The name is inspired by the gemstone’s light effect, reminiscent of moonlight shining through clouds.
Moonstones are predominantly found in India and Sri Lanka.
Cutting and polishing.
They are available in various colours. All display a light effect called adularescence, which is unique to feldspars. Pandora uses grey moonstone.
Avoid rough handling and store separately to avoid scratches. For additional care information, please visit our care guide.
Moonstone has a hardness of 6-6.5 on the Mohs scale of hardness. However, it has poor toughness and is susceptible to damage from ultrasonic cleaning. It is not recommended to expose a moonstone to ultrasonic cleaning.