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Tiny Crystal Caverns Moonstone by Nambroth Tiny Crystal Caverns Moonstone by Nambroth
This is a tiny round 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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CC-DeYapp Oct 15, 2013  Professional General Artist
Sweet!
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Khima-Inez Dec 2, 2010   General Artist
The blue inside seems alive - love it!
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:iconwolfofdesire:
Pretty!
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:iconrosesiren:
This one is my absolute favorite of your pieces so far!
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:iconfreakconformist:
Freakconformist Nov 11, 2009  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I love how the bright flash of blue seems to be comeing from out of nowhere.
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MidgarZolom Oct 31, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
So pretty! Moonstone's the best imo.
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:iconwillow-fox:
Wonderful!

I like a lot moonstones, i have one in kind of pink but i mostly see them in white color... :(
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:icondragonqueen88:
I love the metal pours out of the necklace like water! It's beautiful and so are all the stones!
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:iconsylanc:
i loove the way it looks like frost is starting to creep up on the blue
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