Chinese Turquoise & Auger Necklace
Origins/Source/Inspiration- Chinese Turquoise/Cabochon Cut Gemstone, a blue to grey green mineral consisting of copper aluminum phosphate. Collected Auger Shell accent charm, translated into production mold for lost wax casting process.
Chinese Turquoise approximate size 15x12mm in hand-fabricated prong setting. Setting has a frame of metal on the backside to show the reverse of the stone. Gemstone setting is attached to Auger Shell charm accent, 6x2mm. Setting hangs from a sturdy cable chain approximate length 18" with spring ring clasp. All metal is sterling silver with a blackened finish.