This gorgeous turquoise is from the newly discovered Thunder Mountain mine. The stone has a bit of pyrite speckled throught it to give it some interest. The turquoise is accented with an 18K gold twist wire and 18K studs. Around the turquoise stone is blackened, fused sterling silver dust, for texture. The entire necklace has been oxidized (blackened) to bring out the texture and give it design.
The pendant is attached to a custom made chain with a rivet look. The back of the pendant has been textured and stamped with the hallmark and maker's mark.
The pendant measures 2-1/4-inches high (including the wire ring and 1-7/8-inches wide. The chain is 17-3/4-inches.