Sri Lanka Rainbow Moonstone Rhodolite Garnet Dangle Earrings Silver

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Genuine Rainbow moonstone cushion gemstone dangle earrings display 9.5 carat of silver blue sheen similar to blue moon quartz shimmer in Sri Lanka rainbow moonstone rhodolite garnet earrings. Genuine Sri Lanka rainbow moonstone earrings display effect of shimmering blue flashes with a good reflective depth of luminous blue whitish opalescence adularescence of color. Untreated Sri Lanka Rainbow moonstone rhodolite garnet dangle earrings make a elegant fine jewelry gift for brides-to-be, birthday, weddings, anniversary and holiday occasions or just add a bit of blue flash to your attire. Rainbow moonstone rhodolite garnet dangle earrings display cushion cut 12x8mm genuine Sri Lanka rainbow moonstone gemstones accented by 0.15cts of light purple rhodolite garnets, 9.5 carats. Moonstone gemstones are mounted in 1.9 grams of fine .925 sterling silver cushion cut semi mounts with a 1 3/8" drop and 5/16" wide; accented by 2.5mm pink to light purple untreated rhodolite garnets delicately mounted in a sterling silver heart set on top of each moonstone earring. A finishing touch of silver fish hook wires are attached for a comfortable fitting pair of moonstone and garnet gemstone jewelry dangle earrings. Sri Lanka rainbow moonstone gemstone dangle jewelry earrings accented by rhodolite heart garnets displaying a lustrous pinkish purple color drop down in fine .925 sterling silver as the cushion cut rainbow moonstone en cabochon gemstones blue sheen shimmers depending on light source. For your information, their is a total of 3.8 grams including gemstones and sterling silver in this pair of moonstone and garnet dangle earrings. Moonstone is the opalescent variety of orthoclase family of gems and is a untreated gemstone while rhodolite garnet is part of both the pyrope and almandine garnet family; also untreated. There were no blemishes, scratches or nicks seen using a 30X triplet loupe, eye clean high quality gemstones. Moonstone's showed to have some natural inclusions using strong magnification while garnets showed a beautiful light pinkish purple color; rhodolite garnets are a tough, durable and never enhanced gemstone. Moonstone are often cut as cabochons to maximize it. Moonstone is a member of the feldspar group of minerals and is closely related to sunstone and labradorite. The name feldspar comes from the German feldt spat, meaning field stone. This is because when feldspar weathers, it releases large amounts of plant nutrients like potassium, which enrich the soil. Moonstone shows a blue-whitish opalescence called adularescence (sometimes described as a billowy light or shimmer) that glides over its surface. Interference phenomena, due to the inter-growth of two different types of feldspar with different refractive indexes from the gems layered structure are the cause of this effect. All gemstones are purchased individually and tested by running refractive index, UV identification, light filter analyses to assure their authenticity; bottom line, you can be assured that your purchasing genuine gemstone and fine jewelry from MaggieMays. On Mohs scale of mineral hardness, moonstone only scores a 6 to 6.5. Care should be taken not to bump or scratch the stone. Should the stone become scratched or lose its luster, a jeweler simply needs to polish it and it will look as good as new. Rhodolite garnets have a bright transparent clarity with a hardness of 7 according to Mohs scale and is ideal for jewelry design's. Cleaning Your Jewelry: Soak in warm soapy water for about 10-20 minutes, depending on how dirty the stone may be, rinse and wipe with a lint-free cloth. Thank you for browsing MaggieMays. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me so we can discuss any issues you have.