Share your favorites on Show & Tell

1940's Navajo Ring - Untreated Turquoise

In Fine Jewelry > Native American Jewelry > Show & Tell and Fine Jewelry > Rings > Show & Tell.
Native American Jewelry301 of 353Strange turquoise, anyone recognize the mine?Sandcast NAVAJO Brooch - Sterling Silver
11
Love it
0
Like it

Moonstonelover21Moonstonelover21 loves this.
auraaura loves this.
tom61375tom61375 loves this.
aghcollectaghcollect loves this.
toracattoracat loves this.
purpledogpurpledog loves this.
vintagejewelvintagejewel loves this.
ReezsalesReezsales loves this.
ManikinManikin loves this.
vetraio50vetraio50 loves this.
See 9 more
Add to collection

    Please create an account, or Log in here

    If you don't have an account, create one here.


    Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate


    Posted 10 years ago

    Stillwater
    (214 items)

    This is one of my favorite pieces in my collection, its a 1940's Navajo ring with a large untreated, undied turquoise cabochon. It was one of the very first pieces that I collected, and I plan on keeping it forever. Its just such a nice example of early Navajo jewelry, I could never part with it. Does anyone else here like Native American jewelry?

    logo
    Native American Jewelry
    See all
    Vintage American Indian Navajo Sterling Silver Coral Squash Blossom Necklace RB
    Vintage American Indian Navajo Ster...
    $320
    Old Pawn Navajo Sterling Silver Kingman Turquoise Snake Eye Tribal Bracelet 7
    Old Pawn Navajo Sterling Silver Kin...
    $61
    Vtg PAWN HOPI Native American MAN IN MAZE Sterling Silver BENCH BEAD Necklace
    Vtg PAWN HOPI Native American MAN I...
    $305
    Old Pawn 925 Sterling Silver Navajo Pearls Beaded Handmade Tribal Necklace 24
    Old Pawn 925 Sterling Silver Navajo...
    $37
    logo
    Vintage American Indian Navajo Sterling Silver Coral Squash Blossom Necklace RB
    Vintage American Indian Navajo Ster...
    $320
    See all

    Comments

    1. vintagejewel vintagejewel, 10 years ago
      I love Native American jewelry and your ring is Awesome! Good call on hanging on to your ring I think the older pieces have stones you can rarely find today.
    2. Stillwater Stillwater, 10 years ago
      Thank you Vintage! I think you're right about the better stones in older jewelry. We has a customer who was a Navajo turquoise broker some years back, and he told us that the high-end silversmiths take stones from 1930's-40's pieces to use in their jewelry because they used up most of the harder stones back then
    3. Sunnybrook Sunnybrook, 7 years ago
      Very nice ring. I truly enjoy the old Navajo pieces.
    4. Stillwater Stillwater, 7 years ago
      Sunnybrook, did you see my Zuni cuff? Its probably one of the best pieces I have, and I got a great deal, probably paid 1/10th what its worth. Its a genuine piece of "old pawn" too, since it has pawn numbers inscribed on it

      http://www.collectorsweekly.com/stories/72495-my-new-cuff-bracelet

    Want to post a comment?

    Create an account or login in order to post a comment.