Turquoise Unearthed showcases exquisite examples of rough and polished natural turquoise from more than twenty famous "classic" mines, including Lander Blue, Number 8, Brisbane, and Lone Mountain. Appealing to rock hounds and serious collectors alike, Turquoise Unearthed is a definitive, contemporary visual guide. Here, too, are spectacular works by modern jewelers, along with fascinating ancient and historic Native Americian turquoise jewelry and cremeonial objects. Chapters include: Turquoise: The Sky Stone, Working With Turquoise, Buying Turquoise, Classic Southwestern Turquoise Mines, and Museums And Collections. An index and appendix of recommended reading is also presented.