Gem Turquoise

High Quality Turquois - Gem TurquoiseGem Turquoise is actually very rare as about 5% of all Turquoise ever found was high grade or gem quality Turquoise. Gem Grade Turquoise is Turquoise that has matured to the hardness of a 5 on the Mohs scale of gemstone hardness. At this state of hardness the stone has become almost agatized and has become very stable and is easy to polish to a brilliant, glass like finish.

Durango Silver Company has written a very nice article on Gem  Turquoise and invite you to visit the page.

We also have included a lot of photos of Gem Turquoise Jewelry for you to see what Gem Turquoise looks like in Southwestern Turquoise Jewelry.


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