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Moonstone Jewelry33 of 101Antique Feldspar Moonstone Drop NecklaceArt Nouveau brooch with moonstone!
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    Posted 5 years ago

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    I have had these earrings for a long time and never found another pair
    like them. They are feldspar or unpolished moonstone. The findings
    are gold. I think they are Victorian - about two inches in length. I love the whiteness and cat's eye effect of the stones.

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    1. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Oh, thank you Wpj for posting your beautiful earrings !
      I learned today moonstones and labradorite are feldspar family :-)
      Feldspar was in high fashion in early Victorian era, the glow of it is very sweet!
    2. wpj wpj, 5 years ago
      Thanks for your comment. I learned today that there is a stone called Selenite
      that is in this family too. I think these may actually be that. To me what makes these interesting is the cats eye and the fact they are not polished and have rough texture. I also have a drop necklace I recently found I will post that matches the
      earrings. Never had seen these before. That seller was saying the necklace dated the late 1800's. Where did you read about Feldspar in the Victorian era? Would love to see more of this type of jewelry. It is fun to discover something new isn't it?
    3. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      I've seen principally stanhope barrel shaped pieces in feldspar, but if you google images for Victorian feldspar, you'll see more!
      I heard from it in books, but can't provide a link :-/
      I think it is not polished due to the kind of fibreous texture, plus, the satin effect is very attractive!
    4. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      One to see, described as moonstones...
    5. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      And Stanhope barrel, even not advised...
    6. wpj wpj, 5 years ago
      The brooch on Ebay is beautiful. Love that. I will post my necklace tonight.
      It is similar to that. Will google the images too. Thanks.
    7. wpj wpj, 5 years ago
      Check out the acorn feldspar earrings on Brandt and Sons or just google images it.
    8. kyratango kyratango, 5 years ago
      Ô..Ô crazy price IMHO...
    9. wpj wpj, 5 years ago
      Yes, agreed.
    10. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 5 years ago
      These are so very beautiful!

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