1970's prong set Lone Mountain turquoise ring 14kt gold
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One of most unique offerings in our 14kt gold jewelry collection. This ring is a simple prong setting but with a hand cut oval Lone Mountain Turquoise stone. The setting is open underneath as to see the bottom of the stone, The oval setting is small and only measures approximately 1/2" x 3/8". Easily sized to fit. Beautiful ring. VINTAGE 14KT GOLD RING W/PRONG SET LONE MOUNTAIN TURQ. 14 Karat specifically refers to the metal mix that is 58.3% gold, compared with 18 Karat that is 75% gold. 14K gold is used for engagement rings, eternity bands, pendants, earrings and other fine jewelry pieces. Lone Mountain The Lone Mountain turquoise mine is located in Esmeralda County, Nevada. The turquoise is noted for its ability to hold its color and not fade. Usually found in nodules, Lone Mountain turquoise ranges in color from clear blue to spider-web. Because Lone Mountain turquoise holds its beautiful blue color well, it is a great addition to one's jewelry collection, lone mountain like the turquoise pictured is very rare these days, now the mine produces a light grayish blue color turquoise. Occasionally the miners will find a rare fossil that has been replaced with Lone Mountain Turquoise.