Thank you for viewing this Etsy listing. We have been selling turquoise and Variscite for many years. We have gained a reputation for selling quality products at a fair price. The item offered here is a natural turquoise gemstone. We purchase our rough from the Miners only so we know the Provenance of our gemstones The cabochon work on this natural turquoise gemstone was done by Native American gem cutters, Steven, my Son and I. We use no fillers, dyes, or color additives so this natural turquoise gemstone can be re-shaped if needed. (Note: if this stone is altered, the refund policy will be voided.) Please note: We’re using the same text for many of our turquoise listings. Please view the photos and read the description line to see what is being offered. A little about the gem cutters: Steven and I have been cutting for several years (proof of our Native American heritage is available upon request). We are registered members of a federally recognized Native American tribe, Wichita Indians out of Oklahoma. The photos in this listing have not been altered. We used a Cannon point & shoot digital camera and photographed in natural sunlight when we took the magnified pictures of this turquoise gemstone to show its unique details. Note: In the event of any typos in this listing, the item in the photos is the one or ones you will receive if you purchase this item. PLEASE NOTE: Some countries don't allow gemstones to be shipped to their citizens. Please check with Customs before making your purchases. If you live in one of the countries that don't allow gemstones to be imported and you buy from us, we will issue a refund and not ship the item. We offer a 7 day refund with return shipping paid by the buyer.