Vintage Turquoise Shadowbox Bracelet

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Vintage NOS
Turquoise Shadowbox Bracelet
HK Item #BP329

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Vintage NOS sterling silver and turquoise Shadowbox bracelet size 6

Condition
Vintage, NOS, excellent, new old stock
Materials
sterling silver, Read about silver
turquoise, Read about stones
Size
6" total inside circumference and approximate wrist size. See diagram below.

7/8" wide all around
Weight
35 grams
Hallmark
stamped: E STERLING
Artist
unknown

Vintage NOS sterling silver and turquoise Shadowbox bracelet size 6

About Native American authenticity.

Vintage NOS sterling silver and turquoise Shadowbox bracelet size 6

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Paula says - "This piece is NOS (new old stock) that was made more than 30 years ago but never used - it is brand new vintage!

"In my opinion, this beautiful 7-stone turquoise shadowbox bracelet shows all the design characteristics and workmanship of being Navajo made. But because we are unable to attribute the hallmark to a specific artist we can't legally sell it as Native American made - read more."

Vintage NOS sterling silver and turquoise Shadowbox bracelet size 6

Vintage NOS sterling silver and turquoise Shadowbox bracelet size 6

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Questions or more details.

TURQUOISE is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It is known as a master healer stone as it is believed to help speed the healing process. It is also thought that turquoise can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart.
Turquoise comes in all shades of blue, to blue-green and it is the natural variations in turquoise that make it appealing. The color of turquoise in American Indian jewelry ranges from brownish green to bright blue. Found in veins sandwiched in between layers of mother rock, turquoise can show some of the influence of the mother rock in its matrix or veining. The matrix colors range from blue to golden brown to black and sometimes with golden flecks. Many people prefer turquoise with matrix over clear stones. Read more about stones.


SHADOWBOX is an overlay design technique where there is space between the top and bottom layers of sterling silver creating a 3-dimensional shadow effect. The bottom layer is often darkened to enhance the shadowbox effect.

Why isn't this item called Native American?

The US Department of the Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and its recent Amendments require that items described as Native American or Indian be made by an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Furthermore, government regulations suggest that all attributions include the Native American Indian's name, tribe and federal tribal enrollment number. Because it is impossible to identify the artist for many vintage items, even if they are authentic Indian made items, we cannot and will not use the words Native American or Indian in association with such pieces.

Read about authenticity of Native American Indian jewelry.

NOTE: Items in our Vintage Shop are either USED or NEW. They might come from inheritances, estate sales, private collections, and store liquidations. Many items are brand new (NOS, New Old Stock) and in perfect condition while others may show tarnish, scratches and other signs of use. Major issues will be described in detail and shown in photos. Vintage Shop items are sold as described and are not returnable.
Horsekeeping LLC - Definitions of Jewelry Age and Condition
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Patina
A dark or colored film of oxidation that forms naturally on metal by exposure to air and other elements. It is often valued for its aesthetically pleasing appearance. All items in our Vintage Shop have some patina, even .
Vintage
30 years or older.
NOS
New Old Stock. Made at least 20 years ago but never used.
Pre-owned
An item that has been used.

 

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