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Electric Blue Moonstone by Nambroth Electric Blue Moonstone by Nambroth
A really pretty moonstone carefully hand wrapped in Argentium sterling silver.


Moonstone is an amazing stone, when you move it the stone comes alive with colors flashing within. The effect is similar in appearance to opal fire. It is called chatoyancy, which is a fancy way of saying that the color 'flashes' or 'rolls' across the stone, like cat's-eye but far more vibrantly. It is a natural stone, and the effect is caused by refractive layers within the stone. It cannot be simulated or dyed to look that way!

I hand wrap these pieces with nothing more than my fingers and some tiny pliers. I purchase the stones already polished from rock and gem shows.

Thanks for looking. :)



[[ Since many ask-- yes, I do sell these on my personal site: [link] ]]
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klacinda Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2013
your work is so beautiful and the stones-crystals you choose are stunning
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silhara Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2011  Student Photographer
this is absolutly beautiful
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Schroe03 Featured By Owner May 30, 2010
Featured in [link] - ELECTRIC BLUE :gallery:
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Nambroth Featured By Owner May 30, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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wolfofdesire Featured By Owner May 19, 2010  Hobbyist
Beautiful!
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ganjanaut Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2010
wow, that is cool :love:
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Cujo-CrossBreed Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2010
I just got my hands on this pendant today. I am completely amazed by the work. I just want to say I am 100% happy with buying this. It's incredible.

-Tiffany
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Nambroth Featured By Owner Feb 8, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you so much! I am so happy you like it. They are so much prettier in person! I hope it brings you much joy. :D
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shiriru Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2010
well... actualy chatoyancy is a cat's eye effect only.
what yousee in moonstone is some sort of glow from inside, as if there is a source of light inside... anyway it's called "Adularescence" in a gemmological language. :)
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paint-the-sky-teal Featured By Owner Feb 4, 2010
your jewelry is amazing. The detail is great, and the gems you find are simply brilliant.
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