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The Turquoise Facts website is owned by Turquoise Mine owners and Miners of Turquoise. The
information is accurate to the best of our ability and knowldege. You will find great information regarding Turquoise, an American Turquoise Mine listing with examples of Turquoise stones and much more for your refferance and learning. You will also find important Turquoise Facts, links and where to buy Turquoise Cabs as well as Turquoise Jewelry.

Natural Bisbee Turquoise Nugget from the Hartman Collection

A Turquoise Fact - Turquoise has been one of the worlds most popular stones for thousands of years, and right now it is as hot as it has ever been in the fashion market, worldwide! Although Turquoise goes through fads here in the United States, it has become one of the favored gemstones worn by Americans today. Turquoise has also been very popular in many other parts of the world for thousands of years. It is not a new gemstone by any means as it has been claimed to be the first noted gemstone found by mankind. Turquoise comes in a variety of colors, from all shades of blue to all shades of green, although rare, even yellow, red, brown and white.

More Turquoise Facts - Turquoise and Turquoise Jewelry worldwide has surged in and out of fashion like a strobe light, yet never really losing its popularity, just being more popular at certain times than others. From as far back as 6,000 B.C., turquoise has been mined, traded, and revered by ancient cultures in Egypt, Persia, Turkey, and China as well as in the New World, by the Aztecs, Incas, and tribes of the southwestern United States and Mexico.

Even more Turquoise Facts - There are many great deposits of Turquoise in several areas of the world which we cover in this site. The western United States has some fabulous Turquoise deposits which are very dear to collectors worldwide and are extensively covered in this site due to our American origin. We cover all colors of turquoise, not just blue, infact as of late the greens and more rare colors have been very popular and much more desireable.

The Ultimate Turquoise Fact

This website is dedicated to the love of this wonderful gemstone, Turquoise. Our family, the Hartmans of Durango, Colorado USA are avid collectors of American Turquoise and have a large display for sale and for viewing at Durango Silver Company which is Four miles west of Durango on Hwy 160, the main Hwy to Mesa Verde National Park. We hope you will enjoy this information as much as I love sharing it with you. Bookmark us and come back often as we will continue to update the site as obtain additional materials and information.

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