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Imagine holding the value of a family heirloom- that is the honor of adornment crafted with an Otteson Turquoise piece.
This claim of vibrant turquoise has been held by the Otteson family for over one hundred years.
Otteson Turquoise pendant is crafted with two connecting points at the top ensuring this piece always lays at the perfect place on your chest.
chain is hand chosen to match the aesthetic of the stone. we also added faceted crystal beads onto the chain a few inches above the pendent to make this jewel unique & special.
no detail forgotten.
Rare & hand mined, this is a turquoise like no other. Truly the most memorable gem we have ever worked with!!
set in hand hammered 22kt gold vermeil
chain is 16 inches of 14kt gold fill with faceted crystal quartz detail on connecting points & hand made clasp complete this stunning jewel.
Our hand-selected Otteson Turquoise pieces have all been named after significant events which happened in the family around their discovery.
This necklace hosts a stone mined in Western Nevada at the ElaMay Mine. The ElaMay claim was named after the newest addition to the Otteson family. Her kin were searching deep in the Nevada hills for turquoise when they struck a new claim. ElaMay was born on the very same morning they found this new vibrant strain.
Since 1902, the Otteson family based in Western Nevada has hand mined vibrant turquoise veins.
The family produces high-quality cabochons directly from the earth & takes pride in completing all steps from gently excavating to their polished finish.
Turquoise is revered through indigenous traditions to be a stone of great metaphysical power. According to local lore, it is the gateway between Heaven & Earth.