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Oxidized Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Nugget Ring Sterling Silver, December Birthstone Ring, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Ring, Oxidized Ring

  • $80.00

This oxidized December birthstone ring is made with a natural Sleeping beauty turquoise on a 925 sterling silver band decorated with sterling nuggets. The turquoise is a 3mm round stone, and is set into a 4-prong sterling silver band. The sterling band is oxidized to enhance the details, but is also available in unoxidized sterling silver. You will be prompted to select your ring size when you add this ring to your cart. Please contact me before purchasing if you would like this turquoise ring to be made with a different gemstone.

Shape: Round
Size: 0.20 ct
Dimensions: 3mm
Treatment: None, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is naturally blue and is not treated in any way.

Turquoise ranges from a sky blue to a blue-green color. Turquoise is mined in the southwest United States, and Arizona is the leading producer of excellent quality turquoise. Sleeping beauty turquoise is only mined at the Sleeping Beauty mine in Globe, Arizona. Since the mine is now closed, the value of natural sleeping beauty turquoise has risen. Sleeping beauty turquoise is known for it's pure sky blue color, without veins or webs, which occurs in most turquoise. Turquoise is the birthstone for December, along with zircon, tanzanite, and blue topaz, and it has a hardness of 5-6 on the Mohs scale.

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