This post includes one or more affiliate links. If you purchase something after clicking through, we may receive a small commission from the designer, retailer or shop (thanks!) More info here. Updated for 2020, some gorgeous Art Deco moonstone jewelry to ooh and ahh over. Moonstone is one of three June birthstones (the other two June birthstone pics, Pearl and Alexandrite already got their own posts). Moonstone was a favorite of the Art Nouveau and ’20s eras. Stunning antique Art Deco moonstone pendant, from Etsy. From GIA: According to Hindu mythology, moonstone is made of solidified moonbeams. Many other cultures also associate this gem with moonlight, and it’s easy to see why. Its internal structure scatters the light that strikes it, creating a phenomenon known as adularescence. The visual effect is reminiscent of the full moon shining through a veil of thin, high clouds. Legends say that moonstone brings good luck. Many believed that you could see the future if you held a moonstone in your mouth during a full moon. […] Great designers of the romantic Art Nouveau era, such as René Lalique and Louis Comfort Tiffany, featured the pale gem in custom jewelry. Take a look below for some gorgeous examples of Art Deco moonstone jewelry! Breathtaking moonstone wedding ring set, from Etsy. Beautiful vintage Art Deco moonstone earrings, from Gilded Lane. Elegant antique diamond and moonstone ring, from Etsy. Elegant moonstone moon and stars Art Deco earrings, from Moda Operandi. Classic vintage gold cabochon moonstone ring, from Etsy. A simple moonstone ring in rose gold, from Angara Below you’ll find some featured pieces from an earlier version of this post, though most are now sold. Be sure to browse more 1920s jewelry in our Art Deco Shop - we've got vintage inspired earrings, necklaces, cocktail rings and more, plus authentic antique Art Deco, Edwardian and Art Nouveau pieces. Diamond + Moonstone Ring via Etsy How’s that for a beauty? That breathtaking art deco diamond and moonstone ring is circa 1915, and as the seller says, “the strong Art Deco shape and wonderful Greek key motif are bright with early 20th century style. It lights up your finger like the New York skyline at night, moon and all!”. Gorgeous! Another shot: Next up, these art deco style moonstone earrings by Ermani Bulatti, the blue flash is so beautiful with the warm glow of that bronze deco setting… Art Deco moonstone earrings by Ermani Bulatti, via Etsy And speaking of glow… check out the beautiful lit-from-within quality of this simple, lovely art deco moonstone ring, circa 1940: Moonstone ring, via Etsy Now this next one is really interesting to me, it has that powerful art deco starburst style design, but it’s actually a Victorian moonstone pin, circa 1850… Victorian moonstone pin via Lang Antiques Ahead of its time, it’s a stunner! Finally, this mixed metals moonstone ring from 1st Dibs is a stunner in its own way, with an odd sort of handmade look but also somehow streamline moderne-y with those lines and the mirrored look of the stone? I don’t know, I think it’s pretty and very cool… Mixed metals moonstone ring, via 1st Dibs Finally, last by most certainly not least, this unbelievable art deco moonstone necklace, which I would like for me now please and thank you. Moonstone pendant, via A. Brandt and Son So gorgeous. That piece really captures the otherworldly quality of moonstone. It’s just so unique, and in a setting like that, it is truly breathtaking. Happy birthday to all those June-ies out there, maybe this year you celebrate with a little moonstone bling (on your finger or just browsing these pretties). Cheers!