Natural High Dome Persian Turquoise Cabochon
This is a exceptionally nice and rare Persian Turquoise Cabochon. It is a beautiful "Robbins Egg" blue with awesome red spider-webbing. This is a one of a kind Turquoise stone that you will never see for sale again. This High Dome Persian Turquoise Cabochon
weighs 27.9 carats and measures 16 mm x 22 mm and it is approx. 12. mm high - really this is a spectacular stone out of our personal collection which we rarely sale. This stuff is just that rare.
Large High Dome Persian Turquoise Cabochon
Persian Turquoise comes from a number of mines in modern day Iran. The stones from all mines show a great color variation. Many mines were worked around Nishapur, 225 miles east of the southern end of the Caspian Sea, close to old caravan routes. Persian Turquoise has been highly coveted in the middle east for centuries. Firm evidence exists that Persian Turquoise these mines were heavily worked beginning in the 10th century, but there is also evidence that some of the mines near the surface may have been exploited as early as 2100 B.C. Persian Turquoise has been used in jewelry for thousands of years and will most likely continue to be used for thousand of years more. See more at: See more at Persian Turquoise