Mohave purple turquoise from Arizona. It is composed of small nuggets of natural blue turquoise, to which they added red dye and a brassy-bronze metallic. Using a combination of heat and compression, and this is the end result.
33mm x 27mm x 6mm thick 56 cts
This gemstone are very fashionable for contemporary pendents ring or bracelets. It is highly polished, and I find the best patterns in this stone when I cut and polish it.