Above is an assortment of Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons from the Durango Silver Co Bisbee Turquoise Collection. Durango Silver Company has been collecting, cutting and using Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons in their Silver Jewelry for over 40 years. In 2001, Durango Silver Company had the great fortune of purchasing the balance of the Cecil Mickelson Bisbee Turquoise collection from his descendants, which, was one of the largest remaining collections of Bisbee Turquoise in existence. We have been on a continuous hunt for additional Bisbee Turquoise since and have landed several smaller collections throughout the years. Most recently, we have acquired another major Bisbee Turquoise collection from an old miners stash of over 30 years of mining at the Bisbee Turquoise mine. This collection came directly from the descendants of the Turquoise miner and is 100% authentic and natural Bisbee Turquoise.
Below are several examples of the Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons that we cut, Click on the photos which will take you to the product page for each collection.
Durango Silver Company has authentic Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons as well as Bisbee Turquoise Jewelry. All of our Bisbee Turquoise is authentic and natural!
Above are two lots of Bisbee Turquoise cabochons, hand-cut by Dillon and John Hartman from their Bisbee Turquoise collection. Every stone in these lots are guaranteed to be natural and to be Authentic Bisbee Turquoise from Bisbee, Arizona USA. We back our Turquoise with a resin and there is no metal added, we are jewelers and we cut stones that are ready for a jeweler to set into jewelry.
The Bisbee Turquoise Cabochon parcel to the left has rich deep blue Turquoise in a beautiful chocolate colored matrix that Bisbee Turquoise is so well known for. The parcel on the right is blue-green Bisbee Turquoise with chocolate brown matrix. Many people feel green Bisbee Turquoise is more rare than blue, I guess this is probably true, however, most people think Bisbee Blue!
The parcel on the left consists of larger gemstones and includes one with a unique image of a duck. This lot has 253 carats of authentic, natural Bisbee Turquoise cabochons. Click on the photo to go to the presentation page for these gemstones.
The collection on the right consists of 107 carats of authentic Bisbee Turquoise cabochons, all freeform cut with beautiful chocolate brown matrix. Bisbee Turquoise is most often hard to match as there is a lot of color variation from rock to rock. We try to many Bisbee cabochons at the same time and from the same coloration of material in an effort to get matching sets. We do sell single stones and try not to split up our matched sets.
Above and to the left is a lot of authentic, natural Bisbee Turquoise cabochons, hand-cut by Dillon Hartman from old stock. Each gemstone in this lot is natural Bisbee Turquoise from Bisbee, Arizona USA. Every cabochon has been diamond cut down to 14,000 grit and then polished with Sapphire powder for the highest gloss shine the stone will allow. There are 33 carats in this parcel rich blue Bisbee Turquoise with smoky chocolate brown matrix.
Above and to the right is a beautiful collection of Bisbee Turquoise cabochons, a total of 200 cts. This selection is in a mid-blue coloration with chocolate brown matrix in a beautiful configuration. Medium Blue Bisbee is very popular these days as they really stand out in Jewelry. Click on the photo which will take you to their presentation page for additional photos and blowups.
Above and to the left is beautiful parcel of authentic Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons in a rich deep blue with dark chocolate brown matrix. There are 28 carats that would make a nice matching bracelet and ring combination. They are freeform cut and have a lot of Bisbee Turquoise character that cannot be mistaken for another type of Turquoise. Click on the photo - it will take you to their informational page with blowup photos.
Above and to the right is another set of rich blue Bisbee Turquoise freeform cabochons. The chocolate brown matrix is this group of stones has a more smoky texture - they are beautiful! There is 36 carats in this parcel - you can click on the photo which will take you to their informational page.
Above and to the left is 80 carats of medium blue Bisbee Turquoise cabochons,
freeform cut and beautiful. Larger Bisbee Turquoise cabochons are hard to come
by as most of the Bisbee Turquoise rocks are fairly small. When we cut large
Bisbee Turquoise stones, we usually get a premium for them.
Above and to the right is a large Bisbee Turquoise Cabochon, as we mentioned above, very scarce! This stone is medium blue Turquoise with unusual matrix, spotted and smoky. Here is a beautiful 45 carat Bisbee Turquoise Stone for that very special piece of Bisbee Turquoise Jewelry.
All of our Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons are hand-cut by Dillon and John Hartman from our personal collection of natural, authentic old stock of Bisbee Turquoise from the Bisbee Mine located in Bisbee, Arizona USA. These cabochons have been backed with a lightweight resin (does not contain metal) to give them a cushion and to allow for easy bezel setting. We cut each Turquoise cabochon knowing they will be set by a jeweler such as ourselves, there for, we try to cut them in a way that will allow for ease of setting. We do not over back the cabochons, cut the sides at strange angles, etc. Every cabochon has been diamond cut down to 14,000 grit and then polished with Sapphire powder for the highest gloss shine the stone will allow.
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We hope you have enjoyed our presentation on Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons and you will think of Durango Silver Company when considering your next Turquoise Jewelry purchase.