Sleeping beauty turquoise with Fordite drops in sterling silver
Bezel set turquoise from the sleeping beauty mines
Fordite, otherwise known as Detroit Agate, is old automotive paint. It was formed from the buildup of layers of enamel paint slag on tracks and skids on which cars were hand spray painted (A now automated process) Which have been baked numerous times.
Handmade prong setting
Hand shaped fordite from the 1960’s
Designed and handmade by Anne in Excelsior, Minnesota