Sage and Seed Silver Cuff Bracelet Made in Mexico Silver cuff bracelet, Silver cuff, Bracelet making

It is similar to Spiderweb Turquoise, but spiderweb has a dark matrix. Artificial or Imitation Turquoise – There are a number of manufactured turquoise products, some of which look like real stone and others that look like plastic. Some minerals, like howlite, can be dyed to look like turquoise. Enhanced usually refers to a natural stone that has been treated with electrical currents that hardens the stone and enhances the color. Sometimes turquoise is cut so that it takes some of the mother rock with it. This is referred to as “Boulder Turquoise” and it is very popular as it shows great contrast between the turquoise and the surrounding rock with which it formed.

It’s a stone of power, especially for healing past issues around power. In addition, this vibrant stone helps you manifest prosperity and use your will and energy with purpose. Morenci Turquoise came out of the Morenci Copper Mine in southeastern Arizona, the largest copper digital release venom 2 mine in the United States. The most valued stones range from light blue to bright blue. Some stones have an irregular matrix of quartz and pyrite (fool’s gold), which resembles silver when polished. Other stones have a brown matrix called “Morenci red matrix”.

Turquoise forms in veins of various widths within boulders, or “mother rock”. Most often these veins are cut out of the surrounding rock to harvest pure turquoise pieces. But when the stone is cut to show the mother rock as the main feature with the original vein or ribbon of turquoise running through it as an accent it is called Boulder Turquoise. Birdseye Turquoiseis a term that describes turquoise made up of many small turquoise nuggets surrounded by a darker blue matrix.

Some stones appear predominantly black speckled with bright blue. This turqoise deposit was discovered in 1973 by a blackjack dealer who sold the claim to two men who formed Lander Blue Turquoise Corporation. The small deposit it was referred to as a “hat mine”, a term used to describe floats of turquoise so small they could be “covered with a hat”.

The matrix colors range from blue to golden brown to black and sometimes with golden flecks (sometimes called “fools gold” or iron pirite) which is very desirable. Novica’s collection of sterling silver jewelry from Mexico features unique dangle earrings, pendant necklaces, and hundred of other unique pieces. Our galley of jewelry is handcrafted by talented artisans in Mexico. I work for a company that sells .925 silver jewelry, but I buy my jewelry from Mexico Sterling.

Persian Turquoise has been mined for more than 4000 years. It is found in a variety of colors and matrix patterns. It is often rich blue and distinguished by white flecks or patches. Many Turquoise mines throughout Nevada produce beautiful shades of green turquoise ranging from lime green to a rich dark green. Some of the more famous mines are the Royston, Blue Gem, Orvil Jack, Carico Lake, Battle Mountain, Pilot Mountain, and the Fox mine. Dry Creek Very pale blue color because there is very little copper or iron in the ground where it forms.

Stones from the same mine that are white, with no trace of blue or green color, are called White Buffalo Stone because the white buffalo is a very rare and sacred buffalo. Crow Springs Turquoise Mine is located near Tonopah, Nevada. It is only about 30 miles from the more famous Royston Mine. Crow Springs is known for stone having light green color with a bright red matrix .

Green Malaysian Jade Gemstone silver-wire wrapped earrings. This stone typically has dark smoky swirls with brilliant blue windows. Synthetic and Lab Grown Turquoise have the same chemical composition and physical look of natural turquoise. If you are looking at two turquoise bracelets one at $30 and the other at $500, what is the difference? Well, there are many uses and misuses of the word turquoise.

These earrings are beautiful to look at, light in weight and nicely crafted to just the right size for me. They arrived gently packed, each earring in its own little plastic bag so as not to get tangled. Our jewelry-makers use the hammering and oxidizing techniques in the accessories’ production and do inlay work. Will usually ship within 2 business days of receiving cleared payment. Linen jewelry pouch with corresponding stone cards included.