Apache Gold fringedUnique ebony and pale gold cabochons in a fine silver setting with sterling silver feathers and Hill Tribe fringe with hand turned sterling silver earhooks. Approx. 2" from the bottom of the earhook loop to the Fringe Medium weightApache Gold is the trade name given to a lovely and elegant black and shiny metallic gold rock found in the United Verde Mine in Jerome, Arizona. ... The name Chalcopyrite is a combination from the Greek word khalkos meaning copper and the mineral pyrite. The black host rock is a Clorite Shist, the shiny gold is Chalcopyrite. Chalcopyrite (also sometimes known as Fool's Gold) is a high grade copper ore. The name Apache Gold is also a reference to the Apache Indians who lived in Arizona and the gold color of the Chalcopyrite.
Apache Gold fringed