Silver & White Buffalo Turquoise Navajo Handmade Necklace Alfred Martinez 1D16J


$ 220.00


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Description: This piece is a stunning example of classic Navajo jewelry. This piece is handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones.
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: Pendant is 1-1/8" x 1-1/2". 17" long.

Weight (in grams): 18.7

Hallmark/Signature: Alfred Martinez, Sterling

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