- Brand: Casa de plata
- Product Code: CSER-229
- Availability: By Order
The Romans admired moonstone and believed that it came from the rays of the moon made solid. Moonstones have been used as jewels for hundreds of years. They were admired by the ancient Romans and Greeks, and then were used in Art Nouveau jewelry. Moonstones later became popular during the hippie movement of the 1960s and the contemporary New Age spiritual movement
Smoky quartz is faceted or cut into beads and
cabochons. These gems are often used in rings, pendants, necklaces, earrings,
and brooches for people who like the yellowish brown to brown color.Smoky
quartz with a dark brown color is often used in men's rings and cufflinks.
During the Victorian Period, dark brown stones from the Mourne Mountains of
Ireland were often used in mourning jewelry.Because smoky quartz has a low
price and large pieces are easily obtained, it is a favorite practice material
of people who are learning to facet. It is also frequently used as a carving
Quartz is the brown "smoky" variety of Quartz. It ranges in color
from light brown to black. Despite its dark color, it is rarely opaque.