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Natural, Stabilized, Treated, Fake, and Synthetic Turquoise

An article by Lee Anderson This article discusses various types of turquoise as they relate to the jewelry industry. Natural This turquoise comes directly from the mine. It is cut, shaped, polished, and set into jewelry. Perhaps it had only … Continue reading

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Turquoise Quality

An article by Lee Anderson We could write pages on this and still not cover the subject. In the earliest of times — up to the late 1800s — certainly, the pure blue without matrix was considered the best. It … Continue reading

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