This is a pair of Turquoise round earrings, set on a sterling silver leverback. Sleeping Beauty turquoise colors, with darker teals on a light blue base; stones are unique, item shipped will vary slightly; 6mm opal, 15mm height, 15mm width. Stamped 925. This is a pair of elegant Turquoise dangle earrings, set in sterling silver; old stock stabilized Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. 6mm small size Turquoise. Samples of these stabilized Turquoise gemstones have been tested by the Gemological Institute of American and issued GIA identification certificate #6173790768. The Sleeping Beauty Mine was found in Globe, Arizona and was regarded as one of the most significant Turquoise producing mines on the earth. The Sleeping Beauty Mine heritage began over 40 years ago when it was at first mined for gold and copper. IMPORTANT: The Sleeping Beauty mine in Arizona shut down its Turquoise-mining operations over the summer time of 2012. It has become very rare in the jewelry industry. The Turquoise from the Sleeping Beauty Mine was often preferred by the Zuni Pueblo silversmiths. The Sleeping Beauty Mine in Globe Arizona is closed, this is old stock Turquoise from there. These earrings are rhodium finished for a white-gold or platinum overall look and anti-tarnish.
Sleeping Beauty Turquoise lever-back earrings
Dangle secure lever-back design
6mm diameter Turquoise round beads are approximately 1/4 inch diameter
Item shipped will vary slightly
Rhodium plated sterling silver is anti-tarnish, All leverbacks securely snap by using a small steel cantilever spring that is magnetic