Selenite is one of the most elegant crystals that you will ever see. With its white and translucent appearance, selenite is both silky and pearl-like, making it uniquely standout in a home environment. Selenite is named after the Greek goddess Selene, the goddess of the moon. It’s also called the Maria Glass or Desert Rose. Aside from its beauty and elegance, this stone is believed to have many mystical and healing properties and makes an excellent addition to a home.