Number 8 Ribbon Turquoise Long Slices One Pound Lot
A vein of Turquoise runs through the host stone like a creek cutting through bedrock. Ribbon Turquoise Cabochons give jewelry a organic, nature inspired beauty. These long slices of Number 8 Ribbon Turquoise are high grade and you can see the quality your getting in these pre-sliced stones. Cut from wide thin rock, we let mother nature determine the sizes. Each piece could be a unique cabochon of its own or cut onto 3 or 4 nicely sized gemstones. These slices would also make great specimens in mineral collections. The spiderweb patterns and golden caramel mother stone are the savory ingredients that put Number 8 Turquoise on the map. Each stone is it's own composition, a work of art crafted over the millennia. Check out the last photo to see some slices we grabbed at random and polished so you can see the quality when finished. In this photo the stones were photographed dry, the other shots are pictured wet. This Ribbon Turquoise is mostly between 1" to 3" in length measuring the long edge. Check the photos for the quality and shapes to expect. The slices are 8mm to 12mm thick. This turquoise has great hardness, but is stabilized to prevent reacting to the environment and preserve the color. You will receive 1 pound of Number 8 Turquoise Slices from the group pictured. Each 1 pound lot is different and the number and size of stones will vary.