Ancient American cultures established long-distance trade networks to obtain the turquoise stones they prized. Some of these exchanges may have linked the native cultures of the American Southwest with Meso-American cultures, such as the Aztecs. Turquoise mosaic mask of Quetzalcoatl, on display at the British Museum, London, UK, photo by Matthew Hadley. Licensed under CC By-ND 2.0.
Article: Turquoise Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Credit: Matthew Hadley
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