Durango Silver Company specializes in high quality
Turquoise from American as well as select qlobal Turquoise mines. We have
been mining with many of America's most famous Turquoise
miners for over 40 years and have been collecting the finest Turquoise specimens for the duration. We have accumulated one of the finest collections of high-grade Turquoise in the world and we use our highest quality Turquoise in Gold Jewelry for the most discriminating collectors worldwide. If you are one who appreciates high quality unique Gold Jewelry and you like Turquoise, we invite you to check out Durango Silver Company.
Above is a Bisbee Turquoise Necklace created in 14ky Gold by Crystal Hartman of Durango, Colorado USA, her exquisit hand carved Gold work speaks for itself in this photograph. The Bisbee Turquoise teardrop, as well as the Sugilite gemstone set in the bale, were cut by John Hartman of Durango Silver Company. John is the proveyor of one of the worlds larges accumulations of natural Bisbee Turquoise - Bisbee Turquoise is, believed by many to be, the finest Turquoise that has ever come out of the earth.
Durango Silver Company has produced Quality Turquoise Jewelry in Gold for over forty years now. We use our ultra-grade Turquoise Gemstones in Gold settings as it is rare, we do use fine quality Turquoise in Sterling Silver as well as Silver and Gold, (mixed metal), Jewelry as well - by chance or by special order.
Above and to the left is a Bisbee Turquoise Ring set in 14ky Gold, created by John Hartman of Durango Silver Company. This fine gemstone was hand cut by John Hartman from his Bisbee Turquoise collection of over 40 years. John then hand carved a one-of-a-king wax master around the gemstone to ultimately use the lost wax method to cast this beautiful Ring in 14ky Gold. There is only Gold Ring like this in the world and a very lucky person owns it. You can see additional photos as well as descriptive text on this Bisbee Turquoise Gold Ring here.
Above and to the right is an exceptional Bisbee Turquoise Gold Necklace created by Crystal Hartman, John's daughter. Crystal took this marvelous Bisbee Turquoise gemstone that John cut and created this masterpiece in Gold. The Bisbee Turquoise gemstone is raptured in a one-of-a-kind Gold setting that you will find no where else other than Durango Silver Company. You can only buy our Gold Turquoise Jewelry direcly from our company located in Durango, Colorado USA or on the net at www.DurangoSilver.com.
Above is a masterpiece created by John Hartman. This 14ky Gold Bracelet was sculpted in Jewelers wax by John to feature five outragous high quality Bisbee Turquoise Gemstones. Once John used the lost wax method to cast the piece in Gold, he set Colorado Gold Nuggets into channels that he created to accomodate them, a river of Gold Nuggets runs down each side of this bracelet. This is a one-of-a-kind Bisbee Turquoise Gold Bracelet featuring America's finest Turquoise from the past, it is also one of America's mort rare Turquoise types and hardest to find.
Above and to the left is a spectacular lost wax carved Blue Wind Turquoise Pendant in Gold created by John Hartman of Durango, Colorado. This is a fantastic work of art by John, the Blue Wind Turquoise is very rare and very valuable as the deep blue Turquoise with jet black spider web matrix is unmatched by any other type Turquoise, it is awesome. The Turquoise stone is accented by a Sugilite gemstone set in the bale of the pendant. The Blue Wind Turquoise deposit was much like the Lander Blue deposit as they both produced about 125lbs of rough Turquoise - the mines were both located in Lander County, Nevada and were less then 3 mile apart and both were mined in the early 1970's.
Above and to the right is a Gold Ring featuring a high-grade spider web Persian Turquoise gemstone from the past. This is exceptional old Persian Turquoise from the 1930's and has been in John's collection for over 30 years. The Rings design is of grape vines and grapes and is carved inside and out, you can see additional photos of this ring on its presentation page be following the link.
Above and to the left is a contempory Gold Turquoise Bracelet featuring a beautiful spider web Damale Turquoise gemstone by Native American artist Will Denetdale. This smooth contempory design adds a nice accent to a spectacular gemstone that is gorgeous. You can see additional photos and text on this Gold Damale Turquoise Bracelet on its presentation page.
Above and to the right is a Number 8 spider web Turquoise Ring in Gold created by John Hartman. This ring is featured on our Gold Turquoise Rings page and you can read more about this piece there. The Number 8 Turquoise Mine was going strong in the 1950's, it produced a lot of spider web Turquoise but most of it was soft and had to be enhanced. About 10% of the Turquoise that came out of the mine was gem grade such as this one - very hard needing no treatment.
For more informative reading and viewing, check out these great pages from Durango Silver Company:
Gold and Turquoise | Gold Bisbee Turquoise Jewelry | Turquoise Gold Rings | Turquoise Gold Jewelry | Gold Turquoise Pendant | Turquoise in Gold Video | Gold Turquoise Necklaces | Gold Turquoise Jewelry | Gold Turquoise Rings | Gold Turquoise Bracelets
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