Moonstones have a dreamy-looking quality called adularescence, which is caused by light scattering between microscopic layers of feldspar, according to GIA. And when set into fine jewelry, many find that ghostly glow to be irresistible. Here are seven new moonstone pieces to appeal to collectors.
Earrings in 14k gold with faceted gray moonstones, $321; JewelMak
Ring in 14k rose gold with 26.23 ct. t.w. rainbow moonstone cabochon, $2,600; Catherine Angiel
Earrings in 14k gold with pink opals, rainbow moonstones, and 0.45 ct. t.w. diamonds, $2,800; Eden Presley
Flower earrings in 18k gold with 8.27 cts. t.w. moonstones and 0.4 ct. t.w. diamonds, $4,400; James Breski
PinYin Fringe necklace in 18k gold with lapis, dendritic quartz, akoya pearls, jelly opals, and faceted moonstones, $6,700; Unhada
Earrings in 18k gold with moonstones, aquamarines, and 1.59 ct. t.w. diamonds, $12,685; Penny Preville
Jellyfish pendant in 18k gold with 68.18 cts. t.w. white sapphire briolettes, 31 cts. t.w. jelly opals, 14.72 cts. t.w. diamond briolettes, 12.62 cts. t.w. round diamonds, 10.87 cts. t.w. blue opals, and 3.21 cts. t.w. moonstones, price on request; Victor Velyan
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