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We would like to offer you some links to some of our favorite websites, informational pages, and gemstones, jewelry and Turquoise industry leaders. We have chosen the links on our own will, we are not being paid or exchange links with anyone. These links have been hand selected by the Hartman family. We hope you enjoy them and find them helpful.

Jewelry Links:

Our Favorite Jewelry Supplies:

RioGrande.com - The largest gem and jewelry supply in the world. Rio Grande Jewelers supply has been the leader in jewelry supplies world wide for decades. The business was started in Albuquerque, NM by Sal Bell. This is the best place to find everything you need to make silver jewelry, gold jewelry and gemstone jewelry. We buy most of our supplies, tools, silver and gold from Rio Grande Jewelers Supply. If you live close to them as we do, we recieve our orders the next day with standard UPS Shipping!!! Great service and friendly tech support.

Indian Jewelers Supply Co. - Albuquerque, NM -www.ijsinc.com - IJS specializes in providing high quality jewelry and metalsmithing supplies, equipment, and tools. We manufacture in the U.S. and produce superior quality ...

Santa Fe Jewelers Supply: SFJS Online - Santa Fe Jewelers Supply has everthing for your jewelry making needs. ... Wholesale jewelry making supplies: precious metals, jewelry findings, jewelers tools, and more. This is a great place to find unique tools and hard to find lapidary supplies.

Thunderbird Supply Company - Albuquerque - Beads, Findings and Jewelry Making Supplies ... Headquartered in the heart of Indian country, Thunderbird Supply Company still serves a large and loyal Native American Jewelry artisan community. Always cross reference IJS, Rio Grande, and Thunderbird for the best price on tools, silver, gold, and gemstones.

Otto Frei Jewelry Supply - www.ottofrei.com - Otto Frei Quality Jewelry Making Supplies & Tools. Specializing in Platinum & 18 Karat Findings & Jewelry Tools from around the world. Some really cool and unique hand tools.

Other Jewelry Supply Companies:

Contenti: Jewelry Making Supplies & Jewelers Tools - For close to 50 years, Contenti Jewelry Making Supplies has been providing jewelers and metalsmiths with high quality tools and supplies. We have bought a lot of casting supplies from Contenti and they have great casting products.

JewelrySupply.com - www.jewelrysupply.com -Jewelry making supplies including beads, jewelry boxes, jewelry displays, jewelry tools, jewelry findings, swarovski crystals and more. Your online source for ...

Turquoise-Jewelry.com - A beautiful site offering handmade Turquoise Jewelry from around the world.

Jewelry Tools:

Pepetools - pepetools.com - As a manufacturer, Pepetools continually strives for product excellence. Decades of experience in the tool business has taught us not to overlook any details.

Gesswein Jewelry Tools - www.gesswein.com -Gesswein.com for wholesale jewelry making supplies, Foredom Flex Shafts, and precision tools, polishing stones, abrasives.

Turquoise Links:

BisbeeTurquoise.com - www.bisbeeturquoise.com - Learn all about the famous Arizona Turquoise from the Copper Queen mine in Bisbee, Arizona, USA. See all grades of Bisbee Turquoise rough and cut stones as well as Bisbee Turquoise Jewelry. Links to buy Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons and Jewelry.

Coulbaugh Processing - Your source for genuine Kingman Turquoise. The Colbaugh family owns all the rights to the Turquoise deposits in the Mineral Park mining area, as well as Turquoise Mountain and Ithaca Peak, they are the miners of Kingman Turquoise. The Colbaughs are one of the last commercial Turquoise mining operations left in the world. Whatever you are looking for, blue, green, spiderweb Turquoise, natural, stabilized, dyed, enhanced, re-constituted, they have it. The Colbaughs offer Turquoise for all levels of jewelers and stone cutters, from 200.00 per lbs up to the highest of high grade.

RoughTurquoise.com - Lapidary Rough Turquoise for Sale - www.roughturquoise.com - We try to carry all colors of Blue Rough Turquoise and Green Rough Turquoise for lapidary use and decoration. We offer Rough Turquoise in gram lots and by the lbs.

RoystonTurquoise.com - buy natural Turquoise rough - www.roystonturquoise.com - Mine Direct natural Royston Turquoise Rough. This is the website for the Royston Turquoise mine where you can find information about Natural Nevada Turquoise, history of the Royston Turquoise mining district, buy rough Turquoise, cabochons, and Royston Turquoise Jewelry.

TortoiseTurquoise.com - www.tortoiseturquoise.com - The official website for the Tortoise Turquoise mine in Nevada.

Turquoise Cabochons by Dillon and John Hartman - www.durangosilver.com/turquoise_cabochons_35_ctg.htm - Natural American Turquoise is our specialty, we have many different types and we will add to this collection of Turquoise Cabochons on a weekly basis. Find rare Turquoise, top gem grade Turquoise, natural Turquoise gemstones, Spiderweb Turquoise cabs, Chinese Turquoise, American Turquoise, Persian Turquoise, Tibetan Turquoise, Egyptian Turquoise and Mexican Turquoise gemstones. Hand cut in Durango, Colorado USA to a shiny new marble glass finish.

Fire Mountain Gems - www.firemountaingems.com - Wholesale Prices; Since 1973 - A good source for the hobby jeweler and bead artisan. Fire Mountain specializes in beads of all kinds, but also carries cabochons, tools and findings.

Turquoise and Jewelry Informational Links:

Jewelry Learning Center - Learn all you need to know about Silver Jewelry, Gold Jewelry, Jewelry artisans, and more. This page is awesome. This page is a wonderful resource and table of contents for the massive informational resource which is www.durangosilver.com. The Jewelry learning center is an index to our over 500 hand written informational pages by John and Dillon Hartman of Durango Silver Company in Durango, Colorado USA. John has been in the Jewelry and Turquoise businesses since the 1960's and has wealth of real world knowledge as well as studied knowledge about Turquoise, gemstones, and jewelry. Dillon Hartman has been involved in the jewelry and gemstone business all of his life. All of our informational pages are written from real hands on experience and indepth knowledge from studying every book ever written about Turquoise, have studied gemstone books and resources, jewelry books and taken coarses on jewelry making. There is information on our site that is available no where else. Many of our informational pages have been copied by our competitors, but are not the original. Take a look. Become a Turquoise and jewelry brainiac.

Turquoise Learning Center - Learn all you need to know about TURQUOISE!. This page is awesome. This page is a wonderful resource and table of contents for the massive informational resource which is www.durangosilver.com. The Jewelry learning center is an index to our hundreds of hand written informational pages by John and Dillon Hartman of Durango Silver Company in Durango, Colorado USA. John has been in the Jewelry and Turquoise businesses since the 1960's and has wealth of real world knowledge as well as studied knowledge about Turquoise, gemstones, and jewelry. Dillon Hartman has been involved in the jewelry and gemstone business all of his life. All of our informational pages are written from real hands on experience and indepth knowledge from studying every book ever written about Turquoise, have studied gemstone books and resources. We cut Turquoise daily, mine Turquoise, and make Turquoise jewelry. We have real world knowledge. There is information on our site that is available no where else. Many of our informational pages have been copied by our competitors, but are not the original. Take a look. Become a Turquoise and jewelry brainiac.

Turquoise News - www.turquoisenews.com - Learn about what is going on in the Turquoise world today. The Turquoise News website is a collaboration of Turquoise facts, news and information by different authors with a majority of stories by Dillon Hartman of Durango Silver Company.

TurquoiseFacts.com - www.turquoisefacts.com - Learn all about Turquoise.

Turquoise-museum.com - www.turquoise-museum.com - All about the Turquoise mines, stone and lore.

TurquoiseBible.com - www.turquoisebible.com - Another neat site about Turquoise with history, facts, pictures and mine list.

Lapidary Tools:

Graves Company - www.gravescompany.com - High Quality equipment, tools, and supplies for jewelry making and lapidary.

Highland Park Lapidary Company - www.hplapidary.com - Highland Park makes the very best lapidary machines in our opinion. These machines are super heavy duty and are the best of the best. The strongest parts, the longest lasting machines, truly industry quality. We use a majority of Highland Park machines for our lapidary business. For cutting cabochons, and inlay these are the best machines, enough cannot be said. If you can score some old HP machines they are tops.

Covington Engineering - covington-engineering.com - Covington is a manufacturer of quality lapidary equipment and supplies. Covington Engineering makes a lot of the old High Land Park machines. Not sure if they bought the designs and patents from High Land Park or if they are a division of Highland Park. Again these machines are the Cadillacs of Lapidary tools. When you want the best Covington has it.

Kingsley North -www.kingsleynorth.com - Kingsley North is a great place to buy high end Lapidary gear. Kingsley North carries Covington and many of the other leaders in lapidary tools as well as a full line of jewelry findings, cabochons, and bead necklaces in both round and chip styles, cotton filled jewelry boxes, gemstone display.

Links to Local Durango, Colorado and 4 Corners Spots, Clubs, Food and more we love:

Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club - www.durangorocks.org - Founded in 1947, the Four Corners Gem & Mineral Club is a non profit organization that provides our community with the resources to learn and appreciate the art of gemstone cutting, collection and jewelry making.

Mesa Vede National Park - www.mesaverde.com - An informational page on Mesa Verde National Park, one of the largest Anasazi ruins in the country. This is one of the best places to see Ancient Native American Indian dwellings and learn about the life style of the Ancient ones. A must see if you are visiting the 4corners or Durango, Colorado.

IndianVillage.com - www.indianvillage.com - Learn about Native American peoples, their art and culture. This is a really neat website and also offers a directory of Native American art and artifact dealers. This site has been around since the late 90's.

Durango Brewery - www.durangobrewing.com - Durango Brewing Company is the third oldest microbrewery in Colorado. Brewing since 1990, our heritage dates to 1886 when Durango Beer and Ice Company was around. Great micro brew beer and artisanal beer.

Ska Brewing Company - www.skabrewing.com - Durango craft brewers of Ten Pin Porter, True Blonde, Pinstripe Red, Mexican Logger, Ranking Full Stout, and Buster Nut Brown Ale and more. One of the most popular beer companys in Durango and the now have their beer distributed nation wide.

We will continue to post neat links as we have time. Keep your eyes peeled. Shop for Colorado Turquoise