Origin: Brazil, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar
Lore: The ancient Romans thought moonstone was formed of moonlight and began wearing it in jewelry in 100 A.D. The gemstone has always been considered sacred in India; Europeans of the Middle Ages thought by looking into a moonstone, you would fall into a deep sleep that would tell the future.
Mystical: Moonstone is associated with the heart chakra. It can help calm responses and avoid overreaction; enhances feminine energies, sensitivity, intuition, and psychic abilities. Moonstone is a stone of protection, especially during childbirth, pregnancy, and travel at sea. It is also associated with love of all kinds.