Natural Persian Spiderweb 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 Turquoise stone that you will never see for sale again. It weighs 106 carats and measures 25 mm x 43 mm and it is 12.7 mm high - really this is a spectacular stone out of my personal collection and you are gonna have to pay me well to get it! This stuff is just that rare.
Large Persian Spiderweb Turquoise Stone
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