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~ Mohave turquoise ~ It is composed of small chunks of natural blue turquoise (some with fabulous spiderwebbing), to which they added purple dye and a brassy-bronze metallic.
cabochon of Mohave purple turquoise. My cousin purchased a block of this vividly colored material from the nice folks who mine Kingman turquoise in Arizona. It is composed of small chunks of natural blue turquoise, to which they added red dye and a brassy-bronze metallic. From there, I'm told the proprietary process is very much the same as with other stabilized turquoise, using a combination of heat and compression, and this is the end result. Beautifully rich coloration, with plenty of contras
Turquoise- My birth stone; Can assist creative problem solving and calm the nerves when speaking in public. It is also believed to stabilise mood swings, dissolve self-sabotage and allow self-expression.