SWS 228 Roland Dixon cuff bracelet-Sonoran Gold turquoise
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Navajo artist Roland Dixon handcrafted this beautiful bracelet. Set in solid sterling silver with deep green Sonoran Gold turquoise. Great stamping details surround this bracelet inside and out and really make this piece stand out from the rest. Measuring 5/8" in width with 5 oval stones. With a inside of 5"1/2 measurement and a 1"1/4 opening this is a nicely sized bracelet and easily sized to fit most wrists. NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED CUFF BRACELET-SONORAN GOLD TURQUOISE Sonoran Blue 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, with darker blue matrix, forming a "birds’ eye" pattern. This is usually accompanied by iron pyrite, giving it a similar look to a high-grade Morenci. The high-grade turquoise from this mine is rare and is considered both esoteric and valuable.