Zirna Moonstone Silver Pendant with Chain
Three Moonstone gemstones all exhibiting a delicate change of hue from snowy white to a pale blue . Each is hand set in silver complete with an 19 inch silver chain
Moonstone is an Orthoclase Feldspar, formed from cooling magmas deep within the Earth As the magmas cooled at differing speeds so thin layers of the minerals Albite and Orthoclase formed . As these minerals have different reflective indexes light entering the stone is scattered and diffused in many directions, creating the wonderful changes in colour, known as adularescence.
Hindus and Roman myths suggested that moonbeams were captured and frozen in Moonstones hence its magical appearance. It was worn as an amulet worn by ancient travellers .
It is regarded by many cultures as the stone of femininity and is the birthstone for Cancerians. It may improve intuition and creativity ,provide a calming effect .
Right pendant weight; 8.3 grams Stone Size: 2.4cm x 1.8cm
Middle Pendant wight: 8.2 grams Stone size: 2.8cm x 1.6cm
Left pendant weight: 5 grams Stone size: 1.9cm x 1.3cm
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