Moon and Stars Earrings

Moon and Stars Earrings


Granulation is an ancient technique where metal is fused together with heat alone, bringing the metal to the temperature just below it's melting point. This technique was used to form the silver stars on these earrings.

Moonstone is the birthstone for June. Ancient Romans believed that moonstone was formed from the frozen moonlight, giving this beautiful, shimmering stone its name. Moonstones show a floating play of light, called adularescence, and come in a variety of colors including green, blue, peach and champagne, with clarity that ranges from transparent to translucent. The sometimes show either a multirayed star or a cat’s eye. Considered a sacred stone in India, moonstone is said to bring good fortune. The most prized moonstones are from Sri Lanka; India, Australia, the United States, Mayanmar, and Madagascar are also sources.

The fine silver earrings are 1-3/4 inches long, and the earwires are handmade from sterling silver.

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