Broken Arrow Pendant - sold
Product Code: DSP00220
Stone Type: Broken Arrow
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Victorian Style Filigree Elongated Broken Arrow Variscite - Turquoise Pendant by Verdy Jake Navajo Artist. This wonderful pendant is a perfect medium sized pendant that focuses on a great dark green and light blue-green Broken Arrow Variscite - Turquoise Cabochon from Nevada. This great stone is surrounded by saw work, raindrops and filigree wire work. Navajo - Native American handmade in New Mexico by Verdy Jake and stamped "Verdy J. and Sterling".
The stone measures : 32.89mm long X 12.68mm wide. The pendant weighs 11 grams. Total length is 2 1/2" long ( including the bale ) X 3/4" wide.
Broken Arrow is known as Variscite but is commonly called Green Nevada Turquoise by jewelers and collectors alike. The miner does not sell Broken Arrow as Turquoise. There is a debate among gemologists and Turquoise cutters whether this stone is Turquoise or Variscite. Either way, this is a beautiful, natural, American gemstone.