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Where does Turquoise come from?

Posted by barlowsgems on 10th May 2019

Turquoise is found in the southwest of the United States, mostly in Arizona and Nevada, and down into Sonora, Mexico. Most of the Turquoise

Caring for your Cabochon Stone Jewelry

Posted by Debbie Barlow on 20th Apr 2019

As most people are aware, stones have varying degrees of hardness. Though, by their very nature, stones are one of nature’s most durable c

Queen Zar's Arm and Turquoise Bracelets

Posted by Debbie Barlow on 4th Apr 2019

I try to give lots of interesting information on all things rock and mineral related. I use my husband, the Graduate Gemologist and exper

Dinosaur Digging in Wyoming!

Posted by Debbie Barlow on 15th Oct 2018

As many of you know we spent the month of August near Medicine Bow, Wyoming digging dinosaur bones. (Again-thank you to my patient custome