Handmade in Sterling silver. and Argentium silver these dangle earrings feature 22x18mm Nacozari oval blueish/green turquoise cabochons bezel set with prong accents. The a hand hammer texture has been added. The earrings make a statement without weighing down your earlobes. The ear wires are hand fabricated in argentium silver.
Durango Silver posted on their website on 9-29-16, that Nacozari Turquoise Mine located in Sonora, Mexico south of Bisbee Arizona has been closed for good. The site also states this turquoise is very hard to locate and highly collectible. CTD purchased these pieces through a jewelry school in Austin, TX. No provenance was supplied at the time of purchase. The turquoise was purchased prior to the mine closing. These cabochons are most likely stabilized.
Argentium silver offers anti tarnish properties. Many wearers of argentium report no allergic reaction. Argentium silver contains 9.35% silver and metalloid germanium.
- Hand made in Sterling silver (.925)
- 22 x 18mm Nacozari oval turquoise cabochons
- Measures 2" long x .75" wide
- Ear wire type: Argentium silver French loop, Chisholm Trail Design Ear wires
- Hand forged in our studios
- Made in the USA