This stunning contemporary bracelet was created by Navajo Artist Murphy Platero.
The Sonoran turquoise stones a bright lighter blue with a hint of green.
It has Murphy's signature open sterling silver curvy wire cuff. .
It's marked sterling and signed
It can be adjusted Carefully to fit
It has an inside of about 5 1/2" plus a gap 1 1/8"
It's just over 3/4" tall in the front
The stone is 5/8" tall by 3/8 wide
Weight: 20.5 grams on my scale
placed a quarter there for scale.
Sonoran Gold Turquoise is mined in Sonora, Mexico near the city of Cananea. The mine is located at the Campitos Mountain. Sonoran Gold is a beautiful turquoise comes in an aqua blue, lime green, two tone blue and can have stunning yellow gold matrices. Unlike most turquoise, Sonoran Gold is not mined in veins but forms inside clay deposits as individual nuggets.
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)