Sterling Silver 8 Moon Phases Pendant with Pentagram
Made from high quality Sterling Silver (925).
Total weight: 6gr.
Size is approx. 1-1/8" (28mm) in diameter.
Lunar cycle pendant showing the 8 phases of the moon.
Delivered in a free gift box.
We carry in our stock Sterling Silver or Leather chains at your request for an additional small charge if you wish to complement the pendant.
The moon, Earth's celestial companion, waxes and wanes in a rhythmic and mesmerizing cycle known as the lunar phases. These phases, which occur over approximately 29.5 days, have captivated humanity for millennia, inspiring myths, rituals, and calendars.
The lunar cycle begins with the New Moon, where the moon is positioned between the Earth and the Sun, rendering its illuminated side invisible from Earth. It symbolizes new beginnings and is often associated with setting intentions.
In the days following the New Moon, a sliver of the moon becomes visible, marking the Waxing Crescent phase. It represents growth and setting plans into motion.
At the First Quarter, half of the moon is illuminated, resembling a half-moon. It signifies determination and is an ideal time for taking action.
As the moon continues to grow, it enters the Waxing Gibbous phase. During this phase, more than half of the moon is illuminated, and projects or endeavors initiated earlier in the cycle gain momentum.
The Full Moon is the most iconic and celebrated phase. It occurs when the moon is directly opposite the Sun, fully illuminated in the night sky. The Full Moon symbolizes culmination, fruition, and heightened emotions.
After the Full Moon, the moon enters the Waning Gibbous phase, slowly decreasing in brightness. It is a time for reflection, gratitude, and releasing what no longer serves us.
The Third Quarter phase occurs when half of the moon is once again illuminated but on the opposite side from the First Quarter. It is a period for making adjustments and evaluating progress.
In the final days of the lunar cycle, the moon appears as a slender crescent in the sky, known as the Waning Crescent. It represents rest, reflection, and the preparation for a new cycle of growth.