Thursday July 9, 2020

Object of Desire

Moonstone earrings, designed by Nanna Ditzel, €7,000-€9,000

31st May, 2020
Nanna Ditzel’s moonstone earrings: moonstone is the birthstone for June

Perfect to wear on moonlit summer evenings is a pair of moonstone earrings. Designed in 1961 by Nanna Ditzel, the first woman to design for Georg Jensen, they are from the collection of the late Cecilia Green, favourite model of Sir William Russell Flint, who embodied his idea of feminine beauty. The birthstone for June, the moonstone was so named when Roman historian Pliny compared its changing looks to the waxing and waning of the...

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