This exceptional Necklace showcases a 13-Stone Royston Turquoise and Sterling Silver Pendant by Navajo artist CS. Royston Turquoise comes from the Royston Mining District near Tonopah, NV. The mine is still producing, but in very limited quantities, so the Turquoise is considered collectible. This Pendant features a large, center Royston Turquoise stone surrounded by 12 smaller Royston oval stones. The Turquoise displays attractive hues of blue and green with brown matrix. The center stone is encircled by Twisted Sterling Silver Wire and the ovals stones are spaced by handcrafted Sterling Silver Balls. The Pendant drapes from a V-shaped Sterling Silver Bail with a stamped and oxidized pattern. The piece is stamped on the back with the artist's hallmark and "Sterling."
We've paired the Royston Pendant with 2 strands of color-matched Turquoise Chip. The Chip is about 10mm in dimension and displays myriad blues & greens with golden brown matrix. Each stone is separated from the next by a disc of 3mm Olive Shell Heishi, adding visual interest and increasing the Necklace's flexibility. Other complementary elements include crystal amber Czech Tri-Cut Glass, translucent green Fire Polished Glass Ovals, and 8mm Oxidized Silver Rounds. The Fire Polished Glass is faceted, giving off a subtle sparkle. At the top of the Necklace the 2 strands of Turquoise Chip transition to 2 strands of Fire Polished Glass, streamlining the silhouette and ensuring a comfortable fit. The Necklace is finished with Sterling Silver Rounds and Toggle Clasp and adorned with a Southwest Designs Sterling Charm. The piece weighs 106 grams and is 20-3/4 inches long plus the Pendant, which is 3 inches tall by 1-3/8 inches wide including the 3/4-inch Bail.