Large Number 8 Turquoise Slabs One Pound Lot
Murals in Turquoise and stone, the compositions in these Number 8 Turquoise slabs are mother earth's creations. Like clouds and sky in the setting sun, the spiderweb patterns and nodules float across each Number 8 Turquoise slab in unique and mesmerizing ways. The color and patterns of Number 8 Turquoise have made it a favorite centerpiece in high end southwest and Native American jewelry. We use Number 8 Turquoise in some of our best selling jewelry, and we can't keep them in stock. This sliced Turquoise has been grouped and graded based on the characteristic to give you the highest possible yield when cutting gemstones. However, these slabs would sure make great specimens and unique additions to mineral collections, in this Turquoise lover's opinion. Check out the last photo to see some slabs of stone we grabbed at random and polished so you can see the quality when finished. This polished samples were photographed dry, in the other pictures the stones are wet. The desert provided us with sizes ranging from 3" up to 4-1/2" long. The slabs are about 10mm thick on average. This turquoise has great hardness, but is stabilized to prevent reacting to the environment and preserve the color. You will receive 1 pound of Number 8 Turquoise Slabbed Rough from the group pictured. Each 1 pound lot is different and the number and size of stones will vary.