Sleeping Beauty turquoise is one of the most highly-prized turquoise in the world today. Intense, highly polished with light colored natural voids and inclusions. This vivid turquoise, often referred to as Persian color, has long been sought after by fine jewelers both in Europe and in America. Now available from the incredible Sleeping Beauty Mine in Arizona, it is the turquoise standard for the world. This highly polished turquoise contains natural light-colored voids or inclusions.
Zachery process is a common polishing practice in the turquoise industry utilizing electrical currents to prevent the turquoise from changing color due to body oils, perfumes, etc. This process does not add polymers, dyes or coloring. Most turquoise on the market is stabilized, and Zachery-processed turquoise is still considered a natural turquoise.
Beads>Grade B>Sleeping Beauty TurquoiseBeadsGrade BSleeping Beauty TurquoiseBluesPebblesNaturalhttp://www.firemountaingems.com/itemdetails/h203130gsH203130GSBead, Sleeping Beauty turquoise (natural), medium to large pebble with 0.5-1.5mm hole, Mohs hardness 5 to 6. Sold per 16-inch strand.//image1.fmgstatic.com/images/p3130gsb(7).jpg226.46226.46As Low As $145.58 per strand