Natural Morenci Turquoise Earrings

Lively sets of scallops surround deep blue Morenci turquoise stones. Fabulous silverwork by Ruth Ann Begay, Navajo. Size: 1 1/2″L x 7/8″W Stones: 10 x 12 mm *One-of-a-Kind!

Natural Morenci Turquoise Ring

A beautiful, antiqued silver setting accommodates a blue Morenci stone. This “old” style is reminiscent of a simpler time, a time of perfect union: stone and silver. Size: 8 1/4 Setting: 3/4″ x 13/16″ Stone: 8 x 11mm *One-of-a-Kind! *NWS

Natural Morenci Turquoise Bracelet

Wispy white clouds cross a small window of turquoise blue…Morenci in an unusual shade. Size: 5 1/8″ (13cm) Stone: 16 x 7mm Shank: 7/16″ to 1/4″ *One-of-a-Kind! *NWS

Natural Morenci Peyote Bird Pendant

Fall under the spell of this Natural Morenci and Silver Peyote Bird pendant.  The oval Natural Morenci stone at the bird’s heart is a rich blue with abundant sienna matrix.  Bryant’s beautiful and delicate hand stamping decorates the bird with fine details on the body, wings, and tail. Overall Size- 1  5/8″w x 2  5/8″h […]

Morenci

The Morenci turquoise mine produced a turquoise that is light to bright blue in hue. This stone has an unusual matrix of irregular quartz and pyrite that, when polished, often resembles silver. Also, a small amount of Morenci turquoise had some brownish matrix called “Morenci red matrix”. One of the first American turquoises to come […]

Natural Morenci Pendant

The central feature of this pendant is its irregular-cut stone of natural Morenci turquoise, with its majority blue backfield, and one prominent island of dark grey mineral matrix. The stone is set firmly on a hand-tooled shield of brushed sterling silver. Pendant size- 1” round Stone size- 9x12mm *One of a Kind!

Natural Morenci Bolo & Buckle Set

A matching bolo and buckle set made with stones of Natural Morenci. The bolo slide stone has a vivid light blue backfield, with a prominent island of pyrite matrix and scattered light and dark flecks all throughout. The buckle stone is irregular-cut, also with prominent islands of dark brown mineral matrix mixed with light grey. […]

Natural Morenci & Coral Bracelet

Looking for a bright turquoise bracelet?  Look no further than this Natural Morenci and Coral bracelet!  The brilliant blue Natural Morenci stone has glittering black matrix that is complemented by the magnificent rich, rusty red coral.  Each piece has its own irregular, unique shape.  Wrapped in silver twist wire and accented by handmade silver droplets, […]

Natural Morenci Bolo

Where to begin on this stunning, unique Natural Morenci bolo tie?  The rich teal color of the Natural Morenci stones?  The intriguing shades of the matrix?  The different characters of the layers making up the foundation of the bolo?  Let’s start at the beginning, the diamond-shaped foundation is comprised of 3 graduated layers of silver […]

Ma’anshan

The Ma’anshan mine, located near Nanjing & Shanghai, is a lovely turquoise from China. This is Chinese turquoise most like American turquoise from Nevada (Royston) and Arizona (Kingman & Morenci). Twelve years ago I walked into a booth at the Tucson Rock Gem & Mineral show and saw what looked like nice “blue” Morenci in […]