Take a trip with us down Historic Route 66 to give your turquoise collection the Texas-sized upgrade it deserves! Your look will be complete with these adorable handmade Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Stud Earrings! These beautiful earrings are approximately 11mm in diameter (0.43 inches).NOT A TREND: We are proud to say that every detail of these earrings was completely handmade by Native American artists using the same techniques pioneered by their ancestors almost 200 years ago.THE REAL DEAL: Our pieces are Solid Sterling Silver and completely nickel-free. Our stones are natural and will retain their beautiful color forever. Mined in Globe, AZ, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is known for its beautiful sky blue color. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise typically has very little to no veining in the stone. The stone is named after the mountain where it is mined which resembles a sleeping woman. The Sleeping Beauty mine closed permanently in 2012.EMPOWERMENT THROUGH EMPLOYMENT: This piece was handmade by a member of a Native American Tribe. We are proud to support these artists by developing collaborative projects that provide employment through the artistic expression of their culture.OUR GUARANTEE: If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we offer a no-hassle 30 day return policy! Timberline Traders is a family owned business since 2001 and an A+ rated member of the Better Business Bureau.ADDITIONAL BONUS: Each purchase is beautifully gift boxed. Click the ‘add to cart’ button to order!