Turquoise Identification in Jewelry
Godber Burnham in repurposed Keneth Begay watch bracelet. Photo Mike Ryan II
In this video Mike describes a method for helping identify turquoise in Indian jewelry. This can be a challenge. Often the best we may do is try to connect the dots as close as possible to make an informed guess. For example the watch bracelet by Keneth Begay is easily identified and dated yet the turquoise was recently added.