Cleopatra Style Burnham Turquoise Necklace and Earrings Set
Cleopatra style sterling silver and ultra rare natural Burnham Turquoise Necklace and Earrings Set by Navajo artisan Ben Yazzie. Incredibly this gorgeous sterling silver and American Turquoise set is laden with 11 natural, hand cut in the 50s, spider web, top gem grade, high dome Turquoise cabochons from the Godber or Burnham Turquoise mine in Nevada, USA. At the bottom of this MUSEUM QUALITYBurnham Turquoise Necklace and Earrings Set is a stand of three outrageous natural American Turquoise cabochons. The bottom two stones are free form cut teardrops which dangled from a large oval Nevada Turquoise Cabochon. Two each side of the oval cabochon in the necklace are three graduated spider web Turquoise cabochons in freeform shapes. All of the stones in this beautiful Cleopatra style Turquoise necklace and earrings set are ornamented with handmade sterling silver raindrop designs. The American Turquoise stones are separated by handmade sterling silver jump rings. From there on the necklace features a handmade sterling silver chain. This beautiful American spider web Turquoise necklace is finished off with a heavy duty lobster claw. The Turquoise earrings in this Burnham Turquoise Necklace and Earring Set are light weight single stone Turquoise dangle earrings. All of the old stock Burnham or Godber Turquoise was cut from the same vein of Natural Nevada Turquoise. This material was mine in the 1950s and cut sometime shortly thereafter. We acquired these beautiful baby blue spider web Turquoise cabochons from a retired jeweler who had cut them in the 50s in Reno, Nevada USA. This beautiful sterling silver and Burnham Turquoise Necklace and Earring Set would be a wonderful show piece in any Turquoise Jewelry collection or American Indian Jewelry collection. A wonderful example of modern Turquoise Jewelry, this Turquoise necklace and earring set was American handmade and is hallmarked “B with an arrow and sterling”.
Spider Web Burnham Turquoise Necklace and Earring Set Dimensions:
Necklace : The necklace is 22 inches long and weighs 32 grams. The center piece ( Pendant ) measures 2 1/4 inches long.
Earrings : The Turquoise earrings ( left and right sides together ) weighs 5 grams. Total length of each drop earring is 1 1/4 inches long.
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