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Rainbow Moonstone and Multicolored Sapphire Collar Necklace, Munnu The Gem Palace - Black tie, Blue, Blue, Cabochon, Cocktail/Festive, Collar, Color, Cut/Technique, Day/Luncheon, Diamond, Event, Green, House, Item type, Material, Moonstone, Munnu The Gem Palace, Necklaces, Pink, Pink, Sapphire, Stone, White gold, Yellow, Yellow - Rental Borrow.
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Rainbow Moonstone and Multicolored Sapphire Collar Necklace, Munnu The Gem Palace

$275.00 per day

Collar necklace of cabochon rainbow moonstones intersperced with oval pink, green, yellow, purple, orange and blue sapphires, 18k white gold, Munnu The Gem Palace

$275.00 per day

Moonstone Often described as “glowing like the moon”, this variety of orthoclase feldspar has this quality, called adularescence, caused by light scattering between its layers. Moonstones were particularly popular during the Art Nouveau period and are considered hallmarks of both work by Tiffany and Co. as well as Rene Lalique during that period. Moonstone is a June birthstone.

Adularescence Adularescence is the optical effect of a cloudy bluish or white light as the stone is turned.

Cabochon A cabochon is a gem which has been shaped and polished but not faceted, typically with a domed top and flat bottom. Cabochons are often cut for opaque stones, for softer translucent gems as well as to highlight phenomenon such as asterism “star” and chatoyancy “cat’s eye”, as these would not show in faceted stones. The 'sugarloaf' cabochon cut features a 4-sided pyramid shape.

Sapphire Blue sapphire is a variety of corundum, a mineral species that also includes ruby. Sapphires can be blue, violet, green, yellow, orange, pink, purple, multicolored as well as color change, most often going from blue to purple, as well as gray, black, or brown. Blue sapphire can have both green and violet undertones, as well as the more desirable pure blue. Trace elements of iron or titanium cause sapphire’s blue color, with iron resulting in an inky, darker tone than the often vivid blue resulting from titanium. When jewelers refer to sapphire without specifying color, this refers to blue sapphire. Sapphire is the September birthstone and the stone of the 5th and 45th wedding anniversaries.

Munnu The Gem Palace One of the largest South Asian empires in history, the Mughal Empire (1526-1857) continues to influence luxury high jewelry design, in direct elements such the 'Tutti-Frutti' carved jewels of Cartier, the sautoir designs of the 1920s and 1970s in particular, as well as necklaces and earrings set with enamel and cabochon gems in the Mughal style in the late 1960s and early 1970s in major French houses such as Van Cleef and Arpels and Boucheron. The Kasliwal family were jewelers to the Mughal Emperors, famed for their enamelwork, and intricate carving and setting of precious stones as well as rose cut diamonds. In 1725, the Kasliwals moved to Jaipur, India from Agra as the crown jewelers to Maharaja Jai Singh, and have remained in Jaipur ever since. The Gem Palace opened in 1923 and immediately became a favorite of royal families, dignitaries and celebrities worldwide, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, Princess Diana and Bill Clinton. 8th generation family member Munnu Kasliwal (1958-2012) enjoyed international fame as a jewelry designer, with 6 commissioned collections for the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York as well as solo exhibitions at Somerset House in London (2006) and at the Kremlin (2014). Munnu The Gem Palace is headed by Munnu's son, jewelry designer Siddharth Kasliwal.

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It took years for the team at Munnu The Gem Palace to assemble moonstones of this quality and luminosity. This stunning necklace deserves to be seen at parties everywhere.

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