniversary: 4th year – Blue Topaz, 23rd & 50th year – Imperial Topaz
Topaz Crystal Healing Properties:
Blue Topaz reflects the energy of the mind and knowledge. It gently facilitates the communication of visions and knowledge to others. Blue Topaz stimulates our ability to learn and to think through complex concepts and ideas. It helps calm the mind for meditation and is soothing to the emotional body. Blue Topaz supports the general health of the neck and throat .
Topaz History and Uses:
There are a differing ideas about the origin of the name Topaz. Some believe it is named after the island of Topazios, now called Zabargad, in the Red Sea where Chrysolite was mined. The ancient Greeks named the island, which means “to seek”, possibly because it was difficult to find in the mists. Others believe the name Topaz comes from the ancient Indian Sanskrit word tapas meaning fire, referring to the golden colour of Imperial Topaz. Topaz comes in a range of colours including colourless (white) to yellow, orange, red-brown, light to dark-blue, pink to red, violet and light-green. Ancient Egyptians and Romans associated Golden or Imperial Topaz with the sun god because of it’s colour. Ancient Greeks believed it could increase men’s strength and virility. In ancient Indian tradition it was believed to activate the throat chakra, enhancing self expression. Nowadays Topaz can be irradiated and heat treated to enhance the colour of the stone.
Topaz Geological Description:
Topaz is an aluminium silicate fluoride hydroxide crystal with a hardness of 8. Topaz is found in the USA, Brazil, Africa, Sri Lanka, Russia, Burma, Australia, Japan, Madagascar and Mexico.
Affirmation: I embrace my life with optimism and I welcome new opportunities to broaden my horizon.