These beautiful beads are made of all natural, high quality Carico Lake turquoise. The strand measures approx. 16.25" long and the beads are graduated from 5mm wide to 13mm wide. They are a nugget shape, nicely polished and just lovely! Be sure to enlarge the photo for the best detail. Additional photos will be added upon request.
This turquoise is rare apple or lime green Carico Lake turquoise and this shade has become very collectible. Although the turquoise from the Carico Lake mine is found in a variety of blue & blue green shades it is the scare apple green color that is the most highly prized. This material's copper & zinc content gives it it's characteristic color and it's scarcity makes it valuable & collectible. The Carico Lake mine is in Lander County, Nevada.
You will receive the exact full strand shown. This piece is a beautiful addition to your jewelry designs or any turquoise collection.
Please note: If you are not in the US shipping may be available to your country. Please covo me & we will discuss. Thank you!
Method of shipping will be determined by bead type and value. We ship with the USPS and prefer that valuable and fragile beads be shipped via boxed Priority Mail with delivery confirmation and insurance. We will ship via First Class Mail in a bubble lined mailing envelope whenever possible. All items will be carefully wrapped in double or triple bubble wrap. Items above a certain value are insured for your protection and peace of mind.
International shipping is done the same way. We use Endicia for our International postage and insurance is available to most countries. For customs we describe the package contents as "craft supplies." This is a fair and honest description that seems to work well in all countries. Please do not ask us to falsify customs information. Please be aware of the importation laws of your country and remember that customs fees, duty & VAT are your responsibility. Please don't ask us to misrepresent the value on the customs declaration.
If the actual shipping cost is substantially lower we will refund the difference to you via your payment method.
We are happy to combine orders from both of our shops to reduce shipping costs. Please contact us with any questions or special shipping needs that you may have.
We appreciate your payment via PayPal or Etsy Direct Checkout. E-checks are available to you via PayPal but they do delay shipment. Any custom fees & duties are the responsibility of the buyer. Please be aware of the rules & regulations of your home country.
We are happy to reserve items for you for a reasonable amount of time. When requesting a reserve listing please let us know when we can expect completion of the purchase. Unless previously arranged items held more than 3 days without purchase will be converted to a public listing. If you change your mind about the reserve please let us know. Thank you!
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 7 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 14 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
Custom or personalized orders
Perishable products (like food or flowers)
Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Conditions of return
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.
Additional return information
Full refunds will be given if items are not as described. Other than that we will give a refund of the item price less shipping costs within 7 days of receipt. All items must be returned within 14 days in the exact same condition as they were shipped. Please ask all questions before purchasing. Insurance is recommended for your protection and peace of mind.
If you live in NY & have a tax number please email a copy of it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Wholesale pricing may be available and will be determined on a per item basis.