Here is another example of the Drifter's discerning search for quality and uniqueness. Cowboys & Indians magazine borrowed this squash for a photo shoot and was worn by one of the magazine's models in the index pic announcing the Spring Fashion section (with Jimmy Stewart on the cover). Due to the stone's popularity there is an increasing presence of white buffalo in shops and on the internet. Also due to the popularity of white buffalo there is an increasing presence of howlite and magnesite in shops and on the internet—masquerading as white buffalo. Both are also white, but a world of difference otherwise. The Drifter keeps a couple of pieces of howlite around—to show clients what NOT to buy and how not to get ripped-off. Howlite is worthless in our opinion and we do not buy or sell anything containing howlite. Magnesite is also similar, and much cheaper than white buffalo. But this squash is the REAL DEAL. All of our offerings are the real deal. The white buffalo stones here have similar high matrix. Higher matrix stones are simply more interesting. Slightly smaller in scale than the big, long squashes that are the current trend, this one hangs about 14-inches from the back of the neck and weighs 180 grams (or 6.35-ounces). And then, there are those earrings! Each two-piece earring weighs 10.2 grams, or .35-ounces. Were we to sell the earrings separate (which we won't), they would be at least $250. Both the squash and the earrings are hallmarked "AL," by one of the Drifter's most trusted Navajo silversmiths—Augustine Largo. Complimentary USPS tracked Priority shipping within the U.S.