Calvin Martinez Valley Blue Turquoise Ingot Sterling Silver Cluster Bracelet
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Valley Blue, one of Nevada’s most unusual turquoise mines, is located near the old Dry Creek mine outside of Austin Nevada. Dormant for over a decade, it produced a translucent blue white color some times referred to as blue ice. The color is so distinctive that future generations will be able to easily identify its origins. The fact that each turquoise mine produces a unique pattern and color makes for endless fascination with the gem. Calvin has selected thirty five perfectly matched cabochons to create this one of a kind masterpiece. Each natural gem is set in a hand made bezel separated by sterling silver droplets with twist wire encircling each center stone. They sit on a thick split shank made by rolling and hammering ingot silver in the time honored historic way. At the ends he has deeply stamped a beautiful butterfly design. Without doubt this is one of Calvin’s most magnificent creations.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5-1/2 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1 in. Bracelet Width From Center: 2-1/8 in. (and tapers down to: 1 in.) Center Stone Size: 15/16 in. x 1/2 in. Full Inner Circumference of Bracelet Gap Size Included: 6-1/2 in. (Can be slightly adjusted prior to shipment upon request)
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