Dating native american jewelry

17-Feb-2017 22:29

Archeologists have found turquoise beads dating back to as early as 200 BC.These discoveries not only show us the social status of jewelry at the time but also give us a little insight into the economic development of Native Americans.), spiny oyster and onyx The bolo cord is relatively newcirca 1930-1950excellent condition5.(j2176) two petit point graduated stacked discs on each earringhi-grade turquoisevery likely made by the same silversmith as who made the Zuni concho belt currently posted to our websitesilver chains likely hand-madeexcellent conditioncirca 1950s5.**also available as part of the set of the Zuni concho belt, Zuni large round pin, and these earrings.Please inquire if you would like to know the set price.mc2062c buckle: oval, 2 1/2" wide x 1 11/16" high each concha: circa 1 15/16" diameter (total of 13 conches)each butterfly: 1/2" at widest point x 1 3/8" high (total of 13 butterfliesleather belt - 38 1/2" longhi-grade turquoise on ingot silverexcellent condition.The knifewing god is 1 11/16" wide at widest point x 2" long.The dangles are 1 7/8" long Made out of silver, turquoise (Blue Gem?The history of the Native American Indian can be told from a mosaic of sources.Jewelry is one of those sources, especially in rings.

Rings in particular have contributed to the Native American Jewelry mystique by more than just the beauty and excellent workmanship that they are famous for, but also to communicate a fashion statement that is full of meaning and symbolism.

The hoop is framed by a curved row of 7 petit point stones.

8 conches and buckle on leather belt.(Because they are handmade, each concha is slightly different from the others in size but they are all very similar in size: for example, measuring 3 of them: 3 1/4" wide to 3 1/2" wide x 3 1/4" high)the buckle is 3 1/2" wide x 3 1/4" highsheet silver newer leather belt - 54 1/2" longcirca late 1940s ex: Private Collection00.(mc2061) coin silver and hi-grade turquoisewidth of band at widest point: 1 1/8"interior dimensions: 1 7/16" side to side; 1 5/8" front to back; 1 3/16" interior openingexcellent conditioncirca 1930s-1940s50.(J2164) 14 high quality turquoise stones and ingot silvercirca 1930-1940on inside of bracelet: 2 3/8” side to side; 1 3/8” front to back; 1 3/16” opening.

Native American jewelry is still prized for the incredible skill and craftsmanship that goes into each piece, as well as the timeless traditional designs that have become so recognizable.

Genuine Native American jewelry continues to have significant cultural significance today, with many fashion-forward individuals choosing to wear it to complement both casual and formal attire.

Rings in particular have contributed to the Native American Jewelry mystique by more than just the beauty and excellent workmanship that they are famous for, but also to communicate a fashion statement that is full of meaning and symbolism.

The hoop is framed by a curved row of 7 petit point stones.

8 conches and buckle on leather belt.(Because they are handmade, each concha is slightly different from the others in size but they are all very similar in size: for example, measuring 3 of them: 3 1/4" wide to 3 1/2" wide x 3 1/4" high)the buckle is 3 1/2" wide x 3 1/4" highsheet silver newer leather belt - 54 1/2" longcirca late 1940s ex: Private Collection00.(mc2061) coin silver and hi-grade turquoisewidth of band at widest point: 1 1/8"interior dimensions: 1 7/16" side to side; 1 5/8" front to back; 1 3/16" interior openingexcellent conditioncirca 1930s-1940s50.(J2164) 14 high quality turquoise stones and ingot silvercirca 1930-1940on inside of bracelet: 2 3/8” side to side; 1 3/8” front to back; 1 3/16” opening.

Native American jewelry is still prized for the incredible skill and craftsmanship that goes into each piece, as well as the timeless traditional designs that have become so recognizable.

Genuine Native American jewelry continues to have significant cultural significance today, with many fashion-forward individuals choosing to wear it to complement both casual and formal attire.

Indigenous peoples from the United States have been crafting and wearing exquisite jewelry for centuries.