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Nuggets

Turquoise has been a highly popular semi-precious gem to many societies from the Egyptians to the Aztecs since ancient times. Turquoise is a very porous material, so heat, light, oils, and chemicals can have a negative effect on the stones color and luster. Turquoise is most popular in southwestern fashions. Use turquoise beads with sterling silver beads and charms, and heishi shells.

Item Details:

Turquoise Nugget 3-7mm Nacozari
Picture of 99ST413-9, Turquoise Nugget 3-7mm Nacozari
99ST413-9

1 ST $39.95 ($39.95 per ST)

2 ST $71.35 ($35.67 per ST)

3 ST $87.70 ($29.23 per ST)

4 ST $112.45 ($28.11 per ST)

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Shape: Nacozari Mexican Turquoise
Size: Nuggets
Finish: 06-10mm
Material: Stabilized Nacozari Turquoise
Made in: Mexico
Description: This superior gem quality Mexican turquoise comes from the Nacozari mine in Sonora, Mexico. Nacozari turquoise is sometimes shortened to Naco or Nako turquoise. Turquoise from the Nacozari mine is a bright robin's egg blue with little matrix.
Turquoise has been a highly popular semi-precious gem to many societies from the Egyptians to the Aztecs since ancient times. Turquoise is a very porous material, so heat, light, oils, and chemicals can have a negative effect on the stones color and luster. Because of this trait, most turquoise on today's jewelry market has been treated or "stabilized" with a plastic resin. Turquoise is most popular in southwestern fashions. Use turquoise beads with sterling silver beads and heishi shells.
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