Thursday, March 13, 2014

Moonstone Teardrops Earrings

Beautiful sparking multicolored cluster teardrops Moonstone dangle earrings. Each of the gemstones was wire wrapped by hand. 

There are nine faceted 8-9 mm teardrop moonstones colored from peach to snow white. The earrings are 3'' long from top to bottom. Priced as low as $28 + shipping and handling. 

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As ancient as the moon itself, Moonstone holds the power of mystery. Its secrets are locked beneath a pearly veil, and with them, our own hidden truths. 

Moonstone is a simply gorgeous gemstone that virtually glows in soft white, beautiful peach, elegant grays. Moonstone lore suggests the gem is an emotional balancer that helps to minimize the tendency to over-react and provides one with the ability to compromise, as well as relieving stress and promoting serenity.

In general, the energy of moonstone is balancing, introspective and reflective. It is a stone for wishing and hoping as well as a stone for embracing the cycles of change. Moonstone is a stone for feeling and understanding via intuition and emotional thoughts rather than intellectual reasoning. It brings flashes of insight, and stimulates intuitive recognition and helps in applying intuitive knowledge in a practical sense.

Moonstone has been used in jewelry for centuries, including ancient civilizations. The Romans admired moonstone, as they believed it was born from solidified rays of the moon. It has always been a sacred stone in India with a special significance for lovers, and is a traditional wedding gift there. Both the Romans and Greeks associated Moonstone with their lunar gods and goddesses. In more recent history, the moonstone became popular during the Art Nouveau period.

In many cultures, moonstone is strongly associated with love. Many cultures have believed the moonstone to be a calming, healing stone.

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