Moonstone & Sunstone Earrings

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Moonstone & Sunstone in Sterling Silver Earrings

Size: 3.5 x 1.5 x 0.6 cm

Weight: ~ 6 g

Metal: .925 Sterling Silver

These beautiful yet simple earrings hold an incredible luster in the gems. The stone of the sun, being balanced by that f the moon! Set in beautiful wisps of sterling silver making them beautiful for everyday wear, and more formal events.

Moonstone is sodium potassium aluminum silicate and a chatoyant member of the Feldspar family, closely related to Labradorite and Sunstone. It sits at a 6 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, and comes in many different colors. The unique flash (also known as schiller, or adularescence) effect within the stone is caused by light diffraction in a micro-structure of successive Feldspar layers.

Sunstone is a orange gemstone from India. It is a variety of Feldspar, related to Moonstone and Labradorite. It is a softer stone hugely popular on the world market, and shows a shimmer effect because of inclusions of Hematite typically, but on occasion the shimmer can come from Geothite or Pyrite.

Sterling silver is the brightest of all precious metals being known for its bright luster. It is also known for being very durable and easy to polish which makes it popular in jewelry as it will withstand the test of time.

Moonstone is sodium potassium aluminum silicate and a chatoyant member of the Feldspar family, closely related to Labradorite and Sunstone. It sits at a 6 on the Mohs Scale of Hardness, and comes in many different colors. The unique flash (also known as schiller, or adularescence) effect within the stone is caused by light diffraction in a micro-structure of successive Feldspar layers.

Sunstone is thought to be a joyful, light-inspiring stone. It is traditionally linked to benevolent gods, good luck and good fortune. Emotionally it is thought to have an antidepressant effect helping to lift dark moods and seasonal affective disorder.

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