These stones have been stabilized to protect the hardness and color of the stones. Over 90% of all turquoise has been stabilized before its made into jewelry. This necklace measures 22 inches in length.It is secured with a lobster clasp. The stones range in color from dark blue to light blue. The matrix is light brown or tan and is part of the identification of Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. The largest polished nugget is 32mm by 2mm by 5mm. The large stones are basically free of matrix.
The smallest is 15mm by 12mm by 4mm. Each nugget is separated by 2 heishi beads. The ends are heishi and sterling beads.
The necklace measures 22 inches. If I deduct 10% for non-turquoise weight, that leaves 129 grams.This converts to 645 carats. BE SURE TO VIEW all PICTURES. If you would like additional shots please let me know. We do not mark merchandise values below value or mark items as "gifts". The item "AUTHENTIC Sleeping Beauty Turquoise withSterling Beads & Heishi Necklace 22 $3225" is in sale since Tuesday, December 01, 2015. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "betty5294" and is located in Mesa, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Colombia.