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Carico Valley Turquoise (Blue) Discs
Size of Individual Bead: 10mm Discs
Size of Bead Hole: Suitable for a Size #8-10 Silk Cord
Length of Strand: Approx. 16 Inches
Treatment: Stabilized, natural color
9 in stock
We love Carico greens so much it is sometimes easy to forget that there is some magnificent blue Carico Turquoise as well. One of the family of “Carico” mines –Carico Valley, Carico Lake and Carico Mountain are all within approx. 20 miles of each other– Carico is one of the Nevada Turquoise mines famous for producing both natural blue Turquoise and natural green Turquoise. (While the green Turquoise ranges from a dark forest green to a bright shade that can only be described as “lizard” the blue Carico is a classic Turquoise blue, occasionally interspersed with a faint greenish tinge.) These handcut rounded 10mm discs are the classic natural blue with a faint hint of green. The uneven color is proof of their natural origins. Stabilized. Natural color. Processed and cut in the United States. Mix with Jet to make the blue “pop”. Take two strands and make a full suite of bracelets and necklace.
Want to see where the Carico Turquoise Mine is? Check out our interactive Turquoise Mines Map and toggle over central Nevada.