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Crystal Lore: The Magic of Moonstones

Updated on December 14, 2014

Bring the magic into your life

The shimmer of the moonstone provides protection and attracts love. This stone draws its power from the Moon and can be used in conjunction with the moon's phases for spell casting. Using one also aids in divination -- store one with your Rune stones or Tarot cards and let them draw on this crystal's power. Wear one while doing divinatory activities to sharpen your perceptions.

Long used in love spells, this stone can both attract and heal love problems. Carry one or wear one while working out in your garden. This crystal's protective powers intensify during travel -- carry with you for business trips or vacations. When you have trouble sleeping, use it instead of sleeping pill. Simply slip it into your pillowcase and wait for sleep. Moonstone can even help you lose weight -- wear it while dieting.

This crystal's magical uses is complimented by its beauty. Look for this feldspar in blue, white or pink. Especially striking in pendants, these stones also looks lovely in bracelets and rings.

Please note, crystals do not come with guarantees. You should only use crystals in conjunction with other methods to enhance your life and to care for yourself. Crystals should not be a substitute for medical care or other professional advice.

Photo Credit: Monika Weise

Properties and Uses

  • Use these crystals in love spells. One simple live spell is to hold the stone to your forehead and visualize yourself at your most attractive. Then give the stone to your beloved so that he or she will always see you at your best.
  • Send a one to an estranged friend or relative to heal your breech. Moonstone is great for healing quarrels.
  • Menopausal women can carry one to relieve symptoms.
  • Wear one to classes or lectures to increase your ability to understand the material.

Moonstone Runes
Moonstone Runes

My Runes

Last Yule, I received this lovely gift from a very dear friend and I treasure them. The moonstone Runes are beautiful and powerful. I've done numerous readings with them and have found that they enhance my gift.

Choosing your method of divination is a very personal matter, but the Runes speak to me most strongly. Those of you that are drawn to the Runes may want to consider using this stone instead of wood, especially if you are just learning how to use your gift.

Photo Credit: Monika Weise

Runes -- Stones and Books

Moonstones boost your intuition. I like to use them as an aid for divination.

A Practical Guide to the Runes: Their Uses in Divination and Magic (Llewellyn's New Age)
A Practical Guide to the Runes: Their Uses in Divination and Magic (Llewellyn's New Age)

Reading the runes involves knowledge of their origins and meanings. This book is great for beginners and advanced users alike.

Introduction To Norse Runes & Runic Magick
Introduction To Norse Runes & Runic Magick

This book goes into to detail to all the uses of the Runes, including those beyond fortune telling.


Things To Do With Moonstone Crystals - Keep the Magic of Your Moonstone With You

  • Wear one
  • Carry one in your pocket.
  • Place one on your altar.
  • Make a place on your desk for one, perhaps as a paperweight.

Moonstones on Amazon

Wearing moonstones keeps you close to their power. Moonstones are beautiful and will enhance any outfit.

Genuine Rainbow Moonstone Sun Shape Sterling Silver Gemstone Pendant
Genuine Rainbow Moonstone Sun Shape Sterling Silver Gemstone Pendant

This gorgeous sun pendant is going on my wish list.

Sterling Silver Celtic Knot Triple Moon Phases Genuine Rainbow Moonstone 17" Necklace
Sterling Silver Celtic Knot Triple Moon Phases Genuine Rainbow Moonstone 17" Necklace

This necklace is also on my wish list. I love the extra moonstone tear.



Moonstone is known as the gem of hope. Wear it when you need a lift or when things look dark in your life.

Moonstones benefit the traveler, so wear or carry one when you undertake a journey.

Books about crystals - Learn more about these stones

You're off to a great start by incorporating moonstones into your life, Many other crystals may also help to enhance your life experience. Use some great reference books to increase your knowledge of gems and crystals -- remember, that stones are the bones of the earth.

I love to collect crystals, so I often consult reference books to find a specific stone for a specific job. Fortunately, I can find many references to consult.

The Crystal Bible
The Crystal Bible

This is a great basic reference that I keep on my own bookshelf.

The Encyclopedia of Crystals
The Encyclopedia of Crystals

Tons of pictures allow you to identify your crystals accurately.



You can't count on crystals alone to achieve your goals. You must put in the effort yourself, too. Crystals enhance your power, but the true source of your energy is within.

If crystals were guaranteed to grant wishes, what would you wish for?

If a stone could grant any wish, what would you wish for?

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    • Kristen Howe profile image

      Kristen Howe 

      3 years ago from Northeast Ohio

      Monika, moonstones are beautiful gems. I know they're also part of good luck in feng sui charms. Although I'm not a Wiccan, this was a knowledgeable hub.

    • Gypzeerose profile image

      Rose Jones 

      5 years ago

      I am very drawn to moonstones - now I am more aware why. Very interesting about the runes that you received as a gift. Pinned to my jewelry board.

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      Tony Payne 

      6 years ago from Southampton, UK

      Moonstones are really cool.

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      6 years ago

      I love moonstones... I have a little jar of moonstones that I've collected on my beach walks. They are special.

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      6 years ago

      Quite interesting indeed. I have recently felt such a strong draw to this specific stone and the more I research, the more I make connections on how Moonstones can assist me in finding balance and fine tuning my gift.

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      6 years ago

      Quite interesting indeed. I have recently felt such a strong draw to this specific stone and the more I research, the more I make connections on how Moonstones can assist me in finding balance and fine tuning my gift.

    • Virginia Allain profile image

      Virginia Allain 

      7 years ago from Central Florida

      Quite interesting. I'm drawn to various stones, but not sure why.

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 

      7 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      My favorite!! I love your knowledge about gemstones, and moonstones have a particular interest to me...I'm still not sure why, but I enjoy it! Thanks so much for sharing.

    • Heather426 profile image

      Heather Burns 

      7 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Now I really want to get moonstone runes! Love runes!


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