Green Turquoise Cabochons
Dillon Hartman has created a great informational page on Green Turquoise Cabochons that we think you will appreciate. This page has many great photos and a lot of factual information specifically on Green Turquoise Cabochons. American Green Turquoise is primarily found in Nevada, however, it is also found in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico. It is generally harder than blue Turquoise and it most often displays a lot more character such as spiderweb matrix and variation in color.
Quality Green Turquoise Cabochons
High quality Green Turquoise Cabochons are not as common as Blue Turquoise Cabochons and high quality cabochons are a lot more valuable. Durango Silver Company specializes in Green Turquoise Cabochons as we have mined green Turquoise in Nevada for over forty years. You can see what we currently have available in Turquoise cabochons by going to our online Turquoise Cabochon category on DurangoSilver.com.
Rarity of Green Turquoise Cabochons from Nevada
Green Turquoise Cabochons from Nevada have become rare and are becoming very valuable as well. The rarity of Green Turquoise Cabochons from Nevada should be taken in consideration as you are building your Turquoise collection. In the mid 1980′s, Chinese Turquoise began being imported into the United States, the Chinese sold their Turquoise for so cheap it put the American Turquoise Miners out of business. The mines were blown up, shut down and have been abandoned for decades. Now, the Chinese are no longer exporting Turquoise, which, has caused a worldwide shortage of Turquoise and Nevada has lost well over 75% of their Green Turquoise Mines which is what Green Turquoise Cabochons are produced from.
Read more about the Turquoise Crisis as well as other great Turquoise Stories located on our Sitemap. Green Turquoise Cabochons are a great investment!