Tony Garcia - Navajo - Sterling Silver
- size 12
Paula says - "The term ‘cigar band’ refers to a type of ring that has a wide, ribbon-like band, much like the paper band on a cigar (see my blog post on cigar band rings)"
About the Turquoise Mountain Mine
Although located near the Kingman Mine in Mohave County, Arizona, the Turquoise Mountain Mine has stones different in appearance from other Kingman area turquoise. Also known as Old Man Turquoise its color varies from light to high blue to blue-green and has often been found with a golden or rust colored spider webbing. The mine has produced "birdseye" stones that show areas of light blue circled with dark blue matrix, resembling the eye of a bird .The mine was closed in the 1980s, making Turquoise Mountain stones more and more collectible.
925 in an international designation for sterling silver indicating 92.5% silver content. Stamps of 925, Sterling, TAXCO indicate sterling silver.
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