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    Posted 2 years ago

    kyratango
    (429 items)

    I'm in love with matrix turquoises, besides the more affordable price, I prefer the markings in them to flawless stones.

    I've only few modernist pieces in my collection, but I had to catch this one, and for less than 100$ I consider it is a bargain!

    From the pics, I knew it wasn't those fake reconstituted turquoises widely encountered now...

    But, my knowledge is very limited on the different provenance of these turquoises... perhaps some aware collectors can enlight it for me? American or Asian mines???

    The unmarked silver necklace is 44cm long, weights 75 grams!
    It was full of grime, and one stone has a crack I secured with glue.

    All links are soldered close, mounting is rather well adapted to the freeform cabs.

    The construction and placement of the links make it laying comfortably flat on the neck.

    Very pleased with my latest buy :-D

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    Comments

    1. cameosleuth cameosleuth, 2 years ago
      Striking! I, too, prefer my turquoise with some matrix & also like greener stones, not those uniform sky blue ones. I'm far from expert, but stones do not look like any of the best known ones from American mines.
    2. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
      Very pretty, sorry I can’t help you with this.
    3. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Ha, thank you Cameosleuth for finding it striking too and for your lovely comment. :-D
      I see all in blue since I explored hundreds of turquoises identification images, lol!

      Many thanks for your early loves, Judy and Ms.CrystalShip !
    4. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Jean! Thank you!!!
    5. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
      Your welcome. I haven’t been on CW recently, I’m struck in the UK and the internet is rubbish also the weather is brrr cold and raining not nice.
    6. Peasejean55 Peasejean55, 2 years ago
      Oops, stuck not struck, lol.
    7. Newfld Newfld, 2 years ago
      Wow these matrix turquoise are beautiful stones, I really love them in this gorgeous necklace & this is my birthstone
    8. Ms.CrystalShip Ms.CrystalShip, 2 years ago
      I love turquoise in any color, mixed or not...
      My dear Mother collected...
      This piece is an exceptional find!
      Turquoise is skyrocketing in price...I know we
      are not to speak of such things so shhh. :)
    9. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 2 years ago
      As to the fourth photo it wears beautifully in the photo. Unfortunately I know so little about turquoise stones, I gave up trying to obtain a collection !~

    10. Agram.m Agram.m, 2 years ago
      I know so little about turquoise stones too but I like the color and the setting.
    11. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
      Very beautiful and I also like the matrix in it :-)
    12. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      Very pretty! Funny for the last two days I have been trying to post a couple pieces of turquoise I have recently purchased...here it comes. And best thing about it was I wanted to ask you about the earrings with the carnillean donut in them. You'll see.
    13. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      Maybe you'll find something here:

      http://realturquoise.com/?page_id=662
    14. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 2 years ago
      And just one more thing...you STOLE this necklace!!!
    15. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Jean, lol! I thought a moment you were beaten in England! ;-))

      Jenni, thank you! You deserve to get a beautiful turquoise for leaving such a nice comment! :-D

      Ms.C, thank you! Turquoises are so appealing in all varieties! Will you share some of your mother's here?

      Phil! Thanks my friend! I'm sure you'll manage to set up another nice collection if you begin to buy turquoises :-)

      Marga, Manikin, thank you! That was exactly my sentiment when I saw it!!!

      Share! Thanks for the link and the wonderful comments and love :-)
      I'll have a look to your donuts (oops! lol!).

      Huge collective thanks to all of you, 17 turquoises lovers!
    16. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Someone on another collector's site suggested the turquoises of my necklace come from Ubei area, in China, Yungai (Cloud Mountain) mine.
      See there on Durangosilver the page about them:
      https://www.durangosilver.com/chinese-spiderweb-turquoise-cabochons.html
      Very similar don't you think so? :-))
    17. valentino97 valentino97, 2 years ago
      Very nice! I've run across similar set gemstone bracelets and necklaces from China recently at gem and bead shows using large cabs from beryl, pearl to jaspers and turquoise.

      https://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/213716-howlite-bracelet-for-johi

      Never this exact matrix though which is so beautiful! Nice find :-)
    18. kyratango kyratango, 2 years ago
      Valentino, thank you for reminding me your nice howlite bracelet!
      Really same idea in the making, though mine is unmarked silver (had heavy tarnish!).
      I thought maybe Scandinavian vintage modernist, but as the turquoises are Chinese, it can be a well made Chinese vintage piece.
      Thank you for your comment and love, my friend!

      Thanks a lot for loving it, Karen :-)

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