This stone is from a six pound bag of 1970's Turquoise, rough cabochons. Over 300 of them. As large as 100 carats and waiting 40 years to be shaped and polished. Rare old stock natural, gem quality Turquoise.
1970's stock, AAAA Indian Mountain Turquoise Spiderweb A+ Gem grade cabochons, natural, rare old stock. Polished March 2016, from rough Cabochons originally cut in the 1970's This is old, all natural AAAA Turquoise at a great price.
54.45 Carats 12.2mm x 28mm/23mm/10mm $20 pr ct
Nevada mines such as Indian Mountain, Lone Mountain, and Carico Lake mines once produced a great variety of turquoise, included some of the finest examples of spider web turquoise as well as clear, deep-blue stones. Lone Mountain turquoise has always been noted for holding its color. Among all “classic” Southwestern turquoise, only Lander Blue is more valuable.
Turquoise is sacred to both Native American and oriental traditions. It is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart.
Turquoise is also a powerful crystal for relieving stress. It is also said to protect against pollution in the environment, and to bring abundance. Turquoise is said to also help speed the healing process, and is known as a master healer stone. It is very powerful for grounding and protection also. Turquoise is associated with the throat chakra primarily.