Handcrafted by Navajo artist Shirley Henry. Made of solid sterling silver with genunie Sonoran blue turquoise. The stones feature heavy brown matrix with lite blue coloring. The tear drop shape meaures approximately 1/2" in lenght with a maximum width of 3/8". They hang 1" in lenght when worn. Silver dangle post & backings.
Stone: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. They feature a medium blue or often medium lime green to darker green. This is usually accompanied by iron pyrite, or brown matrix.