These beads measure approximately 11 to 25m in diameter, and 1.5 to 2.5 mm thick. Total weight of these stones is 230 grams. Cut from stone from the famous Sleeping Beauty Mine in Globe Arizona. The mine has now closed and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is becoming very rare and is increasing in value. As with virtually all high quality turquoise on the market, it has been stabilized for hardness prior to cutting and polishing. Most turquoise just comes out of the ground too soft to work without stabilization. Additionally, stabilization preserves the stone’s natural color. Unstabilized turquoise will change color over time with contact with skin. The color of this turquoise is 100% natural and permanent. The item “High Value 20 Strand Vintage sleeping beauty turquoise Hand Cut Disc Bead” is in sale since Monday, November 2, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Loose Diamonds & Gemstones\Loose Gemstones\Turquoise”. The seller is “nightingalebox” and is located in Bangkok, default. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Country of Origin: United States
- Natural/Lab-Created: Natural
- Transparency: Opaque
- Treatment: None (No Enhancement)