Navajo HandMade Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Sterling Silver Eagle Men's Bolo Tie. Interested in more than one item? This Turquoise Silver Bolo Tie is the ultimate in southwest accessory. A majestic eagle is showcased in Sterling accented by natural Sleeping Beauty nuggets.
Details include: drops, leaves, swirls & twist wire with a chiseled border. Antiqued for contrast, it's 2-1/4 tall by 1-3/4 wide & comes on a 4-ply, black leather cord. Including the tips, it's about 45 end to end.
HandMade in our shop right here in ARIZONA by our Navajo Master Silversmith, Verna, it's stamped Sterling & hallmarked. Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Silver Bolo Tie will look great at any occasion!
Just as in nature, stones will vary slightly in color & matrix. The Sleeping Beauty mine is seven miles outside Globe, Right here in ARIZONA.Sleeping Beauty turquoise is noted for its solid, light blue color with no matrix. The host rock is granite. Sleeping Beauty turquoise is the favorite of Zuni Pueblo lapidaries and silversmiths for the purity in color.
This mine was one of the largest in North America. Now, one of the most prolific mines in the US has been closed! The Sleeping Beauty mine produced well, about 1600 pounds a month, according to information obtained from the miner/owner in 2010. The tons of tailings piles, which produced most of the turquoise, have even been exhausted. The beautiful, solid color of Sleeping Beauty is especially beloved by many Europeans.
A great amount of this turquoise was exported to Italy & France alone. In its hey-day, the Sleeping Beauty mine yielded only 4% of natural, unaltered turquoise. A high percentage was enhanced, a process that only added value to the lesser grade Sleeping Beauty turquoise. After the mine closed prices began to rise. Wise people bought all they could.In one year prices have tripled. Calls come from China and Japan daily. There is a stampede for all Sleeping Beauty. Look for the scramble to intensify, making this a Rare and very, desirable highly collectible turquoise. There is very little True Sleeping Beauty Turquoise available today and due to its rarity and exceptional beauty it is very valuable, and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise remains nearly as rare as hens teeth! Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American jewelry and artifacts! If you like our products, please add me to your. List or consider subscribing to our. For updates on newly listed items, sales and special promotions! We would be happy to consider reasonable offers. HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE PIECE OF JEWELRY AND GOOD INVESTMENT! Compare your own financial investments over the past ten years to investments in pieces of Native American Indian and Mexican art and antiques! If you want to add to your Vintage collection, take a look at our Handmade. Category where we have a wide selection of authentic pieces to choose from. WHAT A GREAT GIFT IDEA FOR THE NATIVE AMERICAN ARTIFACT COLLECTOR! We understand the true value and nature of hand crafted Indian art. And, we recognize that it is important to know that the artist is truly a member of a Native American tribe. So, to ensure you that this is the real deal, a Certificate of Authenticity will be included with this item. I dislike having to do that, so please pay promptly. We are aware of your concerns in regards to the condition of your art work upon arrival. We use safety and care every step of the way in packing and sending your Kachina to you. These charges are the buyers responsibility.
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As soon as we get feedback, it leaves you feedback in return. We are always adding new items. The item "Navajo HandMade Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Sterling Silver Eagle Men's Bolo Tie" is in sale since Sunday, February 12, 2017. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "elkcreektradingllc" and is located in Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona.
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