1960’s handmade Navajo pearls


This strand of Navajo Pearls are truly a one of a kind. The large saucer styled beads measure 27mm in size with detailed stamping. The Smaller beads measure 8mm and also have detailed stamping. The weight of this necklace is one of the first thing you notice when you wear it. Made during a time when craftsmanship took precedence. A outstanding piece of Native American history.


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Navajo Pearls  Silver beads are a traditional art form for Diné silversmiths, and the beads have as many expressions as there are artisans. … Making the beads is a time-consuming process.


Sterling silver Is an alloy of silver containing 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper the sterling silver has a minimum fineness of .925


Oxidized silver (black coloring in the silver) is a process that many jewelers use to give sterling silver a black patina. It gives the jewelry an antique or tarnished look. The process consists of taking clean sterling silver and using a chemical (liver of Sulphur) to treat it to speed up the tarnishing effect.

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