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3.47 Ct. Turquoise from USA

Item ID: K3338
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$69
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Product Details
Item ID:
K3338
Dimensions (MM):
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Length: 11.04
Width: 9.16
Height: 4.37
Weight:
3.47 Ct.
Color:
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Turquoise
Color intensity:
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Intense
Clarity:
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Not Applicable
Shape:
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Oval
Cut:
Cabochon
Enhancements:
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No Enhancement
Origin:
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USA
Per carat price:
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$20
Product description

Turquoise has been a highly prized gemstone for millennia, adored for its unique hue and historical significance. The vibrant color evokes the essence of the heavens and the oceans, a blue to green mineral that's one of the oldest known stones in the history of man. Its popularity spans across various cultures and continents, frequently used in jewelry and decorative artifacts.
The particular turquoise gemstone described here is a captivating specimen. At 3.47 carats, this oval-shaped turquoise boasts a size that is substantial enough to stand out when set in jewelry but not so large as to be cumbersome. Measuring 11.04 x 9.16 x 4.37 mm, it is an ideal size for a statement piece, such as the centerpiece of a ring or pendant.
Because turquoise is typically opaque, the clarity grade is not applicable the way it might be with transparent stones like diamonds. Instead, evaluation is done at eye level, focusing on the evenness of the color and the quality of the polish. This turquoise is described as having an intense color intensity, which suggests a deep and vibrant hue, highly sought after for the stone type. The excellent polish indicates a smooth and reflective surface, indicating this specimen has been well-finished.
This particular turquoise is cabochon cut, a style that is rounded and polished rather than faceted, which enhances the stone's natural beauty and color without the need for the light-play created by facets. A cabochon cut is traditional for turquoise as it highlights the stone's depth of color and intrinsic beauty.
Originating from the USA adds an additional layer of value to the turquoise, as American turquoise, particularly from mines in the Southwest, is renowned for its quality and color.
Now, let us imagine a pair of intricately designed earrings featuring the described turquoise gemstone. These earrings might boast a vintage-inspired design, where each features a central oval cabochon turquoise securely held by a bezel setting. Around the vibrant turquoise centerpiece, a halo of tiny, dazzling diamonds could add a touch of sparkle and contrast. The setting could be crafted from high-quality 925 sterling silver or 18k gold to complement the warm tones of the turquoise.
The craftsmanship details would be meticulous, with delicate filigree work or granulation techniques providing a texture and depth around the stones, enhancing their allure. Such ornamental work requires a steady hand and a great deal of patience, further elevating the value of the earrings.
The overall aesthetic appeal of these earrings would be that of timeless elegance melded with exquisite craftsmanship. They'd encapsulate both the rustic charm of the American Southwest and the opulence of fine jewelry. The result would be a pair of earrings that are not merely accessories, but wearable pieces of art, as suitable for a formal event as they are a testament to traditional jewelry artisanship.

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Our hand-made zinc gemstone boxes are the finest in the industry, and are included for all gemstones over $2000.
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Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
Gemstone rings in The Natural Gemstone Company custom made packaging
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