Natural Blue Turquoise Cabochons from the Turquoise Mountain mine located in the Mineral Park mining district in Kingman, Arizona USA
Here at Durango Silver Company we love all types and colors of Turquoise with all types of different matrix patterns. Having said that "Blue Turquoise has always been king" in the words of our founding father John Hartman. We have been cutting all types and shades of Turquoise for decades. We love to cut Blue Turquoise Cabochons. We cut these stones from all different mines, both Domestic and Foreign. American Turquoise is more famous for its blue Turquoise than its green Turquoise. Arizona is very famous for its blue Turquoise and many jewelers seek out Blue Turquoise Cabochons for their jewelry both gold and silver. Blue Turquoise cabochons look especially fantastic in yellow gold jewelry. A modern classic is deep blue Bisbee Turquoise in 14k yellow gold, absolutely breath taking. Blue Turquoise Cabochons look great in silver jewelry as well, which is more traditional.
High Grade Natural Lander Blue Turquoise Cabochons from Nevada
Blue Turquoise is comes from many locations and most Turquoise mines at least have some blue Turquoise no mater what shade of blue. When it comes to American Turquoise, Arizona is most famous for its blue Turquoise. Some of the famous mines from Arizona are the Bisbee Turquoise Mine, the Morenci Turquoise Mine, the Sleeping Beauty Turquoise mine, and the Kingman Turquoise mining district. Nevada is the largest producing state in the USA, here are some of it's famous mines that specialize in blue Turquoise, the Blue Gem Turquoise Mine, Nevada Blue mine, Carico Lake Turquoise Mine, Battle Mountain Turquoise Mine, Lander Blue Turquoise mine, theRoyston Turquoise mine, the Pilot Mountain mine and the Godber Turquoise Mine. There are too many to mention in Nevada. Even though Nevada is generally known for green Turquoise and aqua blue Turquoise as well as its ultra rare and high grade spiderweb Turquoise, the many mines that used to exist in Nevada have produced a lot of blue Turquoise and even material that mimics Sleeping Beauty or Persian Turquoise. Blue Turquoise Cabochons from Nevada mines are far superior in grade, hardness and desirability in their natural state. Other notable Turquoise mines that produce blue Turquoise are the Cerrillos Turquoise mine, Tyrone Turquoise Mine, and the Hatchita Turquoise mining district in New Mexico, the Villa Grove mine, Cripple Creek mines, and the Leadville Turquoise mine in Colorado, the Cloud Mountain or Yungai mine in China, the Egyptian Turquoise mines, and the Canannea and Nacozari mines in Mexico.
Above are some great examples of natural Bisbee Blue Turquoise cabochons from Bisbee, Arizona USA. As you can see in the pictures Bisbee is known for its beautiful natural blue colors. Bisbee Turquoise is known for its true blue color. As you can see in the blue Turquoise cabochon, Bisbee Turquoise is known for it's deep blue Turquoise color. It is also known for producing natural blue Turquoise cabochons with beautiful deep blue Turquoise and red and brown matrix.
Above are two examples of high grade blue Turquoise cabochons from the Bisbee Turquoise mine. To the left is a large hand cut cabochon of the highest grade of natural Bisbee Turquoise from Southern Arizona, USA. This cabochons features deep blue Turquoise and the ultra rare and highly coveted red spiderweb matrix that is less then 1% of the production of all the Turquoise in the world. To the right is a wonderful cabochon of Bisbee Turquoise that exhibits the deep blue that made Bisbee Turquoise famous in the first place.
Above are two examples of the different shades of natural Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. The Blue Turquoise Cabochons above are 100% natural. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise is some of the most famous and highly collectible Turquoise in the world. The stones to the right are wonderful examples of what is called "Robin's Egg" blue Turquoise.
Top Gem Grade natural spiderweb blue Turquoise cabochons from the Blue Wind mine in Nevada, USA
Blue Turquoise Jewelry has long been favored by most people who collect Turquoise Jewelry including Native American Indians. Blue Turquoise has a resemblance to the sky and has long been called the "sky stone". Blue Turquoise Jewelry is both contemporary and modern and looks great with any skin type or type of apparel. This color of jewelry is great for men and women, young and old. When you combine the right type of setting with a killer blue Turquoise cabochon it is magic.
Men and women both like Blue Turquoise Jewelry, however, the women tend to prefer Blue Turquoise Cabochons in Jewelry as it can be worn without attracting to much attention. A great Jewelry item for a man is a Blue Turquoise Belt Buckle. Women love all types of jewelry with Blue Turquoise Cabochons as in the handmade jewelry below.
Above to the left is an example of the highest grade of natural Bisbee Turquoise from Arizona. This AAA top gem grade natural Turquoise cabochon has been set into a fancy Victorian style Sterling Silver amulet. This is a great example of highgrade natural Bisbee Turquoise Jewelry by John Hartman. To the left is a piece of blue Turquoise jewelry from Arizona. This beautiful piece of handmade silver jewelry features a blue Turquoise cabochon from the famous Sleeping Beauty Turquoise mine. This style of cabochon is called a "nugget cut".
Above are two examples of blue Nevada Turquoise cabochons in silver jewelry. To the left is a large men's bracelet with natural blue Fox Turquoise from Nevada. To the right is a handmade ring with natural Blue Gem Turquoise from Nevada. Blue Gem Turquoise was said to be the perfect Turquoise blue color by many gemologists throughout history. Turquoise blue is actually more of an aqua blue color than a true blue color.
Above two more wonderful examples of natural blue American Turquoise cabochons in handmade jewelry by Durango Silver Company. To the left is a rare blue Turquoise cabochon from the famous Tyrone mine in New Mexico, USA. This top gem grade cab has been set in a solid 14k gold pendant. To the right is a Pilot Mountain Turquoise Cabochon from Nevada which has been set in a "Lost Wax" style Sterling Silver ring by Nattarika Hartman.
Above are two examples of "Robin's Egg Blue" high grade natural blue Turquoise cabochons from America. To the right is a top grade piece of natural, water web matrix, or "birdseye" Kingman Turquoise from Arizona which has been set into a heavy duty silver bracelet by Native American artisan Ben Yazzie. Above to the right is an incredible piece of natural Persian Turquoise with red to brown spiderweb matrix. This gemstone has been set into a heavy weight Sterling Silver cuff by Navajo Jewelry artisan Ben Yazzie.
Here at Durango Silver Company we specialize in highgrade Blue Turquoise Jewelry and hand cut natural Blue Turquoise cabochons. Keep your eyes peeled, we add new jewelry and gemstones daily. We will maintain a large selection of natural Blue Turquoise Jewelry and blue Turquoise Cabochons from ever mine possible.
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