The 'Man in the Moon' moonstone is set in a bezel or prong setting, securely attached to the top of a slender stick pin. A charming c. 1900s vintage piece of jewelry that exudes a sense of nostalgia and whimsy. Moonstones are known for their ethereal and mystical appearance, displaying a play of colors known as adularescence. This phenomenon gives the stone a captivating, shimmering quality reminiscent of moonlight. The stick pin is made of 9ct yellow gold and it is designed to be easily inserted into a lapel, tie, or collar, allowing the moonstone to serve as a decorative accessory. The 'Man in the Moon' motif has been a subject of fascination for centuries, represents a historical and cultural connection to the wonder and mystery of the moon and the night sky. The stick pin is from the early 20th century, capturing the aesthetic sensibilities of the late Victorian era and the beginning of the Edwardian era.
Moonstone weight: 0.88ct
Moonstone dimensions: 6.69mm
Measurements: 55.5mm (Pin) x 7.5mm (Head)
Item weight: 1.22g
Era: C. 1900s
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