Lapidary Journal Jewelry Artist

OVER THE MOONSTONE

NOT SINCE THE 1920S, when top jewelry houses like Tiff any and Lalique created notable pieces around moonstone, has the gem been as popular as it is today. Admired for its warmth and inner glow, moonstone has captivated a new generation of artists to design red-carpet-worthy jewels that express understated elegance.

Hollywood divas are flashing moonstones set in 18K gold and platinum with diamonds at red carpet events. Celebrity gem-savvy designers like Lorraine Schwartz and Erica Courtney use moonstones in many high-end designs.

Stylists are keen on moonstone, says

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