Houston Jewelry October 2020 E-Newsletter

Phenomenal Gemstones

Magnificent Moonstone

Moonstone is a variety of feldspar minerals, the most widespread mineral in the earth’s crust. When these minerals combine and cool, they separate into alternating layers. When light falls between the layers, rolling across the gem’s surface and scattering in all directions, it produces the phenomenon called adularescence, the desirable, cool, soft shimmer and warm, glowing, mystical appearance of magnificent moonstone. 

18K rose gold, cachabon ring with 11.40 ct total weight moonstone and 0.36 ct total weight if diamonds: Price on Request

Feldspar minerals create body colors ranging from colorless to gray, brown, yellow, green, or pink, and the adularescence is usually a white to a silvery sheen. Rarely, colorless specimens of feldspar will produce a spectacular blue adularescence. This phenomenon is often called “blue flash” or “blue sheen” adularescence. These specimens are rare and extremely desirable. 

14k white fold pendant with 21.15 ct total weight moonstone and 0.23 ct total weight of diamonds: Price on Request

An even rarer occurrence is when moonstone exhibits a spectrum of iridescent colors, known as rainbow moonstone. This phenomenon occurs when white light is separated into its spectral colors while passing through the stone. 

18K yellow gold, little bird ring with oval cabochon cut rainbow moonstone and diamonds: Price on Request

Moonstone’s delicate beauty and its long-established legacy make it perhaps the most familiar gem-quality member of the feldspar group. One of Mother Nature’s treasures, moonstones like to be looked at, are admired for their sensual play of light and mystery, making them an ideal gemstone for jewelry with feminine aura. 

Sterling Silver earrings with black spinel, ruby, lapis, moonstone: Price on Request


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