Navajo Stamped Silver Necklace and Earrings
Sale Price (non-members): $29.99 - $134.98
Sale Price (members): $26.99 - $121.48
Original Price: $95.00 - $250.00
The intricate work of Navajo artisans, the unusual pendant and the coordinating quatrefoil earrings of this Navajo Stamped Silver Necklace and Earrings collection feature traditional designs stamped in sterling silver. The Stamped Silver pendant is presented on a necklace beaded with 3 to 5mm turquoise nuggets. The Navajo Stamped Silver Necklace with turquoise beads is finished with sterling silver hook clasp and findings. Natural turquoise variations ensure each Navajo Stamped Silver Necklace will be one of a kind.
Navajo Stamped Silver Necklace Orig. $250.00 NOW $134.98 (Members $121.48)
Navajo Stamped Silver Pierced Earrings Orig. $95.00 NOW $44.99 (Members $40.49)
Navajo Stamped Silver Clip Earrings Orig. $95.00 NOW $29.99 (Members $26.99)
Used for thousands of years in a variety of decorative applications, turquoise has maintained its allure to the present day. Numerous cultures have used this versatile stone. Worn as a talisman to keep its owner from harm, turquoise was also thought to bring foresight, wealth and peace of mind. Native Americans utilize turquoise to create jewelry, amulets, decorative inlays and other ornamental objects. Many of these items are found in the collections of our National Museum of the American Indian. Examples of turquoise can also be found in our gem and mineral collections, National Museum of Natural History.
Every Smithsonian purchase will arrive with a museum provenance card explaining how it is adapted from or inspired by an object or objects in our collection.