Seen frequently throughout Native American jewelry, Sterling Silver "raindrops" are a traditional design element. They can be smooth and high polished or they can be starlike and oxidized.
Sonoran Beauty Turquoise from Mexico is stabilized turquoise. Stabilization is the process of hardening stone that is too soft to work with. The stone is heated at120-140 degrees and dries out until it contains no moisture. Then a hardening material is added and the stone is returned to the oven to set.
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