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Vintage Sterling Silver
Turquoise Claw Ring
HK Item #PR154 - Size 10

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Authentic Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise claw ring

Size
10
Dimensions
1 3/8" tall
Weight
16 grams
Materials
Sterling silver, Read about silver
Turquoise, Read about stones
Animal claw
Condition
Vintage, Pre-owned, claw and stones are tight and stable with no cracks or chips
Hallmarks
an arrow
Artist

unknown

Authentic Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise claw ring

Authentic Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise claw ring

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Turquoise Claw Ring
PR154 -
Size 10

$225 plus s/h (ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

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Paula says - "The turquoise stone in this vintage claw ring has deep black veins of matrix and is set in a micro-serrated bezel with a sterling silver rope border. The claw, likely from a badger or other small predator, has a sterling silver cap. Three sterling silver leaves or feathers surround the stone and overlap it in places.

"Are you wondering why this item is not described as Native American? You can find the answer by clicking here."

Authentic Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise claw ring

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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 NOS.
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.

Horsekeeping LLC Native American Pawn

The Big Old Ring Collection came from a gentleman in Texas who bought a lot of Native American jewelry back in the 1970s. Among the items were a bolo tie with a gorgeous stone of natural Carico Lake Turquoise, a large natural bear Turquoise pendant, and many big old rings.


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.

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.
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.

 

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