The word “crescent” comes from the Latin term ceres meaning to “bring forth, create” and crescere, the Latin term for “grow, thrive”. There are tons of symbols and drawings and knot works with moons and crescent moons in them. Each symbol carries its own meaning while carrying the inherent meanings of each crescent and full moon.
The waning crescent moon symbolizes the expulsion of negative energy in your life, getting rid of things you know you don’t need or those things, people, habits which are harming you. While the waxing crescent moon symbolizes growth and creativity. It carries a broad spectrum. You may use your imagination!
Weight: 10 g
Length of Chain: 45 + 5 cm
Amethyst is one of the best gemstones for calming the mind and is perfect for any meditation practice. In Tibet, amethyst is considered sacred to Buddha, possibly due to its ability to activate and balance the 6th chakra (third eye). Amethyst is said to cure impatience, balance high-energy, eliminate chaos, promote clarity, and help keep one grounded.
Rose Quartz is called the “stone of gentle love” as it gently opens the heart chakra, increasing the ability to both give and receive love. Bringing peacefulness, balance and calm to relationships, it has a strong association to Venus, the goddess of love, beauty and pleasure. At a higher level, its heart-healing properties help humanity as a whole resonate with the energy of compassion. Used during yoga, prayer or meditation, Rose Quartz helps open the spiritual heart. This gem also supports the physical heart, helping it recover from stress and trauma. Rose Quartz is an excellent gem for all who need more nurturing and love in their life.
Black Agate, like all black stones, is a grounding and protective crystal. It gives a calming peace that helps those during a period of bereavement. Black Agate gives inner strength to move on and is also very helpful in keeping the peace in stressful households. This calming stone will keep one steady when faced with practical decision-making or when doling out ‘tough love’.
Lapis Lazuli is a stone of meditation and communication that can bring truthfulness, openness and mental clarity. It can help organize daily life as well as organizing and quieting a busy or restless mind, lessening confusion and increasing concentration. It’s a wonderful stone for meditation because it awakens the third eye chakra to help you go deeper into your meditation. It brings spiritual love and therefore known for enhancing love and fidelity within marriage. It also bonds relationships in love and friendship and aids in expressing feelings and emotion.