Spider Web Turquoise & Sterling Necklace Highly Likely Number 8 Mine J13.25 $400.00
12 Oval cabochons measuring - .75” & a 1.75” x 1.25” faceted center mount Number 8 Turquoise - character in its appearance - golden brown to black distinctive spider web matrix and unique bright powder blue and green background - valued for its beauty and reputed spiritual and life giving qualities.
South Western Spider Web Turquoise Cabochons, very rare - The Number 8 Turquoise mine was discovered in 1925 and first mined in 1929. The Number 8 mine is located in Eureka County Nevada. Since 1976 there has been no Number 8 Turquoise mined. The Turquoise is a collector’s item–because once the reserve is gone there will be no more material released onto the market. The Gold Mining Company owns the claim to the Number 8 mine and it has been swallowed up by the gold mining operations.