Native American Indian Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Sterling Silver Necklace Pendant
$55.00 Vintage Native American Crafted Pendant circa 1960's. Beautifully detailed craftsmanship of sterling silver with a rope detail displaying the most beautiful piece of highly polished Sleeping Beauty Turquoise gemstone cabochon. This is a smaller pendant or slider measuring 7/8" long and 3/4" across and weighs 4.8 grams. Marked Sterling. Excellent condition.
From a newspaper article in the Globe,Miami Times in Arizona. The Matrix,the Market,the Mine.
For the last 46 years Globe produced some of the most desirable turquoise in the world.It came from the mountain shaped like a woman at rest- Sleeping Beauty. It is the kind of turquoise people expect to see when they think of classic 'American Turquoise'. Mr.Nichols owned the lease to the Sleeping Beauty mine for the last 24 yrs. They stopped mining the Sleeping Beauty mine earlier this year. The lease ended in July,2012. The turquoise supply grew scarce, and due to the increasing restrictions of government laws and liabilities,Nicols says he and his resource company are not currently interested in renewing it.The price will go up on any and all available.
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