Horse Training, Horse Care, and Riding Books and Videos from Cherry Hill at www.horsekeeping.com       View your  Horsekeeping Videos and Books shopping cart.
 
Home | FAQ | About UsArticles | Shopping | Contact | Site Map | Search

Sterling Silver
Handmade Fluted Bead Necklace
HK Item #N648

Jewelry  <  Vintage Jewelry  <  Vintage Shop Necklaces

sterling silver Handmade fluted bead necklace 19 inches long

size
19" end to end;
11 mm beads
weight
63 grams
materials
sterling silver, Read about silver
condition
pre-owned, excellent, like new; hangs beautifully; no dented or missing beads; bright patina
hallmarks
none
artist
unknown

sterling silver Handmade fluted bead necklace 19 inches long

Hook and eye.

See Necklace Extenders

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
  

More Vintage Necklaces

New Heishi Necklaces

Bargain Necklaces

Horsekeeping LLC Native American Pawn

Sterling Silver
Handmade Fluted Bead Necklace

N648 - $675 plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

Paula says - "In my opinion, this bead necklace shows design characteristics and workmanship of being Navajo made. But because there is no hallmark that we can attribute to a specific artist we can't legally sell it as Native American made - read more."

sterling silver Handmade fluted bead necklace 19 inches long

Hand made 11 mm fluted beads strung on chain.

sterling silver Handmade fluted bead necklace 19 inches long

sterling silver Handmade fluted bead necklace 19 inches long

We leave the natural patina on our vintage jewelry because many of our customers like the old "vintage" appearance.

Want your jewelry to look like new? Read my blog 'To Polish or Not to Polish'.

Silver polishing cloths and anti tarnish bags

Questions or more details.

Store Policies

sterling silver Handmade fluted bead necklace 19 inches long

19 inches end to end.   Handmade, 11 mm fluted beads strung on chain.

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.

Read more about silver.

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
  2015 Horsekeeping LLC    Copyright Information
Patina
A dark or colored film of oxidation that forms naturally on metal exposure to air and other elements. It is often valued for its aesthetically pleasing appearance.
Vintage
30 years or older.
NOS
New Old Stock. Retail store inventory from at least 10 years ago.
Pre-owned
An item that has been used.

Our Rescue Mission
of
Native American Indian Jewelry and Artifacts

Native American Jewelry blog tips and informationWe are in the vintage Native American jewelry rescue business and are passionate about finding new homes for used and vintage jewelry and artifacts. That's why we purchase Native American pieces from estates, inheritances, collection downsizing and New Old Stock (NOS) inventory from closed stores.

Often people contact us after taking a box of Native American jewelry to their local pawn shop and find that a pawn shop is mainly interested in melt value of the metals and not in preserving the beautiful historic pieces. To hear that people have considered selling these treasures for melt value makes us truly sad.

Melt value is usually far below what we would offer for the jewelry. Yet we can't pay retail price for items because of the time and cost involved in finding new homes for them. We have to research, often repair and restore the jewelry, photograph and list each item on our website, and sometimes hold pieces in inventory for years until the right buyer comes along.

We hope you'll find something special in our vintage shop that will complete yet another circle of our jewelry re-homing mission.

Home | FAQ | About UsArticles | Shopping | Contact | Site Map | Search

  2022 Horsekeeping LLC    Copyright Information