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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.

Jewelry Gallery

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Jewelry Gallery

Southwest Jewelry GalleryThe Durango Silver Company Jewelry Gallery has been located in Durango, Colorado USA since 1976. We specialize in Sterling Silver Jewelry in a Southwestern design and our gemstone of choice is authentic American Turquoise. We produce Silver Jewelry in-house as well as handle Jewelry by Native American and Contemporary Artisans from the Southwestern regions of the USA.

Jewelry Gallery

Our Jewelry Gallery specializes in handmade Jewelry by Southwestern Artisans that create one of a kind Jewelry such as Rings, Earrings, Bracelets, Necklaces and Pendants. We handle Jewelry with many types of colorful gemstones such as Turquoise, Coral, Lapis, Sugilite, Gaspeite, Opal, Amethyst, Garnet, Ruby, Spiny Oyster and more.

Jewelry Gallery Online

Durango Silver Company has had our online Gallery for several years, however, we have been working on the Internet for the Native American Indian community since 1997. Our online Jewelry Gallery specializes in Silver and Turquoise Jewelry from the American Southwest. We offer a wide variety of quality Silver Jewelry and we also are known for having the finest American Turquoise in our Silver and Turquoise Jewelry. We have collected high grade Turquoise for over 40 years and we have several Turquoise Mines in Nevada that we mine. We cut most of the gemstones used in our Jewelry so we are certain our gemstones are authentic and of the highest quality possible.

 We hope you will take a look at our Online Jewelry Gallery and if you are in our area we invite you to visit the Durango Silver Company Jewelry Gallery.

One of a Kind Jewelry

Friday, August 26th, 2011

One of a Kind Jewelry

Non One of a kind jewelry

Production Zuni Turquoise Inlay Earrings

The most valuable of all jewelry is one of a kind jewelry.  There are many different types of one of a kind jewelry.  There is one of a kind gold jewelry, one of a kind silver jewelry, one of a kind bead jewelry, and many many more varieties of one of a kind jewelry.  One thing all of one of a kind jewelry has in common is that it is handmade.  In today’s age it is very difficult to find anything handmade from any local in the world.  Most of the products people purchase these days is mass produced or manufactured for the masses, meaning there hundreds, thousands or millions of the same exact product, which is definately not one of a kind. This is also true with jewelry, most of the jewelry on the market today is not one of a kind jewelry but rather mass produced jewelry.  Some of this non one of a kind jewelry such as the gorgeous Zuni Turquoise Inlay Earrings to the right is very highend quality jewelry, other pieces of manufactured or non one of a kind jewelry is low grade and purely made to offer the current fashion at the lowest price. 

One of a Kind Jewelry with Gemstones

one of a kind jewelry

One of a kind Turquoise and Sugilite Bracelet

One of the best avenues to find one of a kind jewelry is when shopping for unique gemstones. In general when artisans are making jewelry, silver jewelry or gold jewelry, with high end gemstones they will make this jewelry as one of a kind jewelry.  Most jewelers and artisans consider handmade one of a kind jewelry to be the best place for high end gemstones such as rare American Turquoise, Opal, Coral, etc. All jewelers consider handmade one of a kind jewelry to be the most valuable and collectible jewelry.  The easiest way to find handmade one of a kind jewelry is to shop at galleries that carry local artisans, famous artisans or make their own jewelry, you can also shop online from the company or artist’s personal website such as DurangoSilver.com.  When you are shopping in the right places it will be easy to find one of a kind jewelry with highend gemstones, not to mention YOU WILL ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR when shopping with the artisan or craftsmen.  You will find the highest grade of gemstones in one of kind jewelry made in America!

One of a Kind Jewelry Around The World

Beautiful one of a kind jewelry is made around the world.  Some of the highest grade gemstones and highest quality one of a kind jewelry is made in America. To jewelry collectors, especially those that collect highend silver jewelry or Southwestern jewelry, they rely on American artist to provided them with a selection of quality one of a kind jewelry to choose from.  Having said this, there are wonderful craftsmen and artists that make top grade one of a kind jewelry in every country around the world!  Some of the countries that are best known for one of a kind jewelry are; America, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Japan, Thailand, and a few others.

Thank you for reading this article about One of a Kind Jewelry.