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Sterling Silver Turquoise Jewelry in Native American Culture

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Throughout our nation’s history, hundreds of Native American Indian tribes, groups, nations and Pueblos have enriched the lives of many through their unique and inspiring culture. From music and food to stories and collectibles, Native American culture cherishes the traditions and heritage of yesterday, bringing the past alive for us to experience today. Perhaps one of the most notable representations of Native American culture that’s been shared around the world can be found in their handcrafted jewelry. Of the many necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings available, the sterling silver turquoise jewelry made by the Native American tribes of the Southwest United States are among the most popular pieces across the world. Sterling Silver Turquoise Jewelry in Native American Culture The culture of the Southwest Native American Indian Pueblos is unique. Groups like the Zuni, Hopi, Navajo, and Acoma used local natural resources in the construction of their jewelry pieces. Using these re…

Why to Invest in Native American Turquoise Bracelets?

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Palms Trading Company is proud to work with the many Native American Pueblos, tribes and nations of the Southwest. Over the decades, our relationships with Native American Indian artists has enabled us to amass a collection of fine jewelry and make them available for sale to collectors around the world. We invite you to browse our selection and pick out a turquoise bracelet that adds a touch of the Southwest to your own personal style.
If you’re searching for new pieces to add to your jewelry collection, Palms Trading Company has an exceptional selection of Native American collectibles for you to browse. These stunning handcrafted rings, earrings, necklaces and bracelets are designed with intricate detail using techniques that have been passed down through generations of rich culture.
Why Invest in Native American Turquoise Bracelets The turquoise gem is a stone that is cherished around the world for its beautiful, often captivating coloring. Hues of blue, green, yellow and brown giv…

Five Doubts About Native American Turquoise Rings You Should Clarify

Native American turquoise rings are stylish accessories that will make great additions to your jewelry box.  However, there are a few doubts you should clarify before purchasing a piece: 1. Is the piece an authentic Native American creation? Having knowledge of Native American Indian art and crafts will significantly help you determine whether or not a piece is authentic or commercially produced.  Only certain tribes use turquoise, such as the Navajo, which means a “Seminole tribe turquoise ring” is an obvious inauthentic imitation. 2. How does the seller acquire these pieces? Although a seller has turquoise rings in their collection, you shouldn’t assume that they are authentic.  Reputable dealers of Native American jewelry will have a long history of working directly with American Indian artists.  The dealer will know exactly which tribe the piece came from and will be able to explain the identifying features of each group. 3. Is the gem genuine turquoise? Not all jewelry is created with …

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