Silver Pendants produced by Durango Silver Company are unique pieces of quality Silver Jewelry that is above and beyond most Sterling Silver Jewelry available in the marketplace today. Our Silver Pendants are unique pieces of Handmade Jewelry, made in the USA by Silversmith Artisans of the Southwest. We take great pride in making Silver Jewelry that is one-of-a-kind for people that appreciate handmade Jewelry of unquestionable quality.
Silver Pendants are a beautiful form of Jewelry that both men and women enjoy wearing, today, more so than gold pendants. The new generations globally, feel that Silver is the precious metal of choice and that it gives one a more natural or down to earth feeling when worn. Southwestern Silver Pendants are a fantastic art form, unusual from any Jewelry made elsewhere in the world and excitingly attractive when worn.
Below are some examples of Silver Pendants that are or have been available from Durango Silver Company. Our specialty is authentic handmade Silver Pendants with natural gemstones of unquestionable quality. Our style of Silver Jewelry is Southwestern and is made in the USA!
Above and to the left is a Navajo American handmade oval shaped Spiderweb Turquoise Silver Pendant by William Johnson. This Navajo made Turquoise Silver Pendant a classic Navajo Artisan Handmade piece of quality Sterling Silver Jewelry from the Southwest. This pendant can be worn by a man or woman, it features a top grade oval blue spider web Tibetan Turquoise cabochon. The beautiful cabochon is surrounded by shadow box style saw work designs that give it a three dimensional feel of great quality craftsmanship and design. This silver pendant was Native American handmade in New Mexico, USA and is hallmarked “W.M. Johnson & Sterling”.
The center photo displays a Sterling Silver Pendant with a large black Onyx gemstone handmade by Crystal Hartman of Durango, Colorado USA. This Silver Pendant was handmade in a wax master and then cast in the lost wax method. All of Crystals Jewelry is one of a kind, unique to themselves and true works of art. You can shop for silver pendants and Crystal Hartman Jewelry here.
To the right is a Sterling Silver Pendant that is Native American Handmade featuring exquisite Silver work and a spectacular Boulder Opal gemstone from Australia. Handmade by Verdy Jake - Navajo Artist. You can see more photos of this piece on its presentation page. What great examples of silver pendants the above pieces of jewelry are.
Above and to the left is a unique, one of a kind Silver Ore Pendant in Sterling Silver with a black Onyx accent stone. This Silver Ore Pendant was handmade by John Hartman of Durango Silver Company in his Victorian Design that he has become highly recognized for. The Silver Ore gemstone is the natural form of Silver in its host rock which is quartz. This Silver Ore came from Telluride, Colorado in the 1950's. It would not be likely that you would find many silver pendants like the silver pendants above.
The center photo is of a Sugilite and Silver Pendant which was also created by John Hartman and strung on Sugilite and black Onyx beads by Nattarika Hartman. This is a rare piece of Sugilite as it is about 70 carats and very gemmy. The outstanding Silver work accents the gemstones nicely and makes this a very attractive piece.
To the right is a Large Navajo made, sunburst design, teardrop Manassa Blue Turquoise Pendant by Native American artist Albert Jake. This Colorado Turquoise stone is bezel set and surrounded by a rope or cable design and a hand stamped sunburst design and Spanish style hand stampwork. This is hung from a large chased stripe design handmade bale. The silver pendants above are great examples of handmade sterling silver jewelry.
Above and to the left are silver pendants that are:
An artist rendition of a bee in Silver Sterling by Crystal Hartman. This cute sterling silver pendant is Crystal Hartman’s version of a bumble bee and features a natural Carnelian cabochon that is set inside the Bee. The beautiful gemstone can be seen from every side of the pendant, it can be worn by a man or a woman. Crystal Hartman is contributing a portion of every Bee pendant’s sale to Bee education. These silver pendants will be made with many different gemstones. This sterling silver and Carnelian Bee pendant was American handmade in Durango, Colorado USA.
The center Silver Pendant is a classic Southwestern style Sterling Silver and spider web Bisbee Turquoise Pendant by John Hartman. A natural Bisbee Turquoise cabochon is the focal point of this gorgeous sterling silver pendant. This natural American Turquoise cabochon is set in a fancy filigree sterling silver bezel. The Bisbee Turquoise stone is then surrounded by a flattened bead pattern. This is all hung from a large sterling silver bale. John Hartman makes these type of Turquoise and Silver Pendants with all kinds of gemstone.
To the right is a large Rhodocrosite Silver Pendant with Black Onyx by John Hartman. This show stopper features a teardrop shaped natural Black Onyx cabochon and a large freeform high grade Rhodocrosite cabochon. These two gorgeous cabochons are separated by intricate Victorian style filigree designs. It is rare to find many Rhodochrosite and silver pendants these days.
Above and to the left is a Silver Pendant in blazing orange and purple Spiny Oyster Shell by Native American artist Peal Ukestine. This contemporary Native American Inlay pendant was handmade of sterling silver and then inlaid with Spiny Oyster Shell in the fashion of a Cobble Stone Street. This vibrant inlay silver pendant would be a wonderful addition or start to any Silver Jewelry or Inlay Jewelry Collection.
The center Silver Pendant set is a Modern Sterling Silver, Mother of Pearl, Opal and Rhodocrosite Silver Pendant and Earring set by Native American artist Albert Francisco. The focus of this stunning sterling silver earring and pendant set is beautiful and vibrant natural Rhodocrosite. This rare and beautiful stone is inlaid into the sterling silver set along with Gilson opal and Mother of Pearl. Each inlay earring features two inlaid Rhodocrosite stones, two inlaid Opal stones, and one Mother of Pearl inlaid stone. The silver inlay pendant features the same order of five inlaid stones.
To the right is a contemporary inlay earrings and pendant set with Gaspeite, Sugilite and Turquoise by Native American artist by Kenneth Bitsie. This fashion inlay Turquoise jewelry set features a fanciful array or colored gemstones with the largest inlaid stones being brown “Dragon Skin” Tibetan Turquoise. These natural brown spider web Turquoise stones are surrounded by micro inlay of Sugilite, Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and Gaspeite. The color combination of the different types of Turquoise and colored gemstones is spot on and unique. The silver pendants above are wonderful examples of Navajo inlay silver pendants.
Above and to the left is a Navajo overlayed Silver Pendant. This Silver Pendant was made by hand sawing the top layer of Silver out with a Jewelers saw and then sweat soldering it onto a back plate of Silver. The entire pendant was then cut out to complete the design. Navajo Silversmiths are known for their detailed Silver work, they are very prolific in their unusual abilities to form Silver such as the center Horny Toad Silver Pendant.
The center piece is a handmade Horny Toad Pendant in Sterling Silver with 10 red Coral gemstones made by Ben Yazzie. Ben is a new Navajo Silversmith to Durango Silver Company, he is a great Silversmith that makes some very unusual Navajo Jewelry such as this awesome Horny Toad Pendant. It is hand tooled, stamped Silver and three dimensional and has 10 individually cut and set red Coral gemstones. Ben is a local Navajo Artisan and we hope to have a lot more of his work in the months to come.
To the right is a Silver Spider Pendant made by Joe Ebby, Joe is an anglo American that was born and raised in Gallup, New Mexico and his highly respected in the Southwest for his ability to make bug Jewelry in Sterling Silver. Above are more wonderful examples of Navajo silver pendants.
Above and to the left is a Navajo handmade Red Mountain Turquoise Pendant. This wonderful Silver Pendant is very elegant and striking. This Sterling Silver Pendant features a spider web Red Mountain Turquoise cabochon from Nevada, the cabochon is bezel set and surrounded by rope and saw work designs. it is hung from a nice sized plain silver bale. The Red Mountain Turquoise in this ring is very rare and collectible and was Native American artisan handcrafted in New Mexico, USA and is hallmarked “T.F. and Sterling”.
The Silver Pendant in the center was handmade by John Hartman of Durango Silver Co with Gaspeite and Sugilite in his Victorian Style Southwestern Silver design. Gaspeite in from Australia and Sugilite is from South Africa, both mines are no longer producing gemstone material.
To the right is a Victorian Style Silver Pendant made by John Hartman. John hand cut the lime green Tibetan Turquoise rough material into this great gemstone and then made it into one of his beautiful Victorian styled Silver Pendants.
Above and to the left is a Geometric shaped Pilot Mountain Boulder Turquoise Pendant by John Hartman. This Sterling Silver and Turquoise pendant focuses on the natural Boulder Turquoise cabochon from the Pilot Mountain mine, the cabochon is simply bezel set. This is all hung from a fancy filigree designed sterling silver bale. This Pilot Mountain. View more photos and information about this and other Silver Pendants here.
The center photo is a beautiful piece of Handmade Jewelry in Sterling Silver. Victorian Style medium sized, White Buffalo Turquoise pendant by John Hartman. This pendant focuses on an authentic natural White Buffalo Turquoise cut cabochon. This stone is bezel set and surrounded by filigree Victorian designs. The pendant dangles from a large ornate bail. This pendant was artisan handmade in Durango, Colorado USA and is hallmarked "Durango Silver .925 and J. Hartman".
To the right is a Contemporary vivid blue Spiderweb Turquoise Pendant by Crystal Hartman. This gorgeous sterling silver and Turquoise pendant is all about the stone and focuses on a top grade natural Burnham Turquoise cabochon. This top grade stone is surrounded by prongs that give it a modern fashion Silver Jewelry look. This wonderful Turquoise pendant features a larger handmade Sterling Silver bale that matches in design. This Blue Spider Web Turquoise pendant would be a great addition to your Silver Jewelry or Turquoise Jewelry Collection. Another great set of sterling silver pendants.
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