A Hexagon of Rainbow Moonstone, the magic shape Bees craft in their hive, wound onto our antiqued Sterling Cable Chain. Finished in T and Brie style, with a complement of Moonstone beads joining our Petite Lobster Claw Clasp.
Size: The central Moonstone is approximately 12mm high by 10mm wide, each piece will be unique and crafted for you. Shown here, in antiqued Sterling, crafted at 17 " in length, other lengths also available.
We patina our Sterling to enhance the details and create contrast and depth in our work. Our hand-brushed finish imparts a matte sheen to the metal, exuding an understated elegance.
This Amulet is our tribute to the beauty of the hexagon, a form made by bees all over the world. As Charles Darwin once wrote, the honeycomb is a masterpiece of engineering. It is "absolutely perfect in economizing labor and wax." We are intrigued by the fascinating ways of insects and we find Bees to be most inspiring. Mysterious, and quite magical in their pollinating skills, their production of honey as well as their loyalty to the health of the community and their Queen. Overall, we find their myriad intelligent behaviors fascinating, and we look for ways to incorporate our observations into artistic expressions to be worn and enjoyed by others who may feel likewise.
Moonstone is a mineral of the orthoclase feldspar group that exhibits Adularescence, an the optical phenomenon that causes the extraordinary glow on the surface of Moonstone. The light moves across the stone much like moonlight would glide across a large body of calm water. This happens when light reflects off of the thin layers of different feldspar minerals within the gemstone.
Moonstone is known as healing stone that has been connected with water Zodiac signs. Some of the healing properties associated with this stone include: -Alleviates fear associated with change -Balances emotions -Promotes a calm mood -Encourages peace, harmony, and balance -Enhances intuition
All pieces will arrive in a velvet pouch, decoratively boxed ready for unique gift giving or safe keeping. Each is designed and crafted in our studio in the verdant Hudson Valley region of New York.
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