This Turquoise is Natural and comes from the famous Bisbee mine in Arizona.
The "Lavender Pit" mine is known worldwide for its size and the host rock does have a natural Red/Brown or some say lavender color; most Bisbee turquoise formed in and near this same host limestone material
The lavender name is so appropriate but is actually referencing and named for a Phelps Dodge executive from when the mine was fully operational.
(the mine closed in the 1970's)
The turquoise is from Bisbee mine in Arizona. 8.4 carats
This gemstone is NOT stabilized or treated, only mined, backed carved and polished
Natural Bisbee turquoise gemstones such as this piece are extremely rare and collectable
The setting (Turquoise) is Approx. 19 MM long and 15 MM wide
The widest part of the bracelet is Approx. 25 MM
This jewelry is hand crafted and will show evidence of tool marks or small flaws, pits, etc. in the stones or the silver work
Our Native American pieces are new, current or recent production, and due to the current silver and gem markets,
there is very little margin to discount from our low "value" prices.
For size reference we usually include US. Coins and currency A Dime is approx. 17.5 MM or 11/16" A Silver Dollar is approx. 37.5 MM in diameter (Just under 1 ½ “) A penny is just under 19 MM approx. ¾” (A Quarter is approx. 24 MM or 15/16" ) A half dollar is just over 30 MM or just under 1 ¼” A Nickel is approx. 21 MM