Indian Turquoise Shadowbox Bracelet
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Benally - Navajo Sterling Silver
Vintage Turquoise Shadowbox Bracelet
BP195 - $350 SOLD
says - "A unique 5-stone bracelet crafted by Navajo
artist Pauline Benally. The five blue turquoise stones are set in serrated bezels
inside a shadowbox which highlights them and also protects them, as they are flush
with the surface of the silver framework. Gorgeous hand tooling and stamping.
Unique, comfortable and stylish wedge ends."
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 . |
years or older.|
Old Stock. Made at least 20 years ago but never used.|
item that has been used.|
leave the natural patina on our pawn jewelry because many of our customers like
the old "" appearance. If you'd like to clean up your silver jewerly, new or old,
check out our handy silver
cleaning and polishing cloth.
or more details.
Old Stone Collection is a group of high quality items that an avid Native
American jewelry aficionado gathered throughout her life. When the jewelry passed
on to her daughter, she contacted us. Watch for many fine items coming over the
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
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.