Turquoise Pendant (#75)
Turquoise cab finely wrapped in argentium sterling silver wire.
The pendant measures 1 7/8" long.
A little about Turquoise: This Turquoise (water web) was found in Kingman, Arizona.
Turquoise is found in only a few places on earth: dry and barren regions where acidic, copper-rich groundwater seeps downward and reacts with minerals that contain phosphorus and aluminum. The result of this sedimentary process is a porous semi-translucent to opaque compound of hydrated copper and aluminum phosphate.
A little about the wire used: Argentium sterling contains less copper than standard sterling silver. It was developed specifically to combat the tarnish that occurs as a result of oxidization and it is more hypo-allergenic than traditional sterling silver.
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