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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.
band is hammered & petit, made for comfort ensuring all day wear.
as with all stone rings, one of a kind and handmade.
Rare & hand mined, this is a turquoise like no other. Truly the most memorable gem we have ever worked with!!
set in slim hand hammered band composed of 22kt gold vermeil
band size is 7
Our hand-selected Otteson Turquoise pieces have all been named after significant events which happened in the family around their discovery.
This ring hosts a stone mined in a half-mile stretch that lines the Lida Mining District with multiple mining pits. This claim is famously known to produce vibrant blue stones since the 60s. The name Thunderbird comes from the high-grade, lightning-bright color of the materials which are found within the claim.
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.