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Brads rainbow moonstone - it's mine!!!!

theredspinel

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So I couldn't say before, especially when it came up in the moonstone thread (1!) But I've been talking to Brad about this moonstone for a few weeks now and right now I've finally taken the plunge and it's going to be mine!

So here are some extra pics Brad sent me... its it just so pretty :love:

I cannot wait to see it in real life; I've never seen a labrodite or a moonstone before.

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Siameseroo

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Oh I love the beautiful flashes of colour. Please post photos when it arrives!
 

Acinom

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Congrats! It looks beautiful!!
Any ideas on how you will set it?
 

Lovinggems

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It's very pretty and I love how it's faceted, please describe the colour flashes once you see it in person. :dance:
 

LisaRN

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Lovely! I also love how your moonstone is faceted and can't wait for you to receive it.
 

theredspinel

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Thanks everyone! I have no idea how I'm going to set it yet Acinom... I know rings are best for being able to see the gems but I don't want to have loads of rings and not many earrings/necklaces or bracelets (I need to be balanced lol).

However I don't really wear dainty jewellry (love how it looks on others though so I couldn't do a tiny pendant or bracelet, I'd need to have loads of gold or other stones around it or something... so hmm.. really don't know!

I'm definetly to broke to set anything till the end of the year anyway so I have loads of time to think about it.

I never thought I'd go for a faceted moonstone.... but when I saw the extra pics of this (and the fact it's a rainbow one) I couldn't resist.
 

dk168

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It's lovely, thanks for sharing!

DK :love:
 

elle_71125

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Wow, I never thought of moonstones being faceted. I love it! :love:
I can't wait to see more pictures.
 

theredspinel

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Thank you both! It really can't get here fast enough! I'll definetly post more pics when it arrives.
 

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My engagement ring is faceted moonstone / labradorite! I love your piece and I might suggest you set it as a pendant because this stone can be a bit delicate for wearing as a ring.
 

theredspinel

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Absolutely love your ring design pear!!!! Not to mention the moonstone.... just so beautiful... Thanks so much for the picture I've never seen a faceted moonstone in a setting before!
 

pearaffair

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theredspinel said:
Absolutely love your ring design pear!!!! Not to mention the moonstone.... just so beautiful... Thanks so much for the picture I've never seen a faceted moonstone in a setting before!
Thanks for the compliment! I think faceted labradorite is rare because it cleaves/breaks so easily.
 

theredspinel

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How long have you had your ring? I read everywhere not to go for faceted over cab because over time the facets wear down/aren't as sharp.... but I wonder if this looks 'bad' as such...
 

pearaffair

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theredspinel said:
How long have you had your ring? I read everywhere not to go for faceted over cab because over time the facets wear down/aren't as sharp.... but I wonder if this looks 'bad' as such...
I've had it about two years. It definitely has some chips and scratches, mostly visible with a loup. It is not ideal for a ring but I can't help it - the heart wants what it wants! ;-)
 
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