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Sixties Modern Turquoise and Gold Ring
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1960s, 14k, American. This American modernist ring blends clean curving lines with a spotlessly bright blue turquoise. Brilliantly sixties, the look is next-level hippie chic! ...
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1960s Modern Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Antique Turquoise and Old European Cut Diamond 18k Yellow Gold Pendant
Located in Washington, DC
A stunning Turquoise and Diamond pendant! The cabochon cut Turquoise is prong set with a single row of graduating old European cut diamonds surrounding. There are 20 Diamonds in to...
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Late 19th Century Victorian Antique Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Angela Cummings Gold and Turquoise Drop Earrings
Located in Atlanta, GA
Angela Cummings began her career with Tiffany & Co. in 1968 and left to begin her own company in 1984. This pair of drop turquoise earrings is a great example of her attraction to co...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 18k Gold

Charles Loloma Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, and Gold Cuff Bracelet, circa 1975
Located in New York, NY
A bracelet composed of stacked turquoise segments of varying widths set atop the cuff, mixed with 4 lapis lazuli segments and two yellow gold segments; mounted in 18-karat yellow gol...
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1970s Native American Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Lapis Lazuli, Turquoise, Gold

Carved Turquoise Bead and 18 Karat Yellow Gold Dangle Earrings
Located in Washington, DC
A gorgeous pair of carved Turquoise bead and 18K yellow gold dangle earrings. The ribbed Turquoise measure 14.70mm in width, each suspended from a matte finish geometric gold clip. ...
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Late 20th Century Retro Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Turquoise Diamond 18 Karat White Gold Earrings
Located in Valenza , IT
Handcrafted in Margherita Burgener workshop, Valenza, Italy, in 18K white gold, featuring a this layer of natural turquoise of excellent quality and color. The earclips have collap...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, 18k Gold, White Gold

18 ct White Gold Pendant Earrings with Tsavorite, Turquoise, Topaz and Diamonds
Located in Vannes, FR
Elégantes Boucles d'oreilles pendantes avec ces pierres de Topazes,Tsavorites et ces Diamants sur de l'Or Blanc qui brillent aux changement de lumières. Leurs fermoirs à clips assure...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Turquoise Jewelry

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Tsavorite, Turquoise, Diamond, Topaz, White Gold

Red Stone Turquoise Ruby Rose Gold Earrings Handcrafted in Italy
Located in Milano, IT
Beautiful dangle earrings in 9 karat rose gold with red stones, turquoise and ruby. The length of each earring is 55 mm / 2.165 inches. Each item is stamped with the Italian gold mar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Turquoise Jewelry

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Ruby, Turquoise, 9k Gold, Rose Gold

Turquoises Sapphires 9 Karat Rose Gold Dangle Earrings Handcrafted in Italy
Located in Milano, IT
Dangle earrings with natural sapphires and genuine blue turquoises featuring a star charm. Each earring is handcrafted in 9 karat rose gold with 4 nugget cut sapphires and 3 nugget c...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Sapphire, Turquoise, 9k Gold, Rose Gold

Carlo Viani Earrings with Quartz, Amethyst, Turquoise, Vanilla Diamonds, Silver
Located in Great Neck, NY
Carlo Viani® Earrings featuring cts. Champagne Quartz, cts. Grape Amethyst™, cts. Robins Egg Blue Turquoise™, 1/10 cts. Vanilla Diamonds® set in SLV. Please feel free to reach out wi...
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2010s Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Amethyst, White Diamond, Quartz, Sterling Silver

Large Pear Shaped Natural Persian Turquoise and Diamond 18 Karat Cocktail Ring
Located in Tustin, CA
Stunning and totally dazzling, 18 karat white gold natural Persian turquoise and diamond cocktail ring features a 4.06 carat intense "Robins Egg Blue" pear shaped Persian turquoise i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, White Diamond, 18k Gold, White Gold

Mint Green Tourmaline Ring 18.04 Carat
Located in Beverly Hills, CA
Exceptional 18.04 carat cushion-cut Mint Green Tourmaline, showcased in a hand crafted 18K yellow gold ring. Size 6. Re-sizing is complimentary upon request. Returns are accepted an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Black Diamond, Star Sapphire, Other, Brown Diamond, Spinel, Emerald, Tan...

Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Diamond Sapphire Dangle Drop Earring in 18 Karat Gold
Located in Hong Kong, HK
This earring features 2 pear shape and 2 round turquoise from the prominent Sleeping Beauty Mine. Famous for it solid, light blue color with no matrix. Turquoise weight 22.4 carats, ...
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2010s Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Diamond, Sapphire, 18k Gold, White Gold, Gold

Rose Gold Amulet Evil Eye Mother of Pearl Turquoise Onyx Cufflinks
Located in Milano, IT
The myth of the evil eye has intrigued people for thousands of years! Believed the bring the wearer good luck, these cufflinks are made in rose gold and the eye is made in mother of...
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2010s Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Onyx, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Rose Gold

GIA Certified Turquoise Diamond White Gold Dangle Drop Earrings
Located in Stamford, CT
Natural turquoise dangle earrings in 18k white gold with diamond accents. GIA certified natural color with a protective coating commonly treated with a surface coating to establish l...
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Mid-20th Century Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, White Gold

Mattioli Puzzle Collection 18 Karat Rose Gold Ring with Diamonds and 3 Puzzles
Located in Bilbao, ES
Mattioli Puzzle Collection 18 Karat Rose Gold Ring with Diamonds and 3 Puzzles READY TO SHIP *Shipment of this piece is not affected by COVID-19. Orders ++ Ring in rose gold and Di...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Onyx, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold

Seaman Schepps Multistone Earrings
Located in Darnestown, MD
Colorful multistone earrings by Seaman Schepps with a variety of stones that include: Lapis lazuli; onyx; turquoise; coral; jade; cat's eye and carnelian. The stones are round, oval...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Carnelian, Coral, Onyx, Turquoise, Cat’s Eye, 18k Gold

Tiffany & Co Retro Diamond Turquoise 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in New York, NY
Beautifully designed and masterfully handcrafted this retro ring from Tiffany & Co bands of bright white and lively round brilliant cut diamonds and turquoise cabochon separated by b...
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1940s Retro Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Diamond, 18k Gold

Kingman Mine Turquoise, Diamond and Gold Nugget 18 Karat Men's Ring
Located in Logan, UT
This bright robin’s egg blue of Kingman Mine turquoise is completely natural, and looks gorgeous with the rich 18kt gold color. The classic style of this men's ring is a perfect comp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Gold, Yellow Gold

Etruscan Turquoise Earring Surrounded by Brilliant White Topaz in 14k Gold
Located in Austin, TX
These turquoise earrings have an amazing Etruscan detailing with nice size topaz gems surrounding the turquoise. The earrings are solid 14 karat gold with 14 karat gold posts and bac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Turquoise Jewelry

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Topaz, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Evil Eye White & Black Diamond Blue Enamel 18 Karat White Gold Necklace Pendant
Located in New York, NY
Power Of The Evil Eye! The Iconic Nazar Necklace In 18 Karat White Gold With A Futuristic Turquoise Eye Motif In Diamonds And Black Diamonds. 18K White Gold Total Diamond Weight: 0....
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Late 20th Century Artisan Turquoise Jewelry

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White Diamond, Black Diamond, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Enamel, White Gold

14k Yellow Gold & Turquoise Station Bar Bracelet
Located in Great neck, NY
Quality Gemstone Bar Bracelet: Focused on design and detail, these beautiful colored gemstone bracelet of your choice features a station bar design and Is crafted of 14k yellow gold....
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Yellow Gold

Diamond & Turquoise Bezel Set Ring with Milgrain in 18 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in Hong Kong, Kowloon
This diamond and gemstone collection showcases elegant pieces that are extremely versatile and a timeless addition to your jewelry collection. These pieces are part of our dainty and...
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21st Century and Contemporary Modern Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, White Diamond, Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, Rose Gold, White Gold...

Vintage Carousel Charm 14k Gold Merry Go Round Ride Pendant Mechanical Moves
Located in Torrance, CA
Finely detailed vintage Carousel charm crafted in 14k yellow gold (circa 1960s). Turquoise and garnet cabochons are set into the canopy of the charm. Note: one garnet is missing. ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Turquoise Jewelry

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Garnet, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

14K Gold Dainty Turquoise and Zircon Ring
Located in ISTANBUL, TR
Dainty Turquoise And Zircon Ring, Diamond Ring, İndex Finger Ring,Minimalist Style Ring, Pinky Ring, Gift For Her created by hands from ring to the stone shapes. Good ideas of dainty...
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2010s Art Nouveau Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 14k Gold

Zuni Sleeping Beauty Needle Point Turquoise Bracelet
By Zuni
Located in Coeur d Alene, ID
Zuni sterling silver bracelet with beautiful stones of Sleeping Beauty needle point turquoise. Signed "G" and "AB." Solid and sturdy with classic bead and twisted rope borders. Nice ...
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1920s Native American Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Turquoise and Blue Sapphire Victorian Dangle Earrings with Diamond
Located in New York, NY
Serenic blues all over! These matching Victorian danglers are featured with circular frames adorned with diamonds (IJ Color, I1 Clarity) and blue sapphires, swinging with droplets of...
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2010s Victorian Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Blue Sapphire, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Sterling Silver

Natural Blue Turquoise Round Cabochon 9 Karat Yellow Gold Earring Studs
Located in Bristol, GB
Blue Turquoise Yellow Gold Earring Studs. Beautiful 5mm matching pair of turquoise stones with excellent colour, clarity and round cabochon cut. Set in lightweight 9k yellow gold s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Gold, 9k Gold, Yellow Gold

Turquoise Wrap Ring, Sterling Silver 6 Ct Turquoise Organic Genuine Natural
Located in Austin, TX
Genuine, natural organic turquoise wrap ring! The ring has a large turquoise with an interesting matrix (only one) in a wrapped design. This wrap design works well to adjust on diff...
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21st Century and Contemporary Art Deco Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

22K Gold Hand Crafted Oval Arizona Turquoise Wavey Pattern Ring
Located in Istanbul, TR
22K Gold Hand Crafted Oval Arizona Turquoise Wavey Pattern Ring Center Stone : 7.35 ct's Other Diamonds : 0.51 ct's Weight of Gold : 20.55 Gram / 22K
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21st Century and Contemporary Arts and Crafts Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 22k Gold

Signed Native American Zuni Silver and Turquoise Chandelier Earrings
Located in New York, NY
Signed Native American Zuni Silver and Turquoise Chandelier Fringe Earrings c.1970s Beautiful, long and dramatic and influenced by Spanish jewelry Length: 73.36mm Width at widest p...
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20th Century Native American Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Silver, Sterling Silver

Ovoidal Turquoise Earring
Located in Jaipur, RJ
The Ovoidal Turquoise Earrings are simple but electrifying. Their size makes a bold statement, but their petite textured lines ensure you achieve a classy look. Pair these with a whi...
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2010s Modern Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Vermeil

Natkina Turquoise Sapphire 15 Carat Topaz Garnet Diamond 18 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Montreux, CH
Diamond 15-0.31ct-3 / 5А Topaz 1 - Oval-15.18ct Op (2) / 1A Garnet 12 - KB long-11.21ct 2 / 2A Turquoise 24-0.3 ct Yellow sapphire 190 - Round-5.46ct 1 / 2A Matching earrings availa...
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2010s Baroque Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Garnet, Sapphire, Yellow Sapphire, Topaz, Turquoise, 18k Gold

Ribbed Turquoise and 18 Karat Yellow Matte Gold Necklace
Located in Washington, DC
The perfect necklace to wear all the time! This 25.00 inch necklace features 14.70mm carved ribbed turquoise beads with a beautifully handcrafted matte finish 18K yellow god link. ...
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Late 20th Century Retro Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold

AJD Very Elegant Inspired Bamboo Coral, Turquoise, and Spinel Necklace
Located in Tuxedo Park , NY
Beautiful natural polished red Bamboo Coral accented with Blue/green natural Turquoise rondels and enhanced with sparkling gem cut black Spinel set in an elegant necklace with a ster...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Coral, Spinel, Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Turquoise Drop 18 Karat Gold Pear Tear Drop Modern Cocktail Earwire Earrings
Located in Milano, IT
Marvelous 5 carat Turquoise pear drop jewel, embellished with 18 karat yellow gold in a unique earwire earring. Let Intini Our traditonal Handmade Milanese brand, surprise you with f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Arts and Crafts Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

18.29 Carat Turquoise and Diamond Gold Cocktail Ring Estate Fine Jewelry
Located in Montreal, QC
Simply Beautiful finely detailed Cocktail Ring, center set with a securely nestled 18.29 Carat oval Natural Turquoise surrounded by 24 Diamonds, weighing approx. 2.60 total Carat wei...
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Mid-20th Century Modernist Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, Gold, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Turquoise-Set Antique Bangle Bracelet
Located in Litchfield, CT
Circa 1880s, 14k, American. This wearable bangle, borrowed from the Victorians, celebrates America's love affair with revival aesthetics. The look is wonderfully interpretive with a...
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1880s Victorian Antique Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Edwardian Turquoise, Pearl, and Diamond Brooch
Located in London, GB
An Edwardian turquoise, pearl and diamond brooch, to the centre with an oval diamond-set flower set with a pearl, surrounded by twenty one cabochon turquoises, suspending an articula...
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Early 20th Century Edwardian Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Pearl, Turquoise

Retro Turquoise Ruby Sapphire Yellow White Diamonds 18 Carats Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Paris, FR
Retro ring set with 12 cabochon turquoise, 8 sapphires, 12 round and brilliant cut burmese rubies, and 6 brilliant old cut diamonds, one of which is yellow. Burmese rubies, most of ...
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1960s Retro Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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White Diamond, Yellow Diamond, Ruby, Sapphire, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yell...

18kt Yellow Gold and Turquoise Knot Earclips
Located in Firenze, IT
Knot earclips with round turquoise Size:23mm Weight:20gr.
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1960s Retro Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Stambolian Aged Silver 18k Gold Cable Bracelet Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Diamond
Located in Boca Raton, FL
Stambolian Aged Silver 18K Gold Cable Bracelet Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Diamond This unique bracelet features three sections of Turquoise with four stones in each with a diamond in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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White Diamond, Turquoise, Sterling Silver, Silver, 18k Gold

Turquoise, Champagne Diamond & Sapphire Dangling Earring in 14 Karat Yellow Gold
Located in New York, NY
Turquoise, Champagne Diamond & Sapphire Dangling Earring In 14 Karat Yellow Gold Each Pear shape turquoise about 3.5 to 4 carat in the drop and approximately 2.5 ct in the stud par...
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Early 20th Century Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, Sapphire, Yellow Gold, 14k Gold

Turquoise Diamond 14 Karat Gold Ring
Located in Hoffman Estate, IL
This ring has been meticulously crafted from 14-karat gold. It is hand set in 3.1 carats turquoise and .45 carats of sparkling diamonds. The ring is a size 7 and may be resized to l...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, Gold, 14k Gold

Zuni Turquoise and Sterling Earrings
By Zuni
Located in Coeur d Alene, ID
Stunning and light Zuni Native American earrings with Sleeping Beauty turquoise and dangling silver spoons. Beautiful hanging earrings and just the right weight (not too heavy). PER...
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Early 20th Century Native American Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Turquoise Studs
Located in Houston, TX
A timeless classic, our turquoise studs are a must have and the perfect way to add a bit of color. Made in New York of solid 14kt Gold and beautiful turquoise.
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2010s Modern Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, 14k Gold

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3.60 Carats Natural Turquoise and Diamond 14k Solid Yellow Gold Ring
Located in Los Angeles, CA
3.60 Carats Impressive Natural Turquoise and Diamond 14K Yellow Gold Ring Suggested Replacement Value $4,500.00 Total Natural Oval Turquoise Weight is: Approx. 3.20 Carats Turquo...
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2010s Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

Turquoise and Emerald Contemporary Drop Earrings in Yellow Gold
Located in Porto, PT
Rosior by Manuel Rosas Contemporary Drop Earrings Manufactured in 19,2k Yellow Gold and setted with: - 14 Pear cut Turquoises with 9,68ct - 302 Emeralds with 1,19ct Black Rhodium fin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Emerald, Turquoise, Gold, Yellow Gold, Rhodium

David Yurman Pearl Turquoise Iolite Topaz 18 Karat Gold Briola Station Necklace
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Necklace is comprised of stylized twisted cable links alternating with smoothly polished links With round pearl stations measuring from 8.3 to 8.7 mm - white in body color with very...
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Late 20th Century Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Iolite, Pearl, Topaz, Turquoise, Blue Topaz, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

.10 Carat Ruby Turquoise Onyx Yellow Gold Cat Brooch
Located in Stamford, CT
1950's handmade mid-century cat brooch. Oval Persian turquoise with 2 oval onyx and one ruby key set in 18k yellow gold. 18 White gold whiskers. 2 oval cabochon onyx 6mm x 4mm 1 ...
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Mid-20th Century Turquoise Jewelry

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Onyx, Ruby, Turquoise, Gold, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

14k White Gold 0.08 Carat Diamond Sapphire & Turquoise Evil Eye Necklace
Located in Great neck, NY
This striking Evil Eye Necklace crafted of 14K Gold features Luscious Blue Sapphires which trace the outline of a Turquoise eye, with white diamonds ensuring that the gaze won't wave...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Sapphire, Turquoise, 14k Gold, White Gold

Genuine Carved Turquoise Blue Sapphire Cabochons 14 Kt Yellow Gold Fashion Ring
Located in Bangkok, TH
An Irregular Exagon shape Turquoise measuring 26 x 33 mm. and 6 mm thick with 2 small round Blue Sapphire cabochons set in 14 Kt gold is mounted on top of a 14 Kt. yellow gold sh...
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Early 2000s Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Blue Sapphire, Turquoise, Yellow Gold

Handcraft Paste of Turquoise 18 Karat Yellow Gold Rope Necklace
Located in Marcianise, IT
For any problems related to some materials contained in the items that do not allow shipping and require specific documents that require a particular period, please contact the selle...
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21st Century and Contemporary Artisan Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Yellow Gold, 18k Gold

Vintage 1970's 14K Yellow Gold Bangle Bracelet with Turquoise and Seed Pearls
Located in Boston, MA
Vintage 1970's 14K Yellow Gold Bangle Bracelet with Turquoise and Seed Pearls - The bangle contains 7 small turquoise stones and 8 ribbons of seed pearls - 6 pearls in each. The brac...
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1970s Retro Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Pearl, Turquoise, 14k Gold, Yellow Gold

H. Fred Skaggs Arizona Modern Sterling Silver Sea Foam Turquoise Necklace
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Sterling silver and sea foam turquoise pendant necklace created by H. Fred Skaggs of Scottsdale, Arizona. Pendant nugget measures 2.5" and suspends from a 20" handmade chain. In ve...
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1970s Modernist Vintage Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Alex Jona Turquoise Quartz 18 Karat Yellow Gold Dangle Earrings
Located in Torino, IT
Alex Jona design collection, hand crafted in Italy, 18 Karat yellow gold drop earrings set with a crazy cut Quartz over Turquoise, weighing 9.36 carats. Dimensions : H 1.77 in x W 0....
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21st Century and Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Multi-gemstone, Quartz, Turquoise, 18k Gold, Yellow Gold

Turquoise and Diamond Necklace, Clarity VS1/VS2, Color F
Located in London, GB
Turquoise and diamond pin mounted as a necklace. There are 43 blue and green cabochon turquoises and 66 diamonds. There is approximatively 0,67 carats of diamonds and the turquoises ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Turquoise Jewelry

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Diamond, Turquoise, 18k Gold, White Gold

White Buffalo Turquoise and Sterling Ring
Located in Coeur d Alene, ID
Large Navajo White Buffalo mine turquoise ring set in sterling silver two bands on sides looping into three bands. Nice black and white contrast. PERIOD: Contemporary ORIGIN: Navajo...
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Late 20th Century Native American Turquoise Jewelry

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Turquoise, Sterling Silver

Vintage and Antique Turquoise Jewelry

The thought of vintage and antique turquoise jewelry often conjures up images of striking Navajo bracelets and necklaces worn with a denim shirt and cowboy boots. This all-American look has been celebrated by fashion designers like Ralph Lauren and Tommy Hilfiger on their runways and in ad campaigns. In the October 2016 issue of Vogue magazine, Tom Ford said he only wears turquoise jewelry at his Santa Fe ranch. So what is it about this gorgeous blue-green stone that makes us wish that we were born in December?

It’s not surprising that turquoise is abundant in New Mexico and Arizona because, according to the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), it needs to be in “dry and barren regions where acidic, copper-rich groundwater seeps downward and reacts with minerals that contain phosphorus and aluminum.

Turquoise is not found in a single crystal but is a combination of microcrystals. Its appearance, waxy and opaque, is attributed to its structure and composition. “It’s an aggregate of microscopic crystals that form a solid mass. If the crystals are packed closely together, the material is less porous, so it has a finer texture. Fine-textured turquoise has an attractive, waxy luster when it’s polished. Turquoise with a less-dense crystal structure has higher porosity and coarser texture, resulting in a dull luster when it’s polished,” notes the GIA. Since no one wants to set a dull piece of turquoise, porous turquoise is often treated to make the stone more attractive.

In the United States, there have been discoveries of turquoise from 200 B.C. It is not just loose turquoise stones that have been found, but entire suites of jewelry from prehistoric times. In the late 19th-century, the Navajo Indians, who learned silversmithing from the Spanish, started to make beads out of turquoise and eventually combined it with silver around the 1880s. Initially this jewelry was for ceremonial purposes, but it became fashionable once the tourism in the Southwest picked up in the beginning of the 20th century.

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