Age Circa : Antique Native Navajo C. Country of Origin : United States-Navajo Nation. Gram Weight : 4.3 Grams. Main Stone : Cripple Creek Turquoise.
The stone measures 0.65" in length by 0.45" in width, turquoise blue with a brown matrix which has webbing that has a moss and marble-like appearance. Stone Treatment : The stone appears to be untreated, but we are not certified Gemologists and cannot be sure. Item Measurements : The ring measures 0.85" in length by 0.7" in visible width when worn, and is approximately 0.2 thick. The band measures 0.1 in width.
Sizable by your local jeweler : Yes. Notable Features : This stunning cripple creek turquoise flower blossom ring was handcrafted by a talented Navajo silversmith during the 1950s. It features a beautiful oval hand carved turquoise cabochon which is. Turquoise blue with a brown matrix that has webbing with a moss and marble-like appearance. Set in a saw tooth bezel, with a scalloped wire flower petal border, the sterling and stone on this piece contrast beautifully against one another.A light patina on on the metal gives this ring an antique quality, which we believe is quite lovely. The stone has a few very small pits, which is a natural occurrence in antique turquoise and does not affect the beauty of the piece. This pretty ring would make a great gift for a loved one. This listing is for the item only.
Antique Native American jewelry is very rare to find. This is due to these pieces being made for reservation and personal use before the tourist trade became popular. Very few pieces were made and even less survived to today. The concept of Pawn, Old Pawn, and Dead Pawn Native American Jewelry came to be in the 1800s.
When a loan wasnt repaid, the item became known as either Old Pawn or Dead Pawn. Cripple Creek turquoise is found in Colorado, and has a range of colors from deep blue to a rich green with a brown matrix. It is very rare to find a green Cripple Creek stone. The mine was originally a gold mine; turquoise was pulled out as a byproduct, and on rare occasion, Cripple Creek turquoise may contain bits of natural gold ore.
Please take this into consideration before. The item "Antique Native Navajo Pawn Sterling Silver Cripple Creek Turquoise Ring Sz 5.75" is in sale since Saturday, March 9, 2019. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Rings". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado.
This item can be shipped worldwide.