“Coral Sea Turquoise” Pendant with Tsavorite Garnet
One-of-a-kind pendant crafted in 18 karat yellow gold featuring a 22.96 carat, pear-shaped "Coral Sea Turquoise" haloed by 3.66 carats of Tsavorite Garnet. Pendant bale is clip-on style for wear over a varity of cords, beads, pearls and chains. Comes on 4 mm dark chocolate shagreen cord with adjustable silver clasp, though photo is on Aquamarine Beads.
“Coral Sea Turquoise” is a doublet composed of a Plume Agate from the State of Oregon, USA backed by stabilized Turquoise from Kingman, Arizona, USA. Turquoise is a relatively soft, porous gem and the stabilizing process makes it much stronger and easier to cut and polish to back the Plume Agate.
Plume Agate looks like a living thing – feathery leaves or coral – the plume refers to the branching dendritic growth pattern naturally formed by oxides present during the agate’s formation. They can form incredible patterns with the plume’s color changing with the agate’s chemistry as it is crystalizing.