Moonbeams and ocean reflections are just a few ways to describe the beauty of Moonstone. This week we explore the world of this translucent yet, opulent gemstone.

00:00:00 That’s an “I”

00:44:00 Moonstone

02:50:00 Why is it called moonstone?

03:43:50 The phenomenon, adularescence

04:31:00 What is moonstone?

06:36:00 Where does the name/word adularescence come from?

07:10:00 Quality factors

08:14:00 Moonstone has two cleavage planes

09:08:00 There are (2) types of moonstone

12:28:00 Moonstone is really a trade name

13:12:00 Where is moonstone found?

13:44:00 State gemstone of Florida

14:23:00 Cultural beliefs with moonstone

16:26:00 Ancient Rome

18:46:00 The lovers stone

19:25:00 The travels stone

20:34:00 Skincare

For more information head to: https://www.gia.edu/moonstone

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