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Cleaning moonstones?

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« on: May 12, 2015, 09:45:24 pm »

   I ordered a small batch of moonstones off ebay. They came too me looking pretty dull and dirty. I've rinsed them with dawn and water and gave them a soft brushing. I'm looking to brighten them up any suggestions? I was thinking about dunking them in a dilute bleach or hydrogen peroxide. I'm going to grind them down and make a small pendant. Anyone have any experience with this? Thanks in advance.

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« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2015, 11:50:31 pm »

I can't imagine that moonstones would be so porous that they would have absorbed any oil or such. Just a brushing with soap and water should be more than adequate to clean them.
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