Victorian Double Sided Bisbee Turquoise Pendant with Sugilite
Here is a real work of art. John Hartman put a lot of thought and time into creating a really unique piece of contemporary silver jewelry with a Victorian style flare. This large Double Sided Bisbee Turquoise and Sugilite Pendant focuses on one large freeform teardrop shaped cabochon of AAA grade, natural Bisbee Turquoise from Bisbee, Arizona USA. This wonderful 84 carat cabochon features the legendary deep blue Bisbee Turquoise color as well as chocolate brown Spiderweb matrix and reddish matrix. As you may know, this type of Turquoise has always been hard to come by, let alone today. This Sterling Silver Double Sided Bisbee Turquoise Pendant features beautiful cabochon of authentic natural gem Sugilite on the back side of the Bisbee Turquoise cabochon. John took the two cabochons and set them back to back inside this fancy Victorian filigree style Sterling Silver amulet. The extra large natural Bisbee Turquoise cabochon is Sterling Silver bezel set and is then surrounded by fancy Victorian style silver work. This fancy Victorian silver work is made up of raindrop designs, rope or cable designs and repose leaf designs. The back of this wonderful Double Sided Bisbee Turquoise Pendant with Sugilite is textured like a natural sandstone and features overlay filigree designs. The back of the pendant was left hollow so you can see the beautiful natural gem grade Sugilite cabochon. This large Sterling Silver Amulet is absolutely outstanding and would be considered museum quality by most Silver Jewelry and Turquoise Jewelry collectors. The gemstone pendant features a nice large bale that is large enough for an Omega chain, large chain, or small bead necklace. American handmade in Durango, Colorado USA, this Sugilite and Turquoise pendant features the American Jewelry hallmark “Durango Silver” and is stamped Sterling, Bisbee Turquoise, and Sugilite.
Double Sided Bisbee Turquoise Pendant with Sugilite:
The stone measures : 1 3/4 inches long X 3/4 inch wide. The pendant weighs 37 grams. Total length is 3 1/4 inches long ( including the bale ) X 1 1/4 inches wide.