Gemstone: Moonstone Intalgio
Moonstones are beloved for their pearly and lustrous hues and adularescence: the metallic iridescence from reflective light that appears to glow from beneath the gemstone's surface. Moonstones are considered a lucky gemstone and have a long history steeped in magic and mystery.
MOHs Hardness: 6-6.5
Care: Moonstones are fragile, make sure to avoid knocking or dropping your moonstone jewelry onto hard and/or abrasive surfaces. Do NOT soak intaglios in water as it can seep behind the stone. It has been sealed with epoxy as an added measure, so limited liquid is appropriate, but constant immersion and soaking can eventually lead to water damage. To clean your moonstone piece, use a damp cloth or toothbrush and dry quickly. Do not use ultrasonic and steam cleaners.
Healing Properties: self-discovery, intuition support, empathy, protection, and prophecy.