This is an exceptional Hubei Spiderweb Turquoise Cabochon with a great Turquoise color range with very attractive deep brown to black spiderweb matrix. This Turquoise cab measures 41.5mm x 58.5mm so it is very large. It weighs 185 carats and is priced at $4.00 per carat. This stone was cut by John Hartman of Durango Silver Company and is and excellent example of his high quality craftsmanship.
This is a great example of high grade Hubei Spiderweb Turquoise from China. This Turquoise has become very hard to come by as China is not letting any of this Turquoise out of their country and they are searching the world to buy what got out back.
The Hubei area has been mined for turquoise since the Tang Dynasty (A.D. 618 - 907). Known as the highest quality Turquoise to come out of China, Turquoise from the Hubei Provence comes with a variety of webbed matrix patterns and various shades of blue as well as green. This Turquoise is very hard and takes an exceptional polish. >br> If you are looking for quality Spiderweb Turquoise come back often, we have a lot of old natural Hubei Turquoise as well as other fine Chinese Turquoise we will be putting up for sale soon.
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