Stones of the Ages
Cabinet of Curiosities
From a Trader's Life
is a copper oxide, often occurring in or near copper deposits.
The color depends upon the amounts of copper and iron, which will
determine whether it is a more blue or green colour. Many of the
turquoises in the jewelry listed below come from locations here
in the United States, making them rare, as many mines throughout
the US have been closed down for quite some time. Please see individual
item descriptions for origin and characteristics. Click
here to learn all about turquoise.
don't miss our many varieties of rough
ready to set, beads
ready to string and rare specimens
for your collection!
are in the process of restocking and getting up new items after
a busy holiday season. Please stay tuned for more turquoise
and fluid six strand necklace of fine Old Kingman nuggets.
These stones are from a batch of Old Kingman turquoise circa
1970's. The hard stones are blue to blue green,
reminiscent of the ocean with some grey, black and brown matrix.
This necklace feels as good as it looks! The necklace
measures 19 inches end to end and has a 4 inch extender with
sterling silver finish. This is an elegant piece at
a great value!
and beautiful single strand of prized Number
8 mine nuggets. The necklace measures 20 inches
end to end. Lovely Robin's egg blue with brown to brownish-red
matrix. The nuggets are hard stones with a high
polish. Sterling silver finish and clasp.
This is a lovely piece to bring a little Number 8 mine turquoise
into your collection!
fifteen stone Old Fox Mine
cluster bracelet hand made by G. Ramone. This georgous
bracelet has 33 carats of blue-green Old Fox turquoise set
in sterling silver. The bracelet measures 5 inches
and will fit small to medium wrists.
dramatic bracelet features three large stones of Stinich
turquoise set in sterling silver. The three hard yellow-green
stones are set off by a reddish-brown matrix. This bracelt
has a substantial heft to it and measures 5 1/2 inches; ideal
for a medium sized wrist.
three stone New Landers Calcasederite Turquoise bracelet is
hand made by Victor Begay. The stones feature unusual
spiderwebbing and colour ranges from gold, to a yellowish-green
to a green-gray, strikingly set off bu teh charcoal coloured
host stone. The three large stones are set in sterling silver.
This bracelet measures 5 inches and is ideally suited for
a meduim sized wrist.
one will stop people on the street! 50 strand fine turquoise
heshe necklace measures 19 inches with the 2 1/2 inch extender.
The necklace is finished with custom cast sterling silver
cones and beads of Lapis, antique Sea of Japan Coral,
mother of pearl, Chiapas amber and azurite. Sterling
silver hook and eye clasp, adjustable length and tag.
strands of striking extra fine number
8 mine nuggets. The necklace is finished with
custom cast sterling silver cones and beads of Lapis,
antique Sea of Japan Coral, Chiapas amber and mother
of pearl. Sterling silver hook and eye clasp, adjustable
length and Jeff Lewis Original tag.