Belle Rustique

hand-crafted jewelry from beautiful Bonny Doon

Green Moonstone Designer Pendant


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 green color, and quite thick at 7mm. I wrapped this beauty in square sterling silver wire with a decorative topper and hidden bail. NOTE: there's a small ding in the stone's surface near the lower left-hand side wrap. Hardly noticeable, but in the interest of full disclosure, it's only fair to meeeeention. It does not detract from the stone's beauty.

The pendant measures 1 3/4" 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.

reen moonstone designer pendant

P1081 - SOLD

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Last updated 9 December 2012

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