Archive for the ‘Turquoise Lore’ Category

Carico Lake Turquoise Earrings

Thursday, April 14th, 2011

Carico Lake Turquoise Earrings
Carico Lake Turquoise Earrings

Carico Lake Turquoise



Carico Lake Turquoise is one of the most excitingly beautiful types of American Turquoise. Carico Lake Turquoise is most noted these days for it lime green Turquoise color range, however, Carico Lake Turquoise of the past was known for it beautiful blue color ranges.

The Carico Lake Turquoise Mine has been a high producer for many years and is actually not near as rare and some of the other types of Turquoise such as Lander Blue Turquoise, Bisbee Turquoise or Blue Gem Turquoise. Carico Lake Turquoise is very popular these days as it produces a beautiful lime Turquoise that is very scarce and even hard to find up at the Carico Lake Turquoise Mine. The mass majority of Carico Lake Turquoise is blue. Lime Green Carico Lake Turquoise is very valuable as well as rare!

This pair of Carico Lake Turquoise Earrings are a good example of lime green Carico Lake Turquoise that is rare and highly collectible. This type of Turquoise Jewelry will grow in value exponentially as time goes on and you can enjoy wearing them as lime green Carico Lake Turquoise escalates in value.

Books About Turquoise

Friday, April 8th, 2011

Educational Books on Turquoise

Durango Silver Company has just created a new page that lists the different books that have been written on Turquoise. We invite you to come and see other information that is available for you to learn more about this beautiful gemstone.

Turquoise has been mined on six continents and traded by cultures throughout the world’s history, including the European, Chinese, Mayan, Aztec, Inca, and the Southwest regions of America. It has been set in silver and gold jewelry, cut and shaped into fetish animals, and even formed to represent gods in many religions. This gemstone is displayed in museums around the world, representing the arts and traditions of prehistoric, historic, and modern societies.

There are some very good informational books on this subject, we have listed them for you here.

Royston Turquoise Mining Video

Friday, March 25th, 2011
Mining at the Roystone Turquoise Mine Video
Come Mine Turquoise at the Royston Turquoise Mine – Video Tour

Dillon and Nattarika Hartman of Durango Silver have made a great video short on mining at the Royston Turquoise Mine. Dillon goes over the original video that we put together with the Travel Channel and the Otteson’s (mine owners) for the “Where to find Cash and Treasures program.”

This is an enjoyable video if you are interested  in Turquoise, this presentaton page also gives you instructions of how you can actually mine yourself and get your own Royston Turquoise at the mine with the Otteson’s. For a small fee you can mine Turquoise with the Otteson’s and collect your own Royston Turquoise that is very valuable – don’t forget to video yourself mining Turquoise and we would love to put your footage up along with ours!
This Royston Turquoise Mining Presentation page has great educational information as well, we have photos of Royston Turquoise and  Royston Turquoise Jewelry with text descriptions of what you see in the photos.
For additional information see our Royston Turquoise Jewelry page as well as our Royston Turquoise Website.
Topics covered in this presentation are: Royston Turquoise Video, Royston Turquoise Mining Video, Royston Turquoise Presentation, Royston Turquoise Mining Presentation, Royston Turquoise Educational Presentation, Royston Turquoise Jewelry Video, Royston Turquoise Jewelry Presentation and Mining Royston Turquoise Video.