Belle Rustique

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Petite Moonstone Designer Pendant

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Gorgeous moonstones of any size are getting very hard to find. I managed to get this one from a seller in Sri Lanka. It's an interesting blue-green color, petite and quite thick at 7mm. I wrapped this beauty in square sterling silver wire with a decorative topper and hidden bail.

The pendant measures 1 5/8" from top of bail and is 3/4" wide.

Note: Moonstone is a feldspar mineral, a potassium aluminum silicate with a Mohs hardness of 6 to 6.5. It was named after its blue-white sheen which is caused by its lamellar structure. Moonstones are found in Sri Lanka, Madagascar, Myanmar, Australia, India and the United States. It is considered a stone of mystery, a gem of the high priestess. It is popular because of its colors and distinct attributes.

Regarding color, the moonstone does come in some of the most prized colors including blue, orange, yellow and even rainbow. While the moonstones colors can be delightful, very feminine and extremely attractive, it is its attribute of adularescence that most consumers find attractive. Adularescence is the attribute that is familiar with high quality moonstones. Moonstones have crystalline structures within them. When light is shined upon these stones, certain light waves bounce around within the crystalline structure and create either a shimmering effect or a wonderful aura. This effect makes the stone look very magical and mystical.

moonstone designer pendant



P1061 - SOLD


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