Vintage Navajo Large Turquoise Three Nugget Ring Sterling Silver. This is a Vintage Navajo Large Ithaca Peak Turquoise Three Nugget Ring Sterling Silver Native American.This impressive large handmade sterling silver Three stone Ithaca Peak turquoise nugget ring has twisted wire, stamped raindrops, and a skipwork border. The exceptional turquoise nugget stones have dark matrix and quartz inclusions. Ithaca Peak Turquoise comes from the Cerbat Mountains in Mohave County and is part of the Kingman mining operations. This beautiful variety of Turquoise ranges in color from a true light blue with a black spider-webbing to a deep rich blue with black matrix, quartz matrix, and pyrite inclusions. While pyrite is also found in other types of turquoise, it will usually be more of a brassy colored in the Ithaca Peak material, which helps in differentiating it from similar stones like Morenci turquoise. The highest grades of Ithaca Peak Turquoise are those with vibrant to dark blues and good pyrite inclusions present, and those with beautiful variations of blues with strong dark blue to black spider-webbing.
Ring is size 6 and weighs 22.2 grams. Inches and width is 1inch. 3mmband Ring weight 21.9grams no marks but tested as sterling silver great addition to your collection?