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Ice 98 by Zorias Ice 98 by Zorias
Piece # 98 "Ice"
A Zoria's Creation. Krista DeSelms 2010

This is a gorgeous Moonstone cab wrapped in square Argentium Sterling Silver. This is one of my favorite pieces and it'll be a long time before I part with it if ever he hee :D

Moonstone is one of the best known and most valuable varieties of feldspar. This translucent gemstone features an iridescent sheen called "adularescence." By virtue of what is termed as adularescence, a gem displays a billowy floating light which appears to come from below the surface.

Argentium Sterling Silver is the highest quality of Sterling Silver available today and is highly tarnish resistant. Sterling Silver is 92.5% silver and 7.5% copper, Argentium is still the 92.5% silver but it replaces some of the copper with the element Germanium which gives it a higher tarnish resistance and less people are allergic to it than just normal Sterling Silver.

Yes, I do custom work.
Website: www.Zorias.com

:butterfly: Trista
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Xerces Featured By Owner May 14, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Such beautiful shimmery colour to the cabochon! Beautiful wrap =D
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Zorias Featured By Owner May 17, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Thanks :)

:butterfly: Trista
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Xerces Featured By Owner May 28, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
Welcome!
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zevl Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011
Beautiful stone :clap:
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Zorias Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
It's one of my favorite pieces, I wear it all the time :)

:butterfly: Trista
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ChaosFay Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
OMG I want! :faint:
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Zorias Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
He hee, this is one of my favorites, this one and my Amber and white gold are two I just haven't even thought about selling :D But I can mimick the wraps :)

:butterfly: Trista
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ChaosFay Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
I wish I could afford it. T.T
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WolfMoon85 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2011
I love Moonstones! How do you make that and how much does it cost to find a real stone by itself?
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Zorias Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2011  Professional Artisan Crafter
How do I make the pendant? Lots of practice, and I buy my stones from local stores and at gem and mineral shows, so the price varies, depending on the place I buy from, the quality and size of the stones.

:butterfly: Trista
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