What does turquoise horse material mean?

Ma-material turquoise refers to turquoise produced in Ma'anshan, which is generally of poor quality and cheaper than other turquoises. Ma-material turquoise has low hardness and porcelain degree, and its iron wire is generally red and yellowish brown with bright colors. Ma-material contains more white spots and flocs, so you need more patience when playing with it.

Ma Liao refers to the turquoise from Ma'anshan

What does turquoise horse material mean?

Ma material turquoise generally refers to turquoise produced in Ma'anshan. This type of turquoise has a high output, but the quality is poor. Its hardness and porcelain degree are not as good as those produced in Yajiaoshan and Qingu in Shiyan, Hubei. Therefore, it is sold at a lower price in the market. There are also good products in Ma material, but they are less in the market and the price is also higher.

What does turquoise horse material mean?

The texture of Ma-liu turquoise is relatively rough, and the iron wire inside it is generally red or yellow-brown, while the iron wire in Hubei turquoise is generally black, which is an important indicator to distinguish Hubei Shiyan turquoise from Ma-liu turquoise. Compared with Hubei turquoise, Ma-liu turquoise is bluer and more vivid.

What does turquoise horse material mean?

The raw stone of horse material turquoise has low hardness and is not covered by a hard shell, so it is easy to weather into pieces. Some merchants will use grinding and polishing horse material to impersonate Hubei turquoise for sale, so you need to carefully identify it when buying. Horse material contains more white spots and white flocs, so you need more patience when playing with it.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *