If you like turquoise, you’ll find just about the best quality of the stone at shops in Austin. Local mines produce turquoise that is fashioned into jewelry and sold in a range of prices. You can buy unfinished stones along with custom-designed pieces. Location: Hwy. 50 runs through town as Main Street in Austin, Nevada Shops: Main Street Shops Ltd. 99 Main Street Austin, NV 89310 Phone: (775) 964-1100 Little Blue Bird Turquoise 45 Main Street Austin, NV 89310 Phone: (775) 964-1346 High quality turquoise is still mined in the area in small quantities. This active turquoise mining and several shops that manufacture jewelry from local turquoise have made Austin a sort of Nevada Turquoise Mecca.