Liz Wallace Darling Darlene Spiderweb Turquoise Butterfly Pin
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Five marvelous deep green turquoise cabochons were chosen for this dramatic butterfly hand made by Liz Wallace. The natural gems are from the depleted Darling Darlene turquoise mine in north central Nevada. What little was discovered was mined in the late 1960s and early 1970s until the find was exhausted. Today this look is viewed as classical Battle Mountain, seldom encountered today. The gems are permeated with exquisite golden spiderweb matrix exhibited in layers. Liz has complimented the beauty of the stones to perfection. Elaborate coils of silver work were created in two unique styles and surrounds each of the wings. Hand made droplets and stars are overlaid at the tips. Hand braided wire is displayed around the abdomen and was used for the antennae. The eyes of the fly are clear blue in contrast. The completed piece is highly collectible, unique and one of the jeweler’s finest creations.
Pin Size: 3 in. x 2-1/8 in. (at widest points) Wing Stone Size: 1-1/8 in. x 3/4 in.
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