This is a stunning ring. With its channel set with 20 individual diamonds and inlayed Sonoran Gold turquoise, this is a special piece. The band measures 3/8" at its widest point and taper down to 1/4". This tapered design makes this very comfortable to wear. Our current offering is a size 8.5 and sizing is limited. Please contact us for more information. Custom orders are possible at no extra charge
STONES: Sonoran Gold Canyon Turquoise is an interesting turquoise from Senora, Mexico, near Nogales, Arizona, and its neighbor: Nogales, Mexico, which is the northernmost point in all of Mexico. The series of mines bearing this name are on several sites contingent to the American border. Very little hard natural material has been mined here. Most has needed stabilizing to be useful. The high-grade natural material is a medium blue or often medium lime green to darker green. This is usually accompanied by iron pyrite, or brown matrix. The high-grade turquoise from this mine is rare and is considered both esoteric and valuable 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.