Large White Buffalo Earrings by Elouise Kee 9M16E


$ 374.00 $ 440.00


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Description:

White Buffalo--also known as White Buffalo Turquoise, Wildhorse and Crazyhorse--is a gemstone that is mined in northern Nevada, and sometimes Utah. It was presumed to be turquoise and often sold as such; however; its classification is magnesite and alumite. It has been popularized as White Turquoise.
 
White Buffalo is often very striking -as it contains dark brown and black matrix. It is a hard stone; equivalent to turquoise. It is rated a 5-6 on the Mohs hardness scale. Stones will vary from piece to piece.        

Material: Sterling Silver, White Buffalo          

Dimensions: 3 in. x 7/8 in.             

Weight (in grams): 28.50        

Hallmark/Signature: Elouise (faintly) & Sterling    

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