Archive for the ‘Turquoise’ Category

Natural Turquoise

Saturday, November 10th, 2012

Natural Turquoise

quality natural turquoise Quality authentic natural Turquoise is very scarce and difficult to find. Lower grades of Turquoise is dominant and many have found ways to enhance it to make it darker and harder for thousands of years.  There is a lot of low grade Turquoise in many different areas of the world but it is not suitable to use in Jewelry or to carve so it is discarded.  Turquoise has become one of the top ten most popular gemstones on earth so you can be assured that a lot of enhanced and even fake Turquoise will continue to dominate the marketplace.

Quality Natural Turquoise is available for individuals that appreciate this gemstone for its true beauty. Authentic Turquoise that is natural is highly sought after by many in the United States and throughout the world as it has good value and many believe it is a good investment. For others, natural Turquoise is a spiritual gemstone that has had a great history with Native Americans, Tibetans, Egyptians, Persians and many other cultures around the world. You will find natural Turquoise and Natural Turquoise Jewelry in most every home in Tibet, Tibetans worship Turquoise and have believed for thousands of years that Turquoise brings its bearers happiness, good luck, health and fortune and the Native American have believed the same for over 2000 years.

Quality Natural Turquoise

High quality Natural Turquoise and Natural Turquoise Jewelry has great value, both financial as well as spiritual, today and it will become very precious as time goes on. To find quality natural Turquoise you must find a reputable Turquoise dealer that is seasoned and is very familiar with the gemstone. Make certain the dealer can guarantee the authenticity of the Turquoise they claim to be Natural.

Natural Turquoise Jewelry with authentic natural Turquoise is also difficult to find. To find high quality Natural Turquoise Jewelry, you must find a reputable dealer that has been in the trade for several years and most certainly long enough to have learned how to detect the difference between natural and enhanced Turquoise.

Durango Silver Company has been in the Turquoise business mining and collecting authentic quality natural Turquoise and high quality Turquoise Jewelry with the finest quality natural Turquoise gemstones. We are known throughout the world for producing some of the finest Jewelry that has come out of the Southwestern United States in the past and we will continue into the future. You can trust Durango Silver Company for Natural Turquoise as well as natural Turquoise Jewelry.

Authentic Natural Turquoise

Authentic Turquoise is important to individuals who value quality gemstones and Jewelry. It is important to individuals who believe in the spirituality of certain gemstones and it is important to native peoples around the world who have been associated with Turquoise throughout history. Quality natural Turquoise is also very important to Durango Silver Company and it is the specialty of our company. If you are looking for or are interested in Natural Turquoise we invite you to visit Durango Silver Company online, view our complete Natural Turquoise presentation and video and make certain to visit our Learning Center.

Real Turquoise

Sunday, October 21st, 2012

Real Turquoise

Real Turquoise

We have just completed a great new informational presentation on Real Turquoise, we invite you to come and view our page. This page has a lot of good informative information for individuals interested in real Turquoise. Durango Silver Company has been known to be among the leading authorities on Turquoise, real Turquoise, fake Turquoise and highgrade Turquoise. We have created many educational pages on Turquoise and Turquoise Jewelry that you can find in our Turquoise Learning Center.

Quality Real Turquoise

High quality real turquoise is very rare, in fact, less then 10% of the Turquoise that has been mined throughout history has been high quality real turquoise. Natural high grade Turquoise is valuable and for good reason.

Do to this fact, the art of enhancing turquoise to a marketable color range has been going on for thousands of years. In the early years, wax and oils were used to darken inferior Turquoise, in recent years resins have become the most popular method of enhancing the gemstone. Today, fake Turquoise is being made in China which has very little, if any value, so beware when shopping for the best deal on Turquoise or Turquoise Jewelry as you might not be looking at Real Turquoise.

Buying Quality Real Turquoise and Real Turquoise Jewelry

When buying Turquoise or Turquoise Jewelry, you would be wise to learn a little about this gemstone and also learn the difference between a reputable dealer and those who are just in the business to make a quick buck.

Durango Silver Company deals in authentic Turquoise and Turquoise Jewelry from the American Southwest. We guarantee all of our Jewelry and products to have genuine,  real turquoise - above and beyond that we work hard to provide our customer the very best Turquoise available in the world!

We invite you to visit us at or at our Turquoise Trading Company located in Durango, Colorado USA, Real Turquoise is our business.

Turquoise Bead Pendant

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Turquoise Bead Pendant

Durango Silver Company produces a wide variety of  Turquoise Bead Pendants such as the Turquoise Bead Pendant to the right.  We have just updated our Turquoise Bead Pendant presentation located on the site and invite you to view this informational page now. This informational page offers a lot of great information on the types of Turquoise Bead Pendants that are available through our company.

Turquoise Bead Pendant

Turquoise Bead Pendant

There are several types of a Turquoise Bead Pendant Durango Silver Company produces. This particular one on the right is a Sterling Silver Turquoise Inlaid Bead, Navajo handmade. The Silver is created in a bead shape with recesses to inlay the Turquoise into. This type of Turquoise Bead Pendant has a substantial amount of hand work that goes into it and they are popular as individuals can easily realize they are unique pieces of Silver Jewelry. You can read more about this Turquoise Bead Pendant on its presentation page. 

Turquoise Bead Pendant Types

 There are many different Turquoise Bead Pendants that are in all shapes and sizes. Native American Indians of the Southwest hand sculpt chunks of Turquoise with lapidary machines and polish the Turquoise gemstones to create a one of a kind Turquoise Bead Pendant. Oval, round, teardrop, square and free form shaped Turquoise Bead Pendants in all Turquoise color ranges from pale blue to deep dark blue as well as pale green to emerald green are available, different individuals are attracted to different shapes, colors and matrix configurations to sooth their desires. Many spiritual minded people search for the perfect Turquoise Bead Pendant as they believe that Turquoise is a powerful healing gemstone that they will covet for the rest of their lives.

Ancient Turquoise Bead Pendant To the left is an acient Turquoise Bead Pendant that is over 1000 years old. It is unknown where it created, however, it appears to be Tibetan. Turquoise Bead Pendants have been made all over the world for over 7500 years and have been coveted by Royalty such as Kings, Queens, Pharohs, Gladiators, Healers and Native Peoples worldwide including Native American Indians.

 It is in historical records around the world that a Turquoise Bead Pendant was one of the greatest spiritual possessions of many and that Roman Gladiators would not go into the arena without a piece of Turquoise on their possession or they would surely die.

Turquoise is one of the very first gemstones known to mankind, carbon dated examples of ancient Turquoise Jewelry as well as Turquoise Bead Pendants are on display in the Cairo, Egypt Museum dated 5,500 B.C. You can read more about Turquoise, Ancient Turquoise and related information by going to our Learning Center to pick and choose the educational article of your choice.

We hope you will follow Durango Silver Company by joining our Email Newsletter where we will send you wonderful information on Turquoise and special members only deals on Turquoise, Turquoise Jewelry and even a special Turquoise Bead Pendant that will become your good luck healing stone. We also have a monthly drawing for members only where we give away special Turquoise items, it is written over and over that the most important spiritual Turquoise pieces are the ones that have been given, we give away free natural Turquoise to our members in our Turquoise Give Away program.

Please come and browse our site and type in Turquoise Bead Pendant in the search box!