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5-Star Buys: An Out-of-This-World Opal Moon Necklace

by Aleksa Brown

Dec 22, 2019

Handmade in Brooklyn, NY, this one-of-a-kind celestial stunner makes an unforgettable addition to any jewelry box.

Opal and diamond crescent moon necklace from Liesel Love
Photo by: Liesel Love

In our 5-Star Buys series we spotlight popular Etsy items that recently struck a chord with shoppers—and let their rave reviews do the talking.

In the market for an extra-special something to elevate your everyday jewelry game? Prepare to swoon for this dazzling diamond and opal crescent moon necklace from Liesel Love, which comes in your choice of 14K yellow, rose, or white gold. Crafted by metalsmith Heidi Girard in Brooklyn, NY, each layering-friendly pendant is cast in a handmade mold and topped off with a tiny flush-set diamond and a one-of-a-kind 4mm Australian opal for a finished piece that’s as original as you are. Dainty enough for daily wear, this celestial standout is adored by starry-eyed shoppers the world over, and for good reason.

Opal and diamond moon necklace from Liesel Love
SHOP: Opal and diamond moon necklace from Liesel Love, $330 (photo by Rob Howard)

Rave review: Take it from one satisfied shopper

“Love this necklace and have been wearing it ever since I received it! It is dainty and light around the neck, yet feels well built and solidly crafted. The opal has a lot of fire in it and matches perfectly with the mellow tone of the gold. Shipping was very fast for being custom made and the length is perfect. It's very comfortable and I appreciated the pretty packaging. Thank you!” — KH 

Seller spotlight: Meet Heidi Girard of Liesel Love

“I’ve always been inspired by the sky—I love stars and the moon. I picked opal as the stone for my moon necklace because, like stars, each one is unique. Since it’s solid 14K gold, it won’t tarnish or change color, and the chain is laser-soldered directly onto the moon pendant, giving it a light feel and eliminating the need for jump rings. I think what people love most about this design is that it can be worn every day—it goes with any outfit and is easy to layer with other necklaces. This piece is one of Liesel Love’s most popular items, so I try to always have some made and ready to ship. ” — Heidi Girard

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Aleksa Brown

Aleksa Brown is a writer, editor, and brand storyteller based in Brooklyn, NY. Some of her favorite things include burgers, bike rides, and being outside with friends on sunny days. Read more of her work on the Etsy Journal.