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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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:iconklacinda:
your work is so beautiful and the stones-crystals you choose are stunning
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:iconsilhara:
silhara Mar 9, 2011  Student Photographer
this is absolutly beautiful
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:iconschroe03:
Featured in [link] - ELECTRIC BLUE :gallery:
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:iconnambroth:
Nambroth May 30, 2010  Professional General Artist
Thank you! :)
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:iconwolfofdesire:
Beautiful!
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:iconganjanaut:
wow, that is cool :love:
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:iconcujo-crossbreed:
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 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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:iconshiriru:
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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:iconpaint-the-sky-teal:
your jewelry is amazing. The detail is great, and the gems you find are simply brilliant.
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