Archive for the ‘Gemstone Jewelry’ Category

Bead Earrings

Saturday, September 24th, 2011

Bead Earrings by Nattarika

Bead Earrings by NattarikaWe have just completed a great new educational page on Bead Earrings and would like to invite you to check it out. It has many good photos and textual information.

This pair of Bead Earrings was made by Nattarika Hartman of Durango Silver Company. Bead Earrings by Nattarika are artistic, attractive and have an in vogue style as Nattarika has the eye and is in vogue herself. Durango Silver Co works hard to produce quality Jewelry that we are proud of and this pair of Turquoise Bead Earrings are a classic example of quality Bead Earrings produced by Nattarika for a special client of Durango Silver Company.

Beautiful Bead Earrings

This fastenating pair of bead earrings feature a beautiful Bali Silver Earring stud, a 8mm Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Bead, a tiny Silver Squash Blossom and fancy Silver Beads. The theme of this pair of Bead Earrings is beads and when you look at them closely, you will see what I mean as most every finding has tiny Silver Beads and Earrings have a beautiful Sleeping Beauty Turquoise Bead as well.

Bead Earrings

As in all of Nattarika’s Bead Earrings, this is an exceptional piece of Southwestern Silver and Turquoise Jewelry that is handmade, high quality and proudly made in the USA. If you are looking for a great pair of handmade Turquoise Bead and Silver Earrings, this would be a great pair for you.

We invite you to view a couple of our presentation pages on Beaded Jewelry, check out Bead Jewelry, Turquoise Bead Earrings and Fashion Bead Jewelry.

We invite you to browse through our online store to see more of Nattarika’s Bead Earrings as well as her other unique Jewelry.

Handmade Jewelry

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Handmade Jewelry

Handmade Jewelry from Durango Silver Company

We have created a great new informational page on Handmade Jewelry that we think you will enjoy and gain some useful knowledge from.  This pages has many great photos with descriptions of what the photo represents, you can view this page at Handmade Jewelry.

Durango Silver Company has been in business making handmade jewelry for nearly forty years now. We built our  historic Trading Post that sells our Jewelry as well as handmade Jewelry from different artisans from the Southwest in 1976. We specialize in high quality Sterling Silver Jewelry in contemporary and Southwest design with exceptional authentic gemstones, most of which we cut in our lapidary shop.  

Handmade Jewelry by Durango Silver Company

Handmade Jewelry

 Handmade Jewelry offered by Durango Silver Company is many levels above the general Silver Jewelry that is seen in department stores or typically for sale online. We produce and handle authentic handmade Jewelry this is unique and for the most part one-of-a-kind pieces of Artisan Handmade Jewelry.

We specialize in Turquoise authentic and natural American Turquoise. We have collected American Turquoise from historic American Mines, mined with the old Turquoise miners and have mined Turquoise  in our own mines for over 40 years. We hand cut most all of our own Turquoise that is used in the handmade Jewelry that we offer and we only use the finest quality Turquoise gemstones in our Jewelry. We also use many other quality gemstones such as  Coral, Lapis, Sugilite, Opal, Gaspeite, Spiny Oyster and other bold colored stones that gives our Jewelry a festive, lively and organic appearance.

Handmade Jewelry from the Southwest

Navajo Handmade Silver Bracelets

 Handmade Jewelry from the American Southwest in unique from any other Jewelry that is or has been produced worldwide. Southwestern Silver Jewelry has an organic appearance like no other and individuals who appreciate a natural lifestyle tend to migrate towards Southwestern Silver Jewelry designs as they are vibrant in color, handcrafted, made in USA and are artistic pieces of Handmade Jewelry.

The Navajo’s began making Southwestern styled Jewelry around 1865 when a Navajo Blacksmith named Atsidi Sani learned how to work with Silver from the Spaniards who were in this are in search of Gold and Silver. Atsidi Sani’s Silver Jewelry was an immediate hit with the Navajo people and soon people from the western United States began to appreciate it as well. Today, Southwestern Silver Jewelry is collected by individuals throughout the world and it has also become a national treasure on the United States.

Be sure to check out our new informational presentation on Handmade Jewelry, we are certain you will enjoy and get a lot of useful information from it. You might also like to view Handmade Silver Jewelry and Handcrafted Turquoise Jewelry.

Handmade Jewelry is our specialty, we hope you will visit Durango Silver Company online often.

Beaded Bracelets

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Beaded Bracelets

Beaded Bracelets

We have just finished a very nice Beaded Bracelets  informational page, come and check it out!

Durango Silver Company specializes in Beaded Bracelets, we use authentic gemstones to make our special pieces such as this Beaded Bracelet in the photo to the left. If you would like to see more information and additional photos of this Beaded Bracelet, follow this link.

We have had our Jewelry Gallery here in Durango, Colorado USA since 1976 and have been collecting gemstone beads since that time. Turquoise Beads have changed, however, the Turquoise Beads used to come from the Santo Domingo Indians and they were substantially more expensive.  We still use old Santo Domingo Beads in our Beaded Bracelets.

Beaded Bracelets

Turquoise Beaded Bracelet

 Durango Silver Company specializes in authentic Turquoise Beaded Bracelets such as this Beaded Bracelet to the right. Nattarika Hartman hand beaded this amazing five strand blue Kingman Turquoise Beaded Bracelet and she always uses 925 Sterling Silver findings to complete her Beaded Jewelry.

Nattarika selects her gemstone beads from our 40 year collection of authentic and natural gemstone beads. Naturally, Turquoise is her favorite and we have a large stock of rare Turquoise Beads that we have collected throughout the years of being in the Southwestern Silver Jewelry Business, however, we have a vast amount of  the gemstone beads that she uses to make her one of a kind Beaded Jewelry.

Beaded Bracelets

Beaded BraceletDurango Silver Company produces a wide variety of Beaded Bracelets. This Beaded Bracelet to the left has a Australian Bolder Opal center stones and is beaded with awesome filigree Silver Beads from Bali. We always have many different and unusual Beaded Bracelets with many different types of gemstones and many with Silver Beads as well.

Also, check out some of our informational presentation pages on Turquoise Beads,  Turquoise Beaded Jewelry, Turquoise Beaded Earrings, Turquoise Bead Necklaces and our Turquoise Beads Video.   We invite you to view the different Beaded Jewelry we have on hand now by typing in beaded Jewelry or even Beaded Bracelets.