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Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet

Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet

Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
NOTE: PLEASE READ MEASUREMENTS AND MEASURE YOUR WRIST BEFORE PURCHASING TO AVOID A RETURN DUE TO SIZING. This listing is for a vintage Navajo cuff bracelet, handcrafted from sterling silver and natural gem grade Royston Turquoise. This vintage Navajo design boasts a beautiful large slab of gem quality Royston Turquoise. Bright blue green undertones mixed with creamy matrixes are portrayed on half of the stone, while the other half features deeper greens mixed with burnt orange matrixes. The stone is in mint condition with a polished finish and sits securely bezeled over a quadruple split shank. The shank is solid, sturdy, and pleasingly comfortable when worn on the correct sized wrist. This particular design is simple so all the attention is drawn directly to the stone. It’s the perfect cuff for someone wanting a large stone to show off without all the heavy added silver work. The inner shank is stamped sterling along with initials, “MT” for Navajo Artist Melvin Thompson. This Navajo crafted cuff will make a great addition to your existing collection of fine Native American jewelry. It’s comfortable, perfect for daily wear, and will go great with todays vintage bohemian trends. Cherish and enjoy this cuff for now…. And hand it down to a loved one in the future. Weight – 59 Grams – 2.08 Ounces. Inner Circumference End to End – 5-1/4. Gap – 1-1/8 (Slightly adjustable with heavy force). Total Inner Circumference Including Gap – 6-3/8″should fit a wrist between 5-7/8″ and 6-3/8″. If your wrist is smaller than 5-7/8″ then the cuff may be loose and slide up and down the arm. If your wrist is larger than 6-3/8 the cuff will be too tight and uncomfortable. Face Measurements – At front center the cuff face is just over 2″ tall (North to South) by 1-1/2″ wide. Stone Measurements – The stone measurements are the same as the face measurements above.. So the stone measures 2″ tall be 1-1/2″ wide and has a depth/thickness of 1/4. Shank Measurements – The individual shanks each measure 1/8 wide. At each end, the width of the shank measures just over 1/2 wide. Signed By Artist – YES, with initials MT for Navajo Artist Melvin Thompson. Stamped Sterling – YES, A sterling stamp resides along the inner shank. 925 sterling silver guaranteed. Later Mid-Century, 1970’s+. Condition – Preowned, in excellent vintage condition, with original stone and naturally aged patina, ready to wear or display. I treat every item as if it were my own. Extra bubble wrap and packing materials are used to ensure a safe arrival to its new owner. Please see all 12 photos!! Enlarge them and study them. Ask any questions you may have. I’m always here to help and I respond quickly and nicely. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING AUTHENTIC NATIVE AMERICAN JEWELRY! This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American: US\1935-Now\Jewelry”. The seller is “native-obsession” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, China, Mexico, Germany, Japan, France, Australia, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Korea, South, Indonesia, Taiwan, South Africa, Thailand, Belgium, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Republic of, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Kitts-Nevis, Saint Lucia, Montserrat, Turks and Caicos Islands, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
  • Origin: Southwest United States
  • Provenance: Ownership History Not Available
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Artisan: Unknown
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Handmade: Yes
  • Modified Item: No
  • Culture: Native American: US

Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
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Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver

Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver

Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
Spectacular Native American Navajo gem grade Number 8 mine turquoise and sterling silver intricately hand stamped statement ring with tribal design by the highly collectible, award winning Navajo artist Sunshine Reeves. Exceptional craftsmanship and attention to detail, phenomenal gem grade Number 8 turquoise stone, intricately hand stamped band with tribal accents design. The ring is size 8. Measures about 1 1/4 tall. Stamped sterling, signed by the artist on the inside. Exceptional example of wearable Native American art to add to any jewelry collection. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Rings”. The seller is “swdeals” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Brand: Native American
  • Ring Size: 8
  • Ethnic & Regional Style: Native American
  • Type: Ring
  • Metal Purity: 925
  • Main Stone Color: Turquoise
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Country of Origin: United States
  • Main Stone: Turquoise

Navajo Gem Grade Number 8 Turquoise Ring Sunshine Reeves Size 8 Sterling Silver
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Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native

Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native

Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
Phenomenal sterling silver and three absolutely stunning gem grade Royston turquoise Native American Navajo cuff bracelet. Wonderful craftsmanship and attention to detail, gorgeous stones. The cuff will git 6.5″-7″ wrist. The cuff is about 3/4 wide at the widest point. The cuff is adjustable. Signed “G” by the artist. Beautiful example of wearable Native American art to add to any jewelry collection. Great to add to your stacker cuff collection or wear by itself for that gorgeous pop of color! This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Bracelets & Charms”. The seller is “swdeals” and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Country of Origin: Made in USA
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Style: Cuff
  • Material: Stone
  • Signed?: Yes
  • Artisan: G
  • Jewelry Type: Bracelet
  • Type: Bracelet
  • Main Stone Color: Turquoise
  • Color: Blue
  • Item Length: 7 in
  • Metal Purity: .925, Sterling
  • Main Stone: Royston Turquoise
  • Brand: Native American
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Ethnic & Regional Style: Native American
  • Main Stone Shape: Oval

Navajo Gem Grade Royston Turquoise Sterling Silver Cuff Bracelet Signed Native
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STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet

STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet

STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
This listing is for a vintage Navajo cuff bracelet made of sterling silver and gem grade turquoise. This vintage handcrafted cuff has a classic Navajo design featuring three gorgeous gem grade stones resting over a quadruple shank. The stones are soooo beautiful! I cant express this enough. Resting in tall bezels, they have a high polished finish while portraying shades of cool Caribbean waters. The most obvious matrixes running through the stones are a burnt orangish color and look to rest on top of the stones. Deep subtle matrixes within the stones are also apparent causing a 4 dimensional effect. Like I said before, these stones are truly magnificent. The center stone is bordered by silver droplets to the North and South while larger droplets rest on each side of the shankit a very clean and simple design, making sure the attention is drawn to the stones. The 4 shanks are round in shape with hand stamped end caps applied at each end. Weighing in at just under 90 grams, this is a very solid and sturdy made piece with no flex. A sterling stamp resides on the inner cuff along with the Artists initials, HV. Many people are lead to believe that this is the hallmark for the late Hopi Artist, Homer Vance, but it is in fact NOTas of right now we dont know who this Artist is/was. This Navajo made piece will make a great addition to your existing collection of fine Native American jewelry…… Or it could be the the perfect piece to start one! Cherish and enjoy this cuff for now…. And hand it down to loved ones in the future. Weight – 89.5 Grams. Inner Circumference End to End – 5-1/4. Total Inner Circumference Including Gap – 6-5/8 (should fit a wrist measuring 6-1/2 comfortably, due to the larger gap this cuff will not fit a wrist much smaller than 6-1/2 because it will fall off easily). Width of cuff – 1-5/8 wide at front center, 1-1/4 wide at each outer stone, and just over 1/2 wide at each end. Stones measure – center stone measures 1-1/4 tall by 1 wide, two outer stones measure 1-1/4 tall by 3/4 wide. Signed By Artist – YES, By an unknown Navajo Artist of the later mid century with initials HV. Stamped Sterling – YES, tested and verified. Later Mid-Century, 1970s+. Condition – Preowned, in excellent vintage condition, with original stones and naturally aged patina, ready to wear or display. I treat every item as if it were my own. Extra bubble wrap and packing materials are used to ensure a safe arrival to its new owner. Please see all 12 photos!! Enlarge them and study them. Ask any questions you may have. Im always here to help and I respond quickly and nicely. THANK YOU FOR SUPPORTING AUTHENTIC NATIVE AMERICAN JEWELRY! The item “STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet” is in sale since Wednesday, June 9, 2021. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets”. The seller is “native-obsession” and is located in Atkinson, North Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Uruguay.
  • Material: Turquoise
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Artisan: HV
  • Ethnic Origin: Native American
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Brand: Native American
  • lot: No
  • Jewelry Type: Bracelets
  • Metal Purity: .925
  • Style: Cuff
  • Featured Refinements: Navajo Bracelet
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Country of Origin: United States

STUNNING HUGE Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Gem Grade Turquoise Cuff Bracelet
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Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise

Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise

Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
Antique American Indian Art, LLC. Hand Made – Navajo. Heavy Sterling Silver and Turquoise Bracelet. High grade Nevada Spiderweb Turquoise with slightly offset design. 5 3/4″ length + 1 1/8″ gap x 1 1/4 wide. Beautiful turquoise stones all without any damage; two large sterling feathers. We are confident that you will be pleased with the value, service and peace-of-mind that our gallery can offer you. Thank you for looking! The item “Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise” is in sale since Tuesday, November 24, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Cultures & Ethnicities\Native American\ US\1935-Now\Jewelry”. The seller is “antique-american-indian-art-llc” and is located in Aliso Viejo, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Handmade: Yes
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Navajo bracelet, Sterling Silver Large high grade Natural spiderweb turquoise
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Navajo High Grade Kingman Turquoise Sterling Silver Concho Necklace Allison Lee 198

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Navajo Sterling Silver Natural High Grade Bisbee Turquoise Ring Will Denetdale 266

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PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5

PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5

PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
This eye catching ring will get nothing but compliments. It is Handmade and signed by the LEGENDARY Perry Shorty. Perry’s work is nothing short of a museum quality. He is certainly one of the most talented and recognized Navajo artists. His jewelry very hard to come by and also very very expensive. This ring is a size 11.5 and weighs a heavy 21.3 grams. It’s only been worn a few times. This ring is absolutely perfect and would make an excellent addition to any Native American collection. Last time I checked there was only one other P. Any FAIR offer will be considered. The item “PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5″ is in sale since Friday, November 10, 2017. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Rings”. The seller is “my2shadows45″ and is located in Dearborn, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Jewelry Type: Rings
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Signed?: Signed
  • Ring Size: 11.5
  • Artisan: PERRY SHORTY

PERRY SHORTY Navajo Sterling Gem Grade Carico Lake Turquoise Ring 21+G Size 11.5
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Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs

Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs

Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
Such an eye catching piece with excellent detailed stamp work, amazing color stones and wonderful all natural dark Patina. It is handmade and signed by talented Navajo artist Suzie James. Probably one of her finest pieces. The inside measurement from tip to tip is roughly 5 3/4″, the opening gap measurement between the tips is roughly 1+” and it weighs a heavy 98+ grams. This piece would make a great addition to any Native American collection. The item “Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs” is in sale since Thursday, April 18, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets”. The seller is “my2shadows45″ and is located in Dearborn, Michigan. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Jewelry Type: BRACELET
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Brand: Unbranded
  • Modified Item: No
  • Material: Sterling Silver
  • Metal Purity: .925 STERLING
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Style: Cuff
  • Country of Origin: UNITED STATES
  • Signed: Yes
  • Artisan: Suzie James
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • lot: No

Amazing Old Pawn Navajo Thick Sterling Cuff Bracelet 30 High Grade Turquoise Pcs
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Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s

Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s
Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s
Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s
Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s
Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s

Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s
Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s. Interested in more than one item? Most of our items are Unique One-of-a-Kind and subject to availability. So we do not disappoint you with a possible out of stock item. This is a Incredible Rare Gem Grade Arizona Bisbee Turquoise SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE, Vintage Navajo Old Pawn circa 1950’s. A classic squash blossom necklace featuring ten blossoms and a large naja set with top grade GEM Grade Arizona Bisbee TURQUOISE. This Old Pawn Squash Blossom necklace displays gorgeous, free-form, ARIZONA stones. These gems of the southwest exhibit lovely color with a bit of matrix. Old Pawn Squash Blossom Necklace Set. Add this stunning necklace to your jewelry collection for a traditional touch of Native American style from the 1950s! It starts as a typical squash blossom necklace with the double strands of handmade bench beads. On the strand there are 10 shadowbox pieces that feature a High Grade Bisbee Turquoise Nugget in the center and the actual blossoms at the ends. The Naja in the center of the necklace has the same shadowbox design with the Amazing Turquoise nuggets following the curve of the Naja itself. It is in Excellent Vintage condition with minor scuffing and scratching due to previous use and age, and a light patina. Weight: 135.3 g. Naja: 2.53 in by 2.56 in. Squash Blossoms: 1.45 in by. Stone: High Grade Arizona Bisbee Nugget. Hallmark: RY (We could not find anything about this hallmark). The Squash Blossom Necklace. The Navajo word for the squash blossom bead means bead that spreads out so it would seem to me that the original intent was design not squash. But what do I know, I wasnt around in 1880 when spread beads first appeared. In about 1880, the tri-petal form that we know as a squash blossom bead appeared. At first, tri-petal silver beads were simply interspersed with plain beads in a naja necklace. Then stones began to be added to the blossom beads partly to please the maker but mostly to satisfy customer demand. Squash, corn and beans are important foods for the Native American people of the US southwest. They are often used in a symbolic way in jewelry and ceremonies. Some say the Navajo squash blossom necklace has a connection to southwestern agriculture, other say the the spread petal design is just that, a design, and that is was only after white man asked, what is this, what does it mean did the name squash blossom come to be. Yet others say the Navajo copied a similar Spanish design of the pomegranate. The Naja has its origin with the Moors in Spain. It is a good luck charm to ward off the evil eye. It was often used on the browband of Moorish Horses. It is thought that it came to Mexico via the Spanish Moors and from there was adopted by the Navajo Indians. The naja is the base pendant of many ornate squash blossom necklaces. Bisbee Turquoise is one of the most beautiful types of Turquoise that has ever been taken out of the ground in North America. Its striking true blue color ranges are spectacular and the chocolate matrix that the Turquoise is found in, extenuates its beauty. Bisbee Turquoise is some of the finest Arizona Turquoise and there is no Turquoise on earth that is comparable to Bisbee Turquoise, as it has its own unusual characteristics that are unique only to itself. The Bisbee Mine was originally founded in the mid 1870’s and by 1975 when it was closed had become the largest and richest mine the world has ever known. Taking out over 8,000,000,000 pounds of copper the mine was given the name “The Copper Queen”. The Bisbee Mine also produced nearly 3,000,000 ounces of Gold, 77,000,000 ounces of Silver and billions of pounds of lead and zinc! The Bisbee Mine also produced a variety of outstanding minerals including Malichite, Azurite and of course Turquoise that are by products of the metals and minerals that are native to this Mine. However, mining at Bisbee did not include mining for gemstones, any Turquoise or other gemstone materials were discarded by the mining companies and prohibited to be taken out by the minors due to liability reasons. In the late 1950’s, a deposit of Turquoise was found in the Lavendar Pit region of the Bisbee Mine. Most of this Turquoise was hauled off to an area where they dumped their waste and over burdens from the mining project. Individual Minors recognized the beauty of the Bisbee Turquoise and would sneak small amounts of the Turquoise out in their lunch boxes and/or whatever other means they could muster. It was not long after Bisbee Turquoise was discovered in the Mine that it was introduced to the Southwestern Jewelry Industry. By the early 1960’s, Bisbee Turquoise had become the finest Turquoise the market had ever seen and demand for it went through the roof. In 1972, the one and only lease ever given to work the dumps from the Lavendar Pitt was awarded to Mr. Robert Matthews of Durango, Colorado. Bob and his associates worked the dumps hard for approximately two years to recover less than 2,000 pounds of good to excellent quality Bisbee Turquoise. Due to mining restrictions and the cost of recovering the Bisbee Turquoise from the dumps, mining slowed down and ended by 1980. Only small amounts of Bisbee Turquoise have surfaced since and this has been from Mine Robbers that sneak into the guarded Mine late at night to hunt for bits and pieces of this fine mineral, Bisbee Turquoise! There is very little True Bisbee Turquoise available today and due to its rarity and exceptional beauty it is very valuable, and Bisbee Turquoise remains nearly as rare as hens teeth! An exact date is not available for when the stamp STERLING was first used on Native American jewelry. Items made in the 1930s would usually not have that stamp nor any other hallmark. A few items made in the 1940s to 1950s might have the STERLING stamp, most notably, those made by Bell Traders during that time period. Pieces made in the 1950s and 1960s and later often have the STERLING indication. This Necklace is filled with elegance and it gives off a timeless look and feel. It is sure to be a great addition to any collection! This is a Classic PIECE FROM DAYS GONE BY. Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American jewelry and artifacts! If you like our products, please add me to your. List or consider subscribing to our. For updates on newly listed items, sales and special promotions! We would be happy to consider reasonable offers. A HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE PIECE OF JEWELRY AND GOOD INVESTMENT! Compare your own financial investments over the past ten years to investments in pieces of Native American Indian and Mexican art and antiques! CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC NATIVE AMERICAN. We understand the true value and nature of hand crafted Indian art. And, we recognize that it is important to know that the artist is truly a member of a Native American tribe. So, to ensure you that this is the real deal, a Certificate of Authenticity will be included with this item. IMPORTANT – PLEASE READ. I dislike having to do that, so please pay promptly. We are aware of your concerns in regards to the condition of your art work upon arrival. We use safety and care every step of the way in packing and sending your item to you. International Buyers Please Note. These charges are the buyers responsibility. International Buyers are willkommen, bienvenue, ???? Statement of Authenticity: We fell in love with Native American jewelry many years ago and really appreciate the true craftsmanship that goes into the making of a piece of genuine Native American jewelry art! That is why we chose to partner up with some of the oldest and most reputable Trading Posts in the Southwest who deal directly with the Native American artisans to bring you a large selection of authentic Native American products. These artisans come from the Navajo, Zuni, Hopi and affiliate tribes on the reservations all of which our close to our home and office, so you can be assured that all our Native American products are authentic! Most of our items are One-of-a-Kind and subject to availability. We try to keep our listings up to date, but may occasionally miss one. In some cases, we can have one custom made with a two week lead time. If you like our products, please add me to your FAVORITES list. This is very important to us. It lets us know that you have received item and are happy with it. As soon as we get feedback, it leaves you feedback in return. We are always adding new items. The item “Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s” is in sale since Tuesday, November 22, 2016. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “elkcreektradingllc” and is located in Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona. This item can be shipped to United States.
  • Jewelry Type: Necklaces
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Metal Purity: .925 STERLING
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Tribal Affiliation: NAVAJO
  • Signed?: Unsigned
  • Origin: SW USA

Vintage Navajo Sterling GEM Grade BISBEE TURQUOISE SQUASH BLOSSOM NECKLACE 1950s
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