Bisbee Arizona Rough & Cabs

Bisbee Cabochon before and after polishing
Bisbee Cabochon before and after polishing

Above, Bisbee, Arizona natural turquoise in both the “slabbed” and finished “cab” form.

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Bisbee turquoise in it’s purist form, straight out of the ground…as natural as it gets! Most notably, the specimen has the red/brown host rock that is inherent to this variety of turquoise.

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Again, natural Bisbee turquoise with classic lavender host rock.



First of all, provenance of turquoise is important, and it doesn’t get much better than this! Equally important, I purchase this Bisbee Turquoise nugget directly from the grand daughter of Alfred Edwin Niemi. Consequently, Mr. Niemi is the former Supervisor of Mining operations in Bisbee, Arizona.

Spiderweb Bisbee Turquoise
Spiderweb Bisbee Turquoise Cabochons                                                                                                                                                                                                        Finally, this is the most unusual Bisbee Turquoise that I have come across.

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