Moissanite is a gemstone that is made of a mineral known as silicon carbide. It is very similar to a diamond and is so rare that it can hardly be cut into a one-carat gemstone to be used as a white gemstone. When a diamond is way expensive, moissanite is the answer. Furthermore, it is second in hardness as compared to diamonds.
The November birthstone, topaz, symbolizes love and affection. It is believed to give the wearer increased strength and intellect.
The moonstone is a lava stone crystal with an appearance that leaves you speechless thanks to its optical effect. As the internal reflections of two types of feldspar, orthoclase, and albite. The two minerals interwind together in layers and the phenomenon called adularescence appears whenever light hits them both, this effect is comparable to moonlight. Precisely because of these plays of light, it was already used in ancient times to capture the lunar energy and it was believed that it was the lunar rays that gave it life, striking the rock with their light.
The moonstone belongs to the Obsidian family and is found in the white, brown, or blue varieties. Due to its mysterious origins, this gem is trendy in many popular beliefs and is considered a lucky charm and used in crystal therapy.
The moonstone is a gem directly connected with the symbolism of the moon and deeply connected to the woman. This is why it is a feminine stone, a lucky charm linked to the tides, the earth, the mother, the emotions and the cyclical rhythm of nature and women. This gem is a preferential channel with inner wisdom, also used by travelers as a protective amulet closely connected to the water element.
The October birthstone, opal, symbolizes faithfulness and confidence. The word comes from the Latin opalus, meaning “precious jewel.” Necklaces with opals set in them were worn to repel evil and to protect eyesight.
The December birthstone, turquoise, is regarded as a love charm. Turquoise represents good fortune and success, and it is supposed to relax the mind and protect its wearer from harm.
The mother of pearl is a natural gemstone found in three mollusks: Abalone, mussels in freshwater, and pearl oysters. It is formed when the mollusk fights against parasites and layers of the nacre-an organic substance responsible for the gemstone’s multicolored iridescent visual. It is formed when small crystal particles and stones blend in the shells. It’s composed of aragonite. The healing and protective properties of the mother of pearl are well known.