Shimmering Twilight Necklace
The Shimmering Twilight collection is inspired by my favorite time of day...right after the sun has set and the stars start to twinkle in the early night sky. The moonstones on this chain remind me of the way the stars and constellations glimmer in the reflected light of the sun.
Moonstone has been used in jewelry for millennia, including ancient civilizations. The Romans admired Moonstone, as they believed it was composed of solidified rays of the moon. Both the Romans and Greeks associated Moonstone with their lunar gods. Moonstone is known as the Traveler's Stone for the protection it affords, especially at night. It is also a talisman of the inward journey. It is believed that wearing Moonstone aids in taking one deep into the self to recover the parts of the soul left behind or forgotten. It then helps to bring these recovered parts into light. It has remained a sacred stone in India with a special significance for lovers. It was a popular choice for jewelers in the Art Nouveau period. In Europe, Moonstone was believed to rekindle lost lovers and to cure sleeplessness.
Length: 15in + 1.5in extension chain
Material: 14kt gold heavy-plated over sterling silver & teardrop moonstones