Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Beaded Necklace
This handcrafted necklace is made of a single strand of hand-cut, polished Sleeping Beauty turquoise beads, capped at either end with a sterling silver bead and cone. The turquoise in this necklace is a deep blue shade with little matrix. Each end of this necklace is capped with a sterling silver teardrop-shaped cone, and fastened with a hook and eye clasp. 19.75" long unclasped, end to end, approx. 0.4" wide
Artist: Priscilla Nieto, Santo Domingo
This turquoise is sourced from the Sleeping Beauty turquoise mine, which is recognized for having produced some of the finest turquoise in the world.