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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

The most common imitation of turquoise encountered today is dyed howlite and magnesite, both white in their natural states, and the former also having natural (and convincing) black veining similar to that of turquoise. Dyed chalcedony, jasper, and marble is less common, and much less convincing.

Dragonfly necklace (copper, sterling silver, natural turquoise, blue topaz)


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