- November 2021
GEMSTONE HIGHLIGHT: THE GRACEFUL MISTY LIGHT MOONSTONE
Aug 04, 2020
Moonstone is one of the most magical gemstones. Moonstone is known for its beautiful sheen and smooth texture. Moonstone can be worked into various styles of jewelry and is not just favorite gemstone for boho and hippie styles of jewelry, but it also amazing if sets into a chic and highly valuable jewelry.
Before picking the moonstone jewelry styles that may suits you, let us guide you with sharing information of what you need to know before buying moonstone jewelry, including the introduction of moonstone, the origins, and the benefits of wearing moonstone.
WHAT IS MOONSTONE?
Moonstone is a variety of the feldspar-group mineral orthoclase. During formation, orthoclase and albite separate into alternating layers. When light falls between these thin layers, it is scattered, producing the phenomenon called adularescence. Adularescence is the light that appears to billow across a gem. Other feldspar minerals can also show adularescence, including labradorite and sanidine. Perhaps the most fascinating aspect of adularescence is its appearance of motion. The graceful misty light seems to roll across the gem's surface as you change the viewing angle.
THE ORIGINS OF MOONSTONE
Moonstone can be found in a wide variety of places. This includes parts of the United States, such as New Mexico, North Carolina, and Virginia. The most important world locations for the moonstone birthstone are India and Sri Lanka, but sources also include Brazil, Madagascar, Myanmar, and Tanzania.
THE BENEFIT OF WEARING MOONSTONE
Moonstone is highly valued in the crystal healing field. It is believed to be a powerful crystal that holds a lot of healing properties. Moonstones are believed to help you get in touch with your feminine side, and helps to clarify and enhance your intuition, and helps those who are afraid of change to be more accepting of this. This gemstone is claimed to help enhance calmness, clarity of mind, peace, and passion. Moonstone is also a stone of inner growth and strength. It soothes emotional instability and stress. Moonstone enhances intuition, promotes inspiration, success, and good fortune in love and business matters. Legends say that moonstone brings good luck. Many believed that you could see the future if you held a moonstone in your mouth during a full moon.
So the moonstone is a perfect choice for you to use as jewelry that you can wear daily or for special occasions, it's not just will beautify your appearance but also may provide you many other benefits. its also a perfect gift for those who were born in June and July or the one with Cancer, Libra, and Scorpio zodiacs as moonstone is the birthstone for them.
MOONSTONE BUYERS GUIDE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING MOONSTONE JEWELRY
Now that you have decided to get moonstone jewelry by yourself, you should start to think of the quality of the moonstone, and the design of the jewelry that will suit your style and personality.
The quality of moonstone, like other gems, is determined by color, clarity, cut, and carat. The finest moonstone is a gem of glassy purity with a mobile, electric blue shimmer. Moonstones may have inclusions like tiny tension cracks inside it, which are known as centipedes. These are unsightly and interfered with the adularescence. It goes without saying that the clearer the stone, the more valuable it is. Moonstones are commonly cut into beads, cabochons or faceted. The best cut for moonstone is cabochons, which shows the natural phenomenon of adultery within the stone. However, faceted moonstones are increasing in popularity due to its ability to hide inclusions within the stone. Moonstones are found in both large and small sizes. Jewelers often prefer 1 to 5 carats, which are easily available for jewelry designs. Larger and clearer stones of about 15 to 20 carats are scarce and of high value. The largest moonstone ever found is supposed to weigh between 300 to 450 carats!
After a long talk about the stone, now let's talk about the jewelry design. Introducing Sunaka's new collections 'The Moonstone Collection.' The Moonstone collection by Sunaka Jewelry inspired by the tranquil and graceful moonlight. It combines the beauty of high-quality Rainbow Moonstone with the unique and intricate Moroccan ornaments. The exquisite design is showcasing the creativity and excellent craftsmanship of Indonesian Jewelry Artisans. Presents in two colors option; classic silver and enticing rose gold color. It comes in sets, ranging from solitaire rings, layered necklaces, chain bracelets to drop earrings. You can wear one of them, or as a set, you can wear it daily, or for a special occasion, You can mix and match it with a casual outfit, office dress, or party dress. Its elegant and versatile design allows it all. To start shopping moonstone jewelry please click this link .