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Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise

Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise

Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
A magical term in the Indian art world, old pawn is usually misapplied when spoken out of ignorance of the cultural context to which it was originally assigned. Building a good customer base among the Navajo required the trader to become a trusted member of the community, and to do so, he often wore many hats. The Kingman Turquoise Mine is one of the oldest and highest producing Turquoise Mines in America. It was originally discovered by prehistoric Indians well over 1000 years ago. Kingman Turquoise is known for its beautiful sky blue color and produces many variations of blue Turquoise. The Kingman Turquoise mine also produces green Turquoise from the Turquoise Mountain side of the mine. Kingman Turquoise has been the biggest supplier of Turquoise to the Southwestern Turquoise Jewelry industry for nearly as long as the American Turquoise Jewelry industry has existed. In fact, the Kingman Turquoise mine was once part of a Turquoise boom around 1000 AD when the Mayan culture was using a lot of Turquoise for self adornments and ceremonial items. Today, as in the old times, blue Turquoise from Kingman, Arizona is king, even though the mine produces all colors of Turquoise and green Turquoise is almost becoming blue Turquoise’s equal in popularity these days. The world has had a fascination for turquoise for over 7000 years. The oldest known example of any jewelry was a carved turquoise and gold bracelet found on the mummy of an Egyptian queen. In the American Southwest, Native Americans have mined turquoise since prehistoric times. Many legends surround turquoise, it is believed to bring good fortune and health. While turquoise was once used as currency in the American Southwest, it has been treasured as an adornment throughout the centuries worldwide. The evolution of turquoise jewelry from its appeal as southwestern, Native American or tourist jewelry, to one of the most coveted gems set in designer jewelry worldwide. Coveted, that is, only if you are talking about true, genuine turquoise. And so our turquoise love story continues. While the demand for turquoise has increased dramatically, the supply of genuine turquoise is limited. Turquoise is a purification stone. It dispels negative energy and can be worn to protect against outside influences or pollutants in the atmosphere. Turquoise balances and aligns all the chakras, stabilising mood swings and instilling inner calm. It is excellent for depression and exhaustion, it also has the power to prevent panic attacks. Turquoise promotes self-realisation and assists creative problem solving. It is a symbol of friendship, and stimulates romantic love. The Mineral Park Mine, (Kingman Turquoise Mine,) is located in the Acerbate Mountains 14 miles northwest of Kingman, Arizona. It has been commercially mined since the late 1880’s to the early 1900’s by the Aztec Turquoise Co, The Los Angeles Gem Co, Arizona Turquoise Co, Southwest Turquoise Co and Mineral Park Turquoise Co and now the Colbaugh Processing Inc. The item “ANTIQUE STERLING NATIVE AMERICAN OLD PAWN CUFF BRACELET KINGMAN TURQUOISE” is in sale since Monday, July 1, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets”. The seller is “4744366” and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Jewelry Type: CUFF Bracelets
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Modified Item: No
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Featured Refinements: Sterling Silver Turquoise Bracelet
  • Material: Stone
  • Country of Origin: United States

Antique Sterling Native American Old Pawn Cuff Bracelet Kingman Turquoise
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Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise

Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise

Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
ANTIQUE NATIVE AMERICAN SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE/NAJA – ROYSTON TURQUOISE & STERLING SILVER – 254 GRAMS – NO RESERVE! Necklace Is Set With (12) Natural Royston Turquoise Cabochons & The Naja Is Set With (7) Of The Same, Each Within A Leaf Rope and Bead Bezel As Seen. Necklace Measures 24 Inches, End To End, Including Hook & Eye Closure. Naja Measures 3 Inches Tall And 3 1/2 Inches Wide. 9 mm Hand Made Navajo Sterling Silver Pearls. (12) 3/4 Inch Hand Made Sterling Silver Blossoms On Necklace. Blossoms and Bezel Measures 1 1/2 Inches. Hand-twisted Sterling Silver Wire Rope Details. Strung On Corded Wire. Hook & Eye Closure. Very Good Condition For Age With Some Tarnish – Circa 1940’s. If you have any? S please feel free to ask! The item “ANTIQUE NATIVE AMERICAN SQUASH BLOSSOM SILVER NECKLACE/NAJA ROYSTON TURQUOISE” is in sale since Wednesday, June 5, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “rtipps” and is located in Piqua, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Metal Purity: .925
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Jewelry Type: Necklaces
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Featured Refinements: Squash Blossom Necklace

Antique Native American Squash Blossom Silver Necklace/naja Royston Turquoise
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Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet

Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet

Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
Age Circa : Antique Native American. Markings : Coin and 900 inside of an arrowhead symbol. Country of Origin : United States – Navajo Nation. Gram Weight : 14.3 Grams. 900 Sterling Coin Silver. Main Stone Measurements/Color. Accent Stone Measurements/Color. Item Measurements : The bracelet has an inside circumference of 6.1. The bracelet measures 0.46″ in width and tapers to 0.28″. The gap measures 0.53 in width. Closure/Clasp Type : There is no clasp as this cuff is meant to slip over the wrist at the opening. Notable Features : This beautiful sterling coin silver cuff bracelet was handmade by a talented Navajo silversmith in the American Southwest. The bracelet is stamped with a rare coin silver hallmark and is completely handcrafted. The hand stamped design features a whirling log symbol in the center, which is a traditional Navajo symbol of healing and well-being. Raised rosettes extend out along the bracelet, adding a lovely depth to this piece. Throughout the entire length of the bracelet are hand stamped patterns featuring geometrical shapes, zigzags, and arrows. The bracelet slips on easily and hangs elegantly on the wrist. The bracelet comes together in a beautifully polished and intricate design, which makes a visual impact. Don’t miss your chance to own this rare and unique Navajo piece! Damage : Age appropriate wear. This listing is for the item only. This beautiful piece was made by a very talented Native American silversmith. It features handcrafted silversmith work throughout. Antique Native American jewelry is very rare to find. This is due to these pieces being made for reservation and personal use before the tourist trade became popular. Very few pieces were made and even less survived to today. The concept of Pawn, Old Pawn, and Dead Pawn Native American Jewelry came to be in the 1800s. When a loan wasnt repaid, the item became known as either Old Pawn or Dead Pawn. Southwest jewelry from the American Southwest is unique to itself and has a look that has become popular worldwide. Southwest jewelry was originally created by Native American and Mexican artistic influence, and has gained popularity throughout the years, becoming a staple of many contemporary designs. The Navajo Nation sits on 27,000 square miles within the states of Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah. The Navajo have a rich history and culture and have become known for creating some of the finest sterling silver and turquoise jewelry, incorporating their own traditional motifs with silversmithing. The squash blossom necklace is perhaps one the most famous Navajo styles produced, along with turquoise inlay rings. Turquoise is an important stone in Navajo culture; symbolizing happiness, good fortune, and good health. The first Navajo silversmith, Atsidi Sani, was taught around 1865 by a Mexican silversmith. Atsidi Sani in turn taught his four sons, who then started teaching other Navajo artisans. In the beginning, Navajo artisans created sterling silver jewelry for themselves and others in the Navajo Nation. Navajo silversmiths, working from 1870 to 1900, learned about stamping from Mexican leather workers, and adopted this to their metal working. Artisans made their own stamps that were passed down to each generation. Navajo jewelry started becoming commercially available around the 1910s and is still very popular today. Stampings are usually hand hammered using handcrafted or die stamps and include traditional Native American symbols, such as sunbursts, to ornate landscapes. The whirling log is an important cultural symbol for the Navajo nation. The Navajo word for whirling log translates to, that which revolves, and is based on a legend of a man who goes on a spiritual journey. During this spiritual journey, he gains important knowledge and shares it with his people. In Navajo culture, the whirling log symbolizes good luck, healing, well-being, and protection. Please take this into consideration before. The item “Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet” is in sale since Sunday, July 29, 2018. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets”. The seller is “abeautifultimeco” and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Style: Cuff
  • Ethnic Origin: Navajo
  • Signed?: Signed
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Metal Purity: .900
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Brand: Navajo
  • Jewelry Type: Bracelets
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Antique Vintage Native Navajo Pawn Sterling 900 Coin Silver Stamped Bracelet
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Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet

Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet
Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet
Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet
Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet

Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet
ESTATE, FROM PRIVATE COLLECTION. Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet. UNMARKED NORMAL FOR OLD PIECE. TESTED FOR STERLING GUARANTEE. MEASURES INSIDE CIRCUMFERENCE WITH GAP APPROXIMATE 6.5. FRONT MEASURES APPROXIMATE 35MM HIGH AND STONE 22MM X 18MM. WEIGHT APPROXIMATE 45.9 GR ON MY SCALE. PLEASE SEE THE PICTURES FOR CONDITION AND JUDGE FOR YOURSELF. ITEMS I SELL ARE NOT BRAND NEW AND DO HAVE WEAR EXPECTED WITH THEIR AGE… THANKS AND GOOD LUCK. The item “Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet” is in sale since Tuesday, April 11, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets”. The seller is “mdeur29″ and is located in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia.
  • Featured Refinements: Navajo Sterling Silver Jewelry
  • Jewelry Type: bracelet

Antique old pawn Navajo Sterling Silver turquoise cuff bracelet
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