Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty

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Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty

Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty
First letter (symbol) can’t be identified – second 2 letters are’JT. Center stones are from the Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Mine. About the Sleeping Beauty Mine. Located in Globe, AZ, the Sleeping Beauty turquoise mine is one of the most well known producers of turquoise in the world, producing everything from low grade white chalk to a hard, sky blue material with clarity that has made it famous in European markets where they prefer turquoise with no matrix. For years, due to it’s consistent color, low cost and high availability, it has also been extremely popular among Native American artists, particularly from the Zuni Pueblo. The Sleeping Beauty turquoise mine was named after the mountain range where it is located, which from a distance is said to resemble a sleeping woman with her arms crossed. Increased government regulations and mining costs led to the mine’s closure in 2012. Since then, the price for Sleeping Beauty turquoise has risen significantly. Sterling Silver Necklace measures 18.5 3 different styles of silver bench beads used, bugle, bench and hand stamped fluted. Sterling Silver pendant houses two turquoise Stones from the Sleeping Beauty mine. Pendant measures: 1.90″ in length with bale 1.7″ without bale approx and 1 wide. Necklace weight 33 grams. Will be listing other necklaces, bracelets and buckles from Royston, Carico, Kingman and Morenci. The item “Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty” is in sale since Sunday, July 11, 2021. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants”. The seller is “jaguarx2003″ and is located in Franklin, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Country of Origin: US
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Material: Stone / Sterling Silver
  • Featured Refinements: Bench Beads
  • Type: Silver Beads
  • Metal Purity: Sterling Silver
  • Artisan: JT
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Metal: Silver
  • Brand: Navajo Turquoise Signed
  • Jewelry Type: Necklace
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo

Old Navajo Signed Sterling Silver Bench Beads Turquoise Necklace Sleeping Beauty