Size 7 White Buffalo Turquoise Ring by Daniel Benally 9K24L


$ 93.50 $ 110.00


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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: 1-1/8 x 7/8            

Weight (in grams): 9.2           

Hallmark/Signature: RB Sterling

 


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