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The great American turquoise rush: 1890-1910

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Sunstone Press,
Pub. Date:
2017.
Language:
English
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The Great American Turquoise Rush was the period of the largest concerted effort to mine, process and market turquoise in the history of the United States. It started when traditional markets for the clear sky blue Persian turquoise closed and the east coast jewelers, who controlled the jewelry trade in the United States, were forced from necessity to reappraise the quality of turquoise from the southwest. The efforts to control this new market were begun in New Mexico but would expand into other states. This is the true story of that time, largely forgotten or remembered only from oral tradition.

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full_title great american turquoise rush 1890 1910
author chambless philip
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subject_facet Turquoise mines and mining -- United States -- History
title_display The great American turquoise rush : 1890-1910
title_full The great American turquoise rush : 1890-1910 / Philip Chambless and Mike Ryan
title_short The great American turquoise rush :
title_sub 1890-1910
topic_facet History, Turquoise mines and mining