Sterling silver bolo tie with Morenci turquoise by E.M. Teller
Morenci Magic: Spotlight on Morenci Turquoise
June 28, 2019

Because no new Morenci turquoise is being excavated in Arizona, the gemstone is considered rare and is coveted by avid jewelry collectors. What has already been utilized in existing jewelry, or in the case of loose stones hoarded by aficionados, is all that’s out there.

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Turquoise cuff bracelets by Aaron Anderson utilizing the tufa stone-casting process
Tufa Cast Sterling Jewelry: An Organic Take on Texture
June 7, 2019

Native American-made jewelry from the southwestern United States is in a class of its own. Pieces are crafted by hand and…

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Spiny oyster shell is a colorful, versatile choice for fine jewelry designers.
Spotlight on Spiny Oyster Jewelry
May 1, 2019

Perhaps you’ve noticed a particular orange shade— a cheerful, saturated color which is warm, yet unfamiliar.

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Turquoise is found with matrix (veining), created by copper, iron, and other materials.
Touched by Turquoise: The Universal Appeal of Turquoise Jewelry
February 19, 2019

Many of the words used for turquoise in Native American languages translate as the ‘sky stone’ in English. Turquoise is believed to offer positive healing energy, to assist in communication, expression, mental functions, and protection.

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