Bisbee Turquoise Sterling Silver Ring Navajo Robert Shakey Size 8 3/4
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New Unisex Ring Sterling Silver Bisbee Arizona Turquoise made by Robert Shakey Native American Navajo Artist
The setting is a Sterling Silver flared one to six band shank with hand made trim on top.
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. 7.85 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
Total Weight is Approx. 15 Grams. Signed "Robert Shakey" Sterling The top of ring is approx 33 mm long x 20 mm wide
Ring Size 8 3/4(could be stretched approx. 1/2 size. can not be easily sized much larger or smaller)
For size reference we usually include US. coins. A Dime is approx. 17.5 MM or 11/16" A penny is just under 19 MM approx. ¾”" A Quarter is approx. 24 MM or 15/16" A Silver Dollar is approx. 37.5 mm in diameter (Just under 1 ½ “) A half dollar is just over 30 mm or just under 1 ¼ A Nickel is 21 mm