Archive for November, 2011

Antique Western Silver

Wednesday, November 30th, 2011

Antique Western Silver JewelryAntique Western Silver

Antique Western SilverAntique Western Silver Jewelry is a specialty at Durango Silver Company. We have been buying, selling and collecting Antique Western Silver Jewelry, Antique Western Silver Cowboy items such as Silver Spurs and Bits, Silver Saddles and Antique Western Silver Native American Indian Jewelry for over 40 years.

Antique Western Silver Jewelry has become our specialty and we have created a great informational presentation on this subject located on at Antique Western Silver – check it out!

We have a lot of old Navajo and Zuni Indian Jewelry as well as Antique Western Silver that is from when the West was still wild! We have a lot of Route 66 Fred Harvey Western Silver as well as great old Navajo Silver Jewelry that has become very hard to find.

Antique Western Silver Jewelry

 Antique Western Silver JewelryWe buy and sell Antique Western Silver Jewelry such as old Cowboy and Indian Jewelry as pictured here to the left. We will buy inti re collections and – or estates of Western Americana. We have a large collection ourselves and we often pick several of our own personal items to sell at our online store.

The piece to the left is an Antique Navajo Silver Bridle that was made around 1900 and was well used, most likely by a Navajo who traded for it. This Silver Bridle was made with old Silver coins that were melted down and poured into ingots, they were then pounded out into sheet and then hand stamped and tooled to creat this wonderful one of a kind piece of American history.

We have many other early Antique Western Silver items from the American Southwest that are historic and seldom scene. These type of items are dear to us as we appreciate the history of the region that we live in and have seriously collected historic Silver for over 40 years.

Antique Western Silver

We have several great stories on our experiences collecting Antique Western Silver that can be found in our Learning Center on Check out the Fort Defiance Collection purchase story as well as others, there is a lot of cool information there. Also we have a by-monthly newsletter that we send out via email, we often have more great stories on our colorful past collecting Antique Western Silver. We also send notices to our members when we purchase Antique Western Silver Collections so they get first chance at the items. You can join our Newsletter here!

We hope you will think of Durango Silver Company and come back often as you think of Antique Western Silver.


Turquoise Bead Pendant

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

Turquoise Bead Pendant

Durango Silver Company produces a wide variety of  Turquoise Bead Pendants such as the Turquoise Bead Pendant to the right.  We have just updated our Turquoise Bead Pendant presentation located on the site and invite you to view this informational page now. This informational page offers a lot of great information on the types of Turquoise Bead Pendants that are available through our company.

Turquoise Bead Pendant

Turquoise Bead Pendant

There are several types of a Turquoise Bead Pendant Durango Silver Company produces. This particular one on the right is a Sterling Silver Turquoise Inlaid Bead, Navajo handmade. The Silver is created in a bead shape with recesses to inlay the Turquoise into. This type of Turquoise Bead Pendant has a substantial amount of hand work that goes into it and they are popular as individuals can easily realize they are unique pieces of Silver Jewelry. You can read more about this Turquoise Bead Pendant on its presentation page. 

Turquoise Bead Pendant Types

 There are many different Turquoise Bead Pendants that are in all shapes and sizes. Native American Indians of the Southwest hand sculpt chunks of Turquoise with lapidary machines and polish the Turquoise gemstones to create a one of a kind Turquoise Bead Pendant. Oval, round, teardrop, square and free form shaped Turquoise Bead Pendants in all Turquoise color ranges from pale blue to deep dark blue as well as pale green to emerald green are available, different individuals are attracted to different shapes, colors and matrix configurations to sooth their desires. Many spiritual minded people search for the perfect Turquoise Bead Pendant as they believe that Turquoise is a powerful healing gemstone that they will covet for the rest of their lives.

Ancient Turquoise Bead Pendant To the left is an acient Turquoise Bead Pendant that is over 1000 years old. It is unknown where it created, however, it appears to be Tibetan. Turquoise Bead Pendants have been made all over the world for over 7500 years and have been coveted by Royalty such as Kings, Queens, Pharohs, Gladiators, Healers and Native Peoples worldwide including Native American Indians.

 It is in historical records around the world that a Turquoise Bead Pendant was one of the greatest spiritual possessions of many and that Roman Gladiators would not go into the arena without a piece of Turquoise on their possession or they would surely die.

Turquoise is one of the very first gemstones known to mankind, carbon dated examples of ancient Turquoise Jewelry as well as Turquoise Bead Pendants are on display in the Cairo, Egypt Museum dated 5,500 B.C. You can read more about Turquoise, Ancient Turquoise and related information by going to our Learning Center to pick and choose the educational article of your choice.

We hope you will follow Durango Silver Company by joining our Email Newsletter where we will send you wonderful information on Turquoise and special members only deals on Turquoise, Turquoise Jewelry and even a special Turquoise Bead Pendant that will become your good luck healing stone. We also have a monthly drawing for members only where we give away special Turquoise items, it is written over and over that the most important spiritual Turquoise pieces are the ones that have been given, we give away free natural Turquoise to our members in our Turquoise Give Away program.

Please come and browse our site and type in Turquoise Bead Pendant in the search box!

Turquoise Gold Ring

Monday, November 28th, 2011

Turquoise Gold Ring

Turquoise Gold Ring
Bisbee Turquoise and Gold Ring by John Hartman

A high quality Turquoise Gold Ring is refreshingly different as well as highly unusual – Individuals that have one or more of our Turquoise Gold Rings covet them as we repeatedly hear the Gold and Turquoise Ring they purchased from us is their favorite Gold Ring in their collection.

Durango Silver Company produces a quality Southwestern styled Turquoise Gold Ring that is unusual and not found elsewhere as we have a style of our own and we do not wholesale our Turquoise Gold Rings to any other reseller. If you would like to own a Turquoise Gold Ring from our company, you can purchase one at our online store or at our Trading Post located in Durango Colorado USA.

We invite you to look for a Gold Turquoise Ring by following this link now. We also invite you to view our presentation page on Gold Turquoise Ring – Check it out!

A Turquoise Gold Ring

Gold Ring Turquoise

A Gold Ring with Turquoise is truly fabulous and really does attract the eyes of Jewelry minded individuals. Durango Silver Company makes one of a kind, individual and unique Turquoise Gold Rings that only one person owns. We are proud to produce one of a kind Gold Jewelry that individualizes our customers as being unique people that think outside of the box.

 It is typical to see a woman or gentleman with a common gold band or even a Diamond Ring, and really don’t you think they are common by now? Over 90% of the public just go down to the Jewelry Store chain and buy a typical Gold Ring that is just like a million others that are made in mass production for the masses, they spread them out amongst their 30,000 chain stores and display them differently to make you think you have decided on a special Gold Ring. Well that is department store jewelry for ya! and if you go to a Jewelry Store chain to buy your gold ring, you fit right in with the rest of the crowd.

Turquoise Gold Ring from Durango Silver Company

 Carico Lake Turquoise Gold RingA Turquoise Gold Ring from Durango Silver Company is a quality piece of American Gold Jewelry from the Southwest. It is inherantly different and unusual from other Gold Rings and we are positive non of your friends will have one like yours as each and every Turquoise Gold Ring from our company is one-of-a-kind!

 This is a beautiful Carico Lake Turquoise Gold Ring, you can read more about this Turquoise Gold Ring on its presentation page by following the link. This Carico Lake Turquoise is unusual as it is a lime green color that is very uncommon for Turquoise – it is rare and individuals seek it out for its rarity and beauty. A Turquoise Gold Ring with lime green Carico Lake Turquoise will make a Gold Jewelry Connoisseur’s eyes spin! The Southwestern design in Gold makes this Turquoise Gold Ring unusual and stand out as being different in a crowd.

We hope you will think of Durango Silver Company the next time you are considering a Turquoise Gold Ring. Check out the Turquoise Gold Rings we have available today and come back often as we add others to our collection often. Turquoise Gold Rings from Durango Silver Company are individual pieces of art so if interested we would be happy to make you your own personalized custom Turquoise Gold Ring, get hold of us!