Breaking News! “TURQUOISE FEVER” Will Air On ISPN TV in July 2019!
Please check for the listing with your cable service and set your DVR to record this groundbreaking show!
“For three generations the Otteson clan has battled blistering hot days and freezing cold nights to unearth some of the most sought-after turquoise in the world. The conditions in the Great Basin Desert are frequently inhospitable, and the dangers intense. From detonating explosives on treacherous slopes to the pressure of meeting the demands of international buyers, every day is an adventure. And, there is always a thin line between complete failure and striking it rich.” – ISPN TV
This is the very family who honored me with the opportunity to mine the Turquoise I use in my work.
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Lynn Harrisberger Jewelry
Inspired by stones, each piece is individually handcrafted in sterling silver & 18kt gold
One of my greatest joys and blessings as a jewelry artist is to have had the honor to meet and mine with the claim owners of several prestigious Nevada Turquoise mines including the gorgeous rare, natural Blue Moon Turquoise used in The Turquoise Legacy Collection.
Turquoise Mining Process
Deep in the heart of Nevada - right in the middle of nowhere lies America's most famous gemstones. The process is harder and more labor intensive than what most people would imagine...
Natural Versus Stabilized Turquoise
In all of my travels across the country to various art shows, I spend most of my time educating people about the important differences between natural, "gem quality" turquoise versus stabilized turquoise....
The Turquoise Legacy Collection Story
It all started on a Nevada road trip to celebrate my mother’s 70th birthday, I met and became friends with Dean, the claim owner when stopping for gas at Giggles gas station...