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American Indian Jewelry

American Indian Jewelry is an American heritage that has been handed down to our nation from the Native American Indians of Southwestern United States since about 1860. The Native American Indians along with many others in the Southwestern regions of the United States have made an industry out of American Indian Jewelry - Native American Indian Jewelry is respected worldwide for its uniqueness and quality. Indian Jewelry is generally made with American Turquoise from Arizona and Nevada and set in Sterling Silver. There are many forms and types of American Indian Jewelry which is made by Navajo Indians, Zuni Indians and Hopi Indians of the American Southwest.

Authentic American Indian Jewelry

Durango Silver Company has been dealing in Authentic American Indian Jewelry for over forty years now. Our business is located in the heart of the American Indian Jewelry capitol in the American Southwest. We have built our reputation on dealing in the finest quality Authentic American Indian Jewelry with America's finest Turquoise, we mine it, cut it and have the some of the best American Indian Turquoise Jewelry in the world!

American Indian Jewelry Examples

Below are examples along with descriptions of various types of Native American Indian Jewelry. Check them out and than we invite you to follow the links see the wonderful pieces of authentic Indian Jewelry we currently have available. Also, we invite you to view our extensive library of informational pages we have created for your education on American Indian Jewelry - check out our Learning Center now!

American Indian Rings

Carico Lake Turquoise American Indian Ring Edison Yazzi American Indian Ring

Above and to the left is a beautiful example of a valuable yet classic American Indian Ring as well as a spectacular piece of Native American Indian Jewelry in 14 carat gold accompanied by a special piece of the famed Carico Lake Turquoise from Nevada USA. This Carico Lake American Indian Ring was made by Native American Indian Artist, Will Denetdale. This is a special American Indian Ring as it has an important, highly collectible Turquoise Gemstone from the Carico Lake Turquoise Mine. This lime green gem was rarely found when they were mining and now that the mine has closed it is seriously rare! This is a piece of American Indian Jewelry that will become excessively valuable as time goes on.

To the right is an exquisite American Indian Turquoise Ring that was handmade by Navajo Artisan Edison Yazzie. Edison is an excellent, accomplished Native American Indian Jewelry Artisan that should be noted by Jewelry Connoisseur’s as his work is outstanding and excitingly unusual. Edison Yazzie is a master inlayer as well as a inspiring artist that has no boundaries of design as you can see in his American Indian Rings. Edison keeps coming up with one great and unique design after another, we are proud to offer his work to you and we try to always have a good selection of his American Indian Rings.

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American Indian Bracelets

American Indian Bracelet with Carico Lake Turquoise American Indian Jewelry - Award Winning Bracelet

To the above left is another piece of American Indian Jewelry and a fantastic American Indian Bracelet with fine quality lime green Carico Lake Turquoise inlaid into a marvelous Sterling Silver Bracelet handmade by American Indian Artist, Phil Loretto. Phil is a Zuni American Indian Jewelry Artisan that is another of our favourites, his work is impressive and each piece is unusually different from any others that he produced. This American Indian Bracelet is without doubt, Museum quality. You can see additional photos of this American Indian Bracelet on its presentation page.

To the right is an amazing Zuni Native American Indian Bracelet that was handmade by Larry Loretto. This is an award winning American Indian Bracelet that won an ribbon which you can see by following the link. This Spiderweb Turquoise Inlay American Indian Bracelet is another great piece of American Indian Jewelry that was sold by Durango Silver Company. This American Indian Bracelet features a simplistic heavy silver design that is inlaid with high grade deep blue Spiderweb Tibetan Turquoise. Phil Loretto is a Native American Indian Jewelry Artisan that makes exceptional American Indian Jewelry, we recommend his work as being a great investment as well as wonderful American Indian Jewelry art that can be worn on a daily basis.

American Indian Necklaces

Native American Indian Necklace Navajo American Indian Necklace

To the above left is an elegant and contemporary multi color American Indian Necklace that is inlaid with beautiful Godber Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Sugilite and Spiny Oyster Shell - handmade by Native American artist Rita Abieta. This beautiful American Indian Necklace has a American Indian Pottery design and is quite unique - a one of a kind American Indian Necklace that you will not see for sell elsewhere. Durango Silver Company is known for having unique pieces of American Indian Jewelry and you can always expect to find unusual pieces in our online Silver Gallery.

To the right is a Natural Manassa Turquoise American Indian Necklace. This is a Turquoise Squash Blossom Necklace by Native American artist Albert Jake. This American Indian Necklace features an eight stone Naja, which hangs on a necklace of ten bezel set free form cabochons of natural Manassa Turquoise and sterling silver beads. Manassa Turquoise from Manassa, Colorado and is very hard to find and the mine has not produced any substantial amounts of quality Turquoise in over 20 years. This necklace represents a modern twist on a classic Native American Indian Jewelry style of the past.

American Indian Pendants

Native American Indian Pendant Inlaid Silver American Indian Pendant

Above and to the left is a Navajo handmade Turquoise Pendant by Native American artist Albert Jack. This is an American Indian Pendant in Sterling Silver with a beautiful large Manassa Turquoise gemstone. The Silver work on this piece is hand stamp work on sheet Silver, this is typical of Navajo Silverwork and is a nice design for a American Indian Pendant. The bale on this piece was made to match the Silver design work that has been done around the Turquoise gemstone. Navajo Silver stampwork is beautiful and has been done in American Indian Jewelry for over 150 years.

To the right is a fantastic American Indian Pendant inlaid with Spiny Oyster Shell, Turquoise and Black Jade by Navajo artist Edison Yazzie. There are actually 23 inlaid gemstones in this Pendant in a Navajo Rug design. The workmanship in this Native American Indian Pendant is top notch and it is 100% handmade. American Indian Jewelry such as this piece are beautiful and ethnic to wear today and will certainly become valuable heirlooms in the years to come.

American Indian Earrings

Native American Indian Earrings Zuni - American Indian Earrings

Above and to the left is a pair of Zuni American Indian Earrings. This is a beautifully colorful pair of Turquoise Needlepoint Hoop American Indian Earrings that are unusual as the Needlepoint Turquoise Stones are set sideways which make this pair of Earrings bold and attractive when worn. Zuni American Indian Jewelry is beautiful to wear and it is an American Heritage that all Americans should be aware of American Indian Earrings are affordable by all and an American treasure that every woman should have in her Silver Jewelry collection. You can read more about this pair of Zuni Turquoise Earrings on their presentation page.

To the right is a another pair of American Indian Earrings, Zuni Indian, that were inlaid with Turquoise, Opal and Jet. They were handmade by Zuni artist Peterson Chee who is well known for his beautiful inlay work. This pair of Inlaid American Indian Earrings are very special as the gemstones were inlaid in top bezels as well as down both sides of each earring. This Silver Inlay Jewelry and this pair of Zuni Native American made Earrings are guaranteed to be American Indian handmade and to be built to last! You can see more information on this pair of Zuni Earrings on their presentation page.

Above and to the far right is an This is a Vintage Navajo American Indian Necklace made with hand stamped bench made bead and a heavy tufa cast Naja with the same stampwork. This is a great old piece of American Indian Jewelry that is an American Treasure and an Antique American Indian Necklace that is truly a historical heirloom from the Great American Western Frontier. This American Indian Necklace was made prior to 1920, it is very heavy and made with coin Silver. See More!

American Indian Turquoise Jewelry

American Indian Turquoise Jewelry Authentic American Indian Turquoise Jewelry

To the left is a beautiful piece of Zuni American Indian Turquoise Jewelry. This Silver Ranger Buckle set that is inlaid with Mediterranean Coral, Mother of Pearl and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Ranger style belt buckle set by Don and Viola Eriacho. This ranger buckle set features a one buckle, two keepers, and a tip. This set is intricately with Mediterranean Coral, Mother of Pearl, and Sleeping Beauty Turquoise. This color combination is traditional for Zuni Inlay jewelry. This ranger set is made from sturdy sterling silver with bead designs and a sunburst design on the tip. This buckle was made by husband and wife team who are longtime Zuni Indian silversmiths and lapidary artists.

To the above right is another piece of American Indian Turquoise Jewelry that was Navajo Indian handmade. This is a very nice Navajo American Indian Bracelet that was hand stamped and hand inlaid with Turquoise, Coral and Lapis. American Indian Turquoise Jewelry is an American Heritage that has been handed down to all Americans, this is noted as a fact in the most important Museum in the United States, the Smithsonian Museum. We invite you to view all of our American Indian Turquoise Jewelry that we have available today and hope that you will come back often to see the additional pieces of quality authentic American Indian Turquoise Jewelry that we add to our collection on a daily basis.


We hope you have enjoyed our presentation on American Indian Jewelry and have gained some useful knowledge from it. We invite you to learn more about American Indian Jewelry and American Indian Turquoise Jewelry by following the links in our Learning Center to other informational pages that we have written on different topics related to Turquoise Jewelry. In addition, we would like to invite you to join our E-Mail Newsletter - about once every other month we send out a Newsletter to inform our members of what's happening with Durango Silver Company, new products, specials for our members and more. We also have a monthly drawing from our member base to give away free Turquoise Jewelry from our company. Please take a moment to become one of our friends by signing in below.

We invite you to read more of our educational information on American Indian Jewelry and hope you will think of Durango Silver Company the next time you are considering American Indian Jewelry.