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Jan Mariano, Navajo  -  Sterling Silver
Antiqued Satin Navajo Pearl Necklace
HK Item #BD868

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Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Antiqued 14mm Bead Necklace by Navajo Jan Mariano

  Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Antiqued 14mm Bead Necklace by Navajo Jan Mariano

bBead size
14 mm
hallmark
none
artist
Jan Mariano, Navajo

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Antiqued 14mm Bead Necklace by Navajo Jan Mariano

Each bead is handmade: sterling silver discs are hand cut and punched for holes. The two halves are hand-soldered, satin finished and antiqued. The beads are then strung on a chain.

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Antiqued 14mm Bead Necklace by Navajo Jan Mariano

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Jan Mariano, Navajo
Sterling Silver Antiqued Satin Finish
Navajo Pearl Bead Necklace
BD868A - 18 inch, 63 grams
$360 
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)
BD868B - 20 inch, 72 grams
$405 

Paula says - "These handmade sterling silver bead necklaces are often called Navajo Pearls or Desert Pearls."

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Antiqued 14mm Bead Necklace by Navajo Jan Mariano

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Antiqued 14mm Bead Necklace by Navajo Jan Mariano

The beads have a smooth satin finish and have been oxidized or "antiqued" to give them a rich, subdued tone.

Bead Size Equivalents
mm
inches
mm
inches
mm
inches
6
1/4
13
1/2
22
7/8
7
9/32
14
9/16
25
1
8
5/16
15
37/64
32
1 1/4
9
3/8
16
5/8
38
1 1/2
10
25/64
17
21/32
45
1 3/4
11
27/64
18
45/64
51
2
12
15/32
19
3/4
  

About Silver

100% solid silver won't tarnish but it is too soft to use for making jewelry - it could easily be scratched, dented and bent. Sterling silver has a small amount of one or more other metals usually copper, added to the silver. To be called sterling silver, the alloy must contain at least 92.5% pure silver. Sterling silver alloy is harder than pure silver but the added metals also can cause discoloration or tarnish.

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