Tonopah Royston Turquoise Pendant Natural Stone Cabochon Wire Wrapped Sterling Silver

$125

Tonopah Royston Turquoise Pendant Natural Stone Cabochon Wire Wrapped Sterling Silver

medium | sterling silver, turquoise | pendant
This is a beautiful hand made, wire wrapped pendant with turquoise from Tonopah Nevada. I bought it as a Tonopah turquoise, but I think it is perhaps more appropriately called a Royston Turquoise. I do not believe that this is stabilized. It is a hard stone with swirling shades of blue with a darker matrix.

I made a setting in the wire wrap style with solid sterling silver (not plated, filled or coated). This design is a first for me and took a lot of both silver and time. This needed an antique patina, so I painstakingly applied it by hand. The immense detail work really stands out with a patina. I think the frame really highlights the stone.

stone ---- 38x27mm
pendant ---- 2.54" / 65mm long; 1.30" / 33mm wide
bail ---- 7mm

This does not include a chain or cord.
You can purchase one here.
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