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Uda ring in gold, silver and turquoise and rutilated quartz doublet

Uda ring in 9k or 18k gold, sterling silver and turquoise and rutilated quartz doublet

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Handcrafted 9k or 18k gold ring with cabochon cut turquoise and rutilated quartz 16×12 mm. sterling silver hoop

The turquoise it is a greenish-blue mineral found primarily in desert regions, especially in the United States. The word derives from the French pierre turquoise which means: "Turkish stone". Actually, in Turkey there are no deposits of this stone but they were traded there, so the gem was associated with this country. It is a relatively rare mineral, and has always been highly prized as a precious and ornamental stone due to its unique color.

The quartz It is a mineral composed of silica that is present in igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks. It is the most abundant mineral in the earth's crust, and its name derives from the German quartz which means "hard".

The rutilated quartz It is a variety of quartz from Brazil that is found in sedimentary rocks. It contains rutile (titanium oxide) needles inside, which due to their golden color are also called "Venus hair".

SKU: s-1289-turquoise
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craft culture

Craft time is a time that takes us out of the urgency of everyday life. A time that obeys the materials with which he works, listening to them and accompanying them. It is therefore a gesture far from routine, the one that machines repeat over and over again. The time for crafts in Belén Bajo is also the time for durable materials, metals, stones, to which timeless, simple shapes are proposed, with a certain geometric flavor.

Stylistic influences

Belén Bajo jewelery seeks maximum formal simplicity without giving up a playful touch. In part, its formal universe comes from the Central European rationalist and functional culture, its Mediterranean roots and the survival of the plastic forms of the culture of Al-Andalus in which a geometrized nature is presented by means of infinite patterns.

About Bethlehem Bajo

Belén Bajo trained at the School of Fine Arts in Madrid. There, from formal experimentation, the accumulation of references and manual work, he developed a way of understanding both plastic creation, a universe of chromatic and material abstractions, as well as the value of the roundness of objects as carriers of symbolic meanings.