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Paula says - "These jaclas are quite old. They were all together in one group. One has a very old pawn ticket. It is from the Tobe Turpen Trading Post in Gallup, New Mexico. The Tobe Turpen Trading Post, established in the early 1900s, moved to 300 North Third Street in 1939. That is the address on the pawn ticket so these jaclas would be from between 1939-1966 because the trading post moved to South Second Street in 1966.
made, hand rolled, hand drilled heishi. Length indicates the hanging length. Hand
cut kernels (the 'corn' at the bottom of each jacla loop).
This collection consists of a group of very old items that are most likely from the 1920s to the 1950s, due to being able to date a few of the pieces. These are part of the treasure trove gathered by a woman in her beloved travels in the southwest. They were tucked away in her home, only to be recently discovered by her daughter, who sold the collection to help with expenses for her dog and wolf rescue.
Weve left most of the items AS IS, the condition in which we received them, because the historic condition is so very appealing
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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.