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Moonstones in antique jewellery – the charm offensive in June

Moonstones are very earthly! The extremely popular gemstones got their name because of its obvious characteristics. The most intriguing is the inherent shimmer, reminiscent of the diffuse light of the moon in the night sky. Moonstones have a creamy white, sometimes ivory to bluish color character and are milky-transparent. From the optical properties inevitably one draws parallels to opals. In fact, these two gemstones have much in common. Both gems are used exclusively for jewellery making – what makes us...