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Top Bisbee Turquoise Sterling Silver Ladies Ring Navajo Robert Shakey Size 8 1/4

$367.77

Top Bisbee Turquoise Sterling Silver Ladies Ring Navajo Robert Shakey Size 8 1/4

$367.77
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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)

 

Be sure to look at all the pictures for comparison as this is a long ring on top

Robert uses traditional casting techniques, forming methods and individually sizes his rings. His jewelry is hand crafted and will show evidence of tool marks, scratches, sizing, pits and other small flaws in the castings. Please look at all of the pictures as we use high resolution images that should capture the small details of the item that you will receive.

 

 


The turquoise is from Bisbee mine in Arizona. 

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 turquoise is cut following the natural contours of the raw nugget or vein; some dips and irregularities are intentionally created or left.

 

Total Weight is Approx. 25 Grams.
The top of ring is approx 57 mm long

Bisbee stone is approx 20 mm long and 10 mm wide

Ring Size 8 1/4 to 9 1/4 This is an extremely wide ring and will usually fit significantly tighter than a thin band of the same size. We size using the leading edge/actual inner MM diameter sizong method. 
This ring in tapered in more on one side, making one way an 8 1/4 and the other side a 9 1/4 so this ring will fit like an 8 1/4 in one direction and more likea 8 1/2 or 8 3/4  if you flip it around 

Stamped With Hallmark: "Shakey Sterling"

 

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
 (JSJ) OKY.acc

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