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Rainbow Aurora Moonstone by Nambroth Rainbow Aurora Moonstone by Nambroth
A really pretty marquis cut 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 a tiny pair of 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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X-Shatteredstar-X Aug 24, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Love this! Also my birthstone!
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:iconkimy-shan:
I love it! Amazing :D
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:iconrodneypike:
RodneyPike Sep 21, 2010  Professional Digital Artist
Awesome!
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:icongaleriaaurus:
It's amazing !!!
I love Moonstone & labradorite, it's my favourites stones :)
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:iconwolfofdesire:
Strange colours...
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Little-Vampire Jan 21, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
I totally agree with ~Eibhlin-san's comment. It reminds me of elves' jewels! :giggle:
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:iconeibhlin-san:
It looks wonderful! Like it was made by elves...
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:iconcelticlover:
I'm crazy about all your jewelry, and I really love moonstones and labradorites. I visited Nepal and recently visited with some Tibetan monks who sold traditional jewelry and your art looks so much like their traditional silver-work. Check it out it's uncanny! Very very beautiful :)
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Nambroth Nov 5, 2009  Professional General Artist
Whoa, really? I can't make it to Nepal but I wonder if I could find photos online.
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:iconfairywhiz:
That is absolutely beautiful!
The wirework looks like it is flowing.
The more I look at this the more I love it.
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