Pendant stone

What beautiful pieces of turquoise. The interesting thing is if it is really 80s most Chinese came cut from China and was calibrated, these would have been cut from rough most likely here in the states. Those early guys like Mike Schmaltz who made the trip to the mines would have access to great stones like this in the rough. I think of this being Chinese Turquoise.


@Jason thanks! How interesting about these! Yes, the seller tells me that it has been boxed up with other store stock since the 80’s, and they just unboxed everything and re-priced it. Some pieces had stone names, some didn’t.

I’ll enjoy wearing it! I do wonder if these were all cut from the same rough material; they are a nice match and I’d guess so; it fits your idea that it was cut here for this piece.

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