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About Durango Silver Company

  • Founded 1976
  • Owner Durango Silver Company
  • HQ Durango, Colorado
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  • Mineral Testing - Assaying

    Mineral Testing - Assaying X-Ray Diffraction of mineral and ore specimens in New Mexico New Mexico Bureau of Geology - NM Tech. 801 Leroy Place Socorro, NM 87801 Attn: Virgil Lueth 505 835-5140 Send a sample of your material, approximately 1" square, which will be crushed and x-rayed for mineral content and analyses. I would also send another piece that he could relate to in the description. Send check for $30.00 to: NMBGMR-NM Tech and write X-Ray Lab in memo area of check. Expect approximately two or three


  • Hachita Turquoise Mine

    Cerrillos is not only an uncommon and unique form of native New Mexican turquoise, but has a history entwined with both ancient Native peoples of the Southwest and more recent American mining companies. Cerrillos turquoise was created and mined under unusual circumstances. It is the only turquoise that formed at the base of a volcano. Thus, a variety of colors developed from the minerals in the various volcanic host stones. In fact, the Cerrillos produce seventy-five colors, from tan to khaki-green to rich,


  • Silver

    Silver producing a million troy ounces of Silver per year. After the first century A.D. the Spanish Silver trade began developing new Silver Mines in other parts of Europe. The overall production of Silver remained about the same until 1500 AD when new technologies for recovering Silver and new resources were found by the Spaniards in the New World. Silver is a precious metal and has been highly valued since approximately 4000 B.C. The first source of silver was in what we now know as Turkey. Craftsmen


  • Fort Defiance Trading Post, Arizona

    The Fort Defiance Trading Post, Az. Vintage Turquoise Jewelry Collection An Indian Traders Dream Story Fort Defiance Trading Post, Arizona In the fall of 1982, I was sitting in front of the fireplace at my Trading Post called "Canyon Collectors" in Durango Colorado with an old cowboy friend. An old car pulled into my parking lot and as I looked at it I thought I saw Navajo Rugs stacked to the sealing in the back seat. I said to my friend "Jed", watch me buy an old Indian Turquoise Jewelry collection and we


  • Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Pendant

    Here are two very different examples of a handmade that was handcrafted by a skilled artisan. Above to the left is a very unique Sterling Silver and Turquoise pendant by John Hartman. This amulet is equally focused on the gemstone as it is the high grade natural American Turquoise gemstone. The design of the Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Pendant resembles a rooster which is made of hand tooled, repose and stamp work designs accented with raindrop designs. The rooster's stomach is made of a round Sleeping Beauty


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  • Portfolio Blue Gem Turquoise Roundel Bead Necklace Bracelet and Earring Set

    Portfolio Blue Gem Turquoise Roundel Bead Necklace Bracelet and Earring Set Product Code: DSN00079 Bright blue corduroy style, roundel cut, Blue Gem Turquoise bead necklace, bracelet and earring set by Nattarika Hartman. This set matches perfectly! The necklace is a great length for everyday wear and featured 8mm roundel bead separated by 6mm roundel bead. These great blue Turquoise beads are from the Nevada Blue Gem mine in Nevada, USA. The necklace is finished off with a fancy flower and leaf hook and eye