Frequently Asked Questions
Are dark veins in turquoise good or bad?

Although demand for turquoise with fine color and no visible inclusions is consistent worldwide, some collectors prefer the look of turquoise with spiderweb patterns of matrix. Black colored matrix is usually most preferred for contrast but matrix can also be brown, yellow, and other colors.

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