This gorgeous Turquoise Cabachon has been cut from vintage Chinese Turquoise, believed to have been mined in the 1970's, beautiful matrix and color. It will be wonderful set in Sterling Silver as a Pendant, a Bolo Tie or wire wrapped in gold, silver or bronze. Collectible Cabachon.
Total weight is 30 carats/ 6 grams
Approximate measurements are 30mm X 33mm
You will receive the Turquoise Cabachon as pictured
Chinese Turquoise has become the most widely used Turquoise in the world. There is evidence of turquoise use in China dating at least as far back as 1700 BC as evidenced by a bronze plaque with turquoise overlay from the Erlitou culture site in Menan Province displayed at the Academy of Social Sciences in Beijing. Although some Turquoise was mined in China in ancient times, more commonly it was acquired in trade with Mongols, Persians, and Turks. Mostly the Chinese used turquoise for carvings and other art. Believed to bring good luck, it is worn set in rings and bracelets, as beads in necklaces. Northwest of Shanghai is the Ma'ashan turquoise mine, and the Hubei Province produces turquoise in colors reminiscent of the now closed mines in Nevada. This turquoise ranges in color from sky blue to spring green as well. Today there are no known producing mines .
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