100% Natural Untreated Unbacked cut, cabbed and Silver work done by me, right here in the U.S.
AAA Gem Quality Arizona sleeping Beauty Turquoise Cabochon set in 925 Sterling Silver Handmade, Hand Forged, Hand Stamped Designer Jewelry Engagement ring. If you are looking for the Highest Quality Sterling Turquoise Ring, here it is. This is the color and quality Turquoise Gem Collectors Dream about.
I Do not believe in treated stones, this stone Is 100% Natural and Extremely hard and durable as far as Turquoise goes. Top Gem Quality Fine Turquoise. The Perfect Promise ring, Engagement ring, Gift for Anniversary, Mother's Day, Birthday or any other Special occasion.
Sleeping Beauty Turquoise from Arizona has become one of the most important and well known Turquoise mines in the entire world. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise was first found by the Native Americans during the Anasazi times. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise has become an icon in the
The famous Sleeping Beauty Turquoise was actually re-discovered by accident. The mine was opened to pull copper and gold and it wasn’t until relatively recently (1900s) that the first Turquoise stones were discovered by Anglo miners. Even in rough form, the stones are vibrant and bright. The Sleeping Beauty Turquoise mine was producing plenty of stone which in the early days was mainly tumbled into nuggets, cut in half, backed and sold as "nugget cut" cabochons.The gemstone got its name from the mountain where it is mined, which resembles a sleeping woman laying on her back with arms crossed.
Today, every person who has been to the Southwest or lives in the Southwest knows the name Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and exactly what it looks like. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is revered and highly sought after due to its pure sky blue color which shows very little to no veining or webbing. The highly sought after stone has made a tremendous impact on the history of Turquoise over the years. For this reason, and the fact that the Arizona Turquoise Mine recently closed in the fall of 2012, the Turquoise has jumped in value. It’s pure color and natural strength make Sleeping Beauty Turquoise characteristics a favorite for jewelry makers and artists around the world. It is one of the most prized forms of turquoise for jewelry and adornment and is often stable enough to be polished and used for turquoise jewelry without any treatment or stabilization. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is truly a gem of the Southwestern United States and it appears at this time that this amazing Arizona Turquoise won’t be around forever, especially outstanding quality material.
The Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Mine located in Globe, Arizona is considered to be one of the most important American Turquoise mines in the world. The Sleeping Beauty Mine's history began with its storybook name "Sleeping Beauty". Some say the mountain from which the sky stone comes looks like a sleeping lady with her arms crossed.. The mountain was named long before it was mined, but once the mine opened it adopted the iconic name. In the gem industry as with any other industry, not only the quality and beauty of a product sells it, the name also sells it, and what better name could you have for Turquoise?