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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.