Posted by Dillon Hartman on Jun 13th 2016
The gemstone Turquoise has long been one of the most popular gemstones and is also the birthstone for December. It is commonly related to Southwestern and Native American Jewelry in the United States. For a long while most Americans have considered Turquoise to be a Native American stone. Having said this around the world the gemstone has been popular since the Ancient Egyptian times and has been set in 22k gold. In the early 1900's Tiffany and Co. was using "Robin's Egg Blue" Turquoise with no matrix along side Diamonds in 14k, 18k and 22k, as well as, Platinum. However, in general the American public still considers Turquoise to be a Southwestern stone set in Sterling Silver. The Fashion industry is change the perception in America.
According to many fashion magazines and blogs Turquoise is hot, hot, hot! Turquoise and silver are one of jewelry’s most classic combinations, long associated with Native American artisans and a Southwestern style aesthetic. But the distinctive stone suddenly has a fresh new look as designers incorporate it into modern settings and pair it with gold, pearls and diamonds. It is also being set in high fashion silver jewelry with a modern, non-southwestern style to it. Jewelry that can be worn with any outfit in any part of the world. Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry is in... don't miss the trend.
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We have just created a new educational page on Turquoise Beaded Earrings and we invite you to visit this informational page. We have photos with descriptions of what you see in the photos for a great learning experiance.Durango Silver Company specializes in Turquoise beaded Earrings made by Nattarika Hartman. We have been collecting Turquoise beads [...]
We have just come back from the Tucson Gem and Mineral Show and Nattarika is excited to start making her Turquoise Beaded Earrings again after a giant Christmas Season in 2010. Check out this pair of Turquoise Chandelier Earrings she just made.Turquoise Beaded Earrings are in vogue today, Southwestern styles of Turquoise beaded earrings are [...]
John and Dillon from Durango Silver Company has just created a new educational page on Navajo Turquoise Earrings. We invite you to learn about Turquoise, Turquoise Earrings and Navajo Indian Jewelry all made in the USA.This presentation has photos and informational text describing what you are looking at in the photos to help you understand [...]
Silver approaching $34.00 per ounce is up from about $12.00 per ounce a year ago. Silver is slated to hit $50.00 per ounce before 2012 and what do you think will happen to Silver Jewelry and Turquoise Jewelry?Well, I can tell you Turquoise Jewelry is a great investment these days, especially authentic Turquoise Jewelry with [...]
Durango Silver Company produces a lot of Green Turquoise Earrings due to owning the Tortoise Turquoise Mine in Nevada. We also have collected Green Turquoise for many years and we cut pairs of matching stones for Green Turquoise Earrings. We invite you to come and see our green turquoise earrings often.
Blue Turquoise Earrings- I have just written another educational page on blue turquoise earrings which many of my followers will see today. This page has photos and educational information on Blue Turquoise Earrings. Blue Turquoise is mainly from Arizona and there are only two Turquoise Mines still producing Turquoise in Arizona, the Kingman Turquoise Mine [...]
Turquoise Beaded Jewelry - Durango Silver Company has a wide variety of quality Turquoise Beaded Jewelry. We have collected special Turquoise beads for over forty years and we constantly search for high quality Turquoise beads to make our Turquoise Beaded Jewelry. We make Turquoise Beaded Earrings, Necklaces, Bracelets and we even hand drill our own [...]
Vintage Turquoise Jewelry VideoHello, I would like to invite you to come and see my new video on Vintage Turquoise Jewelry.This video give you examples of Vintage Turquoise Jewelry, how it was made, when it was made and a whole bunch of educational information on Vintage Turquoise Jewelry.This is another part of our educational program [...]
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