Posts Tagged ‘fake turquoise’

Fake Turquoise

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Fake Turquoise– China is now making fake Turquoise! They are actually using cement, like concrete that is used to make sidewalks. They are mass producing fake Turquoise into nuggets, rock, imitation stones and who knows what else.

Previously, China was using chalk to make fake Turquoise by injecting it with color and then resins. Now, they have gone all of the way. Is this intended for costume Jewelry or will this be marked in the same manor fake Turquoise from chalk has been.

Our article also includes cheap Turquoise Jewelry, dishonest Turquoise Traders and a warning to Turquoise Jewelry buyers.

We have created a fake Turquoise educational page, take a look!

Authentic American Turquoise Jewelry

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011

Authentic Native American Turquoise JewelryAuthentic American Turquoise Jewelry– Durango Silver Company specializes in Turquoise Jewelry of high quality with authentic Turquoise gemstones. Quality Turquoise Jewelry from our company is handcrafted in Sterling Silver by American Artisan craftsmen. We take great pride in our Turquoise Jewelry and we are known worldwide for the unique Jewelry designs that we produce.

Quality Turquoise Jewelry with Natural Turquoise Gemstones in quickly becoming a rarity as the new global trade sets in and takes hold. Turquoise Jewelry is very popular worldwide and the producers of Turquoise Jewelry is now worldwide as well.

When a product gets so much publicity and gains popularity so fast as Turquoise Jewelry has, vast amounts are sold and the demand goes up rapidly. New strategies by by department stores and lower end marketing companies are now producing Turquoise Jewelry with fake Turquoise being made out of cement in China. The Chinese  fake Turquoise is meant to be put into costume Jewelry, however, there are always pirates in every neck of the woods and there are no shortage of them in the Turquoise Jewelry business. Buyers must be aware in today’s global market that the standards of doing business in America are of no concern to underdeveloped third world countries that are eager to make money any which way then can.

Durango Silver Company has been in the Turquoise and Silver Jewelry business for nearly forty years, we own and mine much of our own natural Turquoise and we only produce quality authentic American Turquoise Jewelry.

We have a new web presentation coming out today on “Fake Turquoise” and invite you to read it. It is most interesting and we think you will relate this story to other things you see going on in the marketplace since global trade has begun. The new page will be located at

Mens Turquoise Rings

Sunday, November 21st, 2010
turquoise mens rings

Mens Turquoise Rings

Durango Silver Co has been producing Mens Turquoise Ringsfor nearly forty years now. The foundation of all of the rings that our company makes is our beautiful natural and rare Turquoise that we use in our Jewelry. We have collected, mined and cut most every Turquoise Stone that we set in the Jewelry and Turquoise Mens Rings that we produce. Weather we manufacture the Turquoise Rings at our location in Durango or they are handcrafted in the homes of the Native American Indians, we control and supply all of the Turquoise Gemstones that is set in our Jewelry.

Please view our presentation page on Mens Turquoise Rings.

A very big issue these days is that China is producing fake Turquoise and many other companies are enhancing chalk to look like real Turquoise. Our company frowns on this as we respect the spiritual and healing powers of real Turquoise as well as having pride in every aspect of our business. Durango Silver only uses the finest Turquoise in our Jewelry and we only use real – authentic Turquoise!

Most of our Mens Turquoise Rings have special or rare Turquoise Stones as the foundation of the Ring. The design is based upon the individual Turquoise Stone to produce a high quality Turquoise Mens Ring that is different from any other making each of our rings one of a kind.

Durango Silver Co is well known around the world for creating some of the finest Turquoise Jewelryand especially Mens Turquoise Rings with rare American Turquoise such as Lander Blue Turquoise, Bisbee Turquoise, Morenci Turquoise, Kingman Turquoise, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise, Blue Gem Turquoise, Royston Turquoise, Manassa Turquoise, Battle Mountain Turquoise, Lone Mountain Turquoise and many other types of natural American Turquoise that is rare and seldom scene for sale.

Durango Silver Co is also known for the Silver Work of the Hartman family that has had a tremendous influence in Turquoise Jewelry made in the Southwest. To our credit are dealings with the Wall Street Journal, Indian Arts Assoc., Indian Arts and Crafts Association, Ralph Lauren Company, Fred Harvey Company, May Company, Zippo Lighter Co, Coldwater Creek, Sundance Magazine, Southwest Art Magazine, Bing Crosby, Waylon Jennings and a marriott of well know establishments and highly accredited companies as well as people. John Hartman has been a designer for many companies as well as the Navajo Silversmiths of the Southwest.

Turquoise Jewelry from Durango Silver Co of Durango Colorado is not only authentic – it is American made and will become historic. You can trust our company into the future, we do not look for the cheapest route and we do not cut corners. We are an honest family owned business that takes pride in being one of the few left that believe American made products are superior!

John Hartman
Founder of Durango Silver Co

Photo of Durango Silver Co in Durango Colorado USA

The Durango Silver Co Trading Post in Durango Colorado