Rare natural turquoise. Vintage stone from the Battle Mountain mine.
This natural turquoise is so hard it is in a freeform shape. The turquoise
is high shine, the matrix will have a duller appearance.
The green web turquoise is two tones in color, both deep green and lime green
in a golden spiderweb matrix. The center of the stone is concave as it is in a freeform
These small pieces of turquoise rough are in what are called, flats. they are not nuggets
cut down. When you have stones this beautiful, they are polished as is to avoid losing
any of the stone to shaping it down to equal size as is done in calibrated cabochons.
So they come with all of their natural beauty, dips, crags and irregularities.
Natural turquoise is one of the rarest gemstones. Less than 1% of the turquoise you see
for sale today is natural untreated, undyed turquoise.
Battle Moutain, Blue Gem turquoise was known as one of the hardest natural turquoises to work.
This piece is hallmarked MSBOONE.
The Turquoise was cut and set inhouse. The setting is Sterling Silver with sterling ball accents.
Designed and handcrafted by Marvin Boone.
Weight: 18 gr.
Sterling Band: 6mm wide 2mm thick.
1-2 business days
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Just contact me within: 3 days of delivery
Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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We are happy to create something for you. We have an extensive collection Vintage American turquoise from mines such as, Kingman, Royston, Morenci, Bisbee, Ithica Peak, Stormy Mountain, Number8, Damele. And my favorite, Sonora Sunrise. We work mainly with Sterling but are open to new things. Don't hesitate to contact us and we can discuss the stone and design you are interested in. You may custom chose your turquoise.
Most jewelry can be customized in some ways. New pieces can be designed and made per your size needs. Please contact us with any questions.
All Turquoise and most semi precious stones should be kept dry and not stored in sunny places. Natural untreated Stones can change color due to chemical exposure such as shamoo, soap, lotions ect. so make a habbit of removing your jewelry before using these things. Exposure to excessive heat and sunlight can cause fading so try not to store your stones in the sunlight.
Most American turquoise is backed, this is for the protection of the stone, it gives it a little impact resistance, rings and bracelets do take alot of bumping around. Some stones we will only set in Pendants as they do not take the abuse rings and bracelets sometimes see. There are many sterling cleaners on the market, we would be more than happy to polish for you.
Jewelry items are packed in jewelry boxing and ready to gift. Gift wrapping is available at an additional $4 charge. Just leave in the notes that it is a gift or send a message with your wishes and we will do our best to make it perfect.
Cabochons will be wrapped in bubble wrap and boxed securely for safe shipping.