There is nothing like a Turquoise Necklace from Durango Silver Company! All of our Turquoise Necklaces as well as all of our Turquoise Jewelry is made with Sterling Silver and Authentic Turquoise of the highest quality. We produce many types of Silver Turquoise Necklaces as well as many styles of Turquoise Bead Necklaces and try to have a Southwestern Style Turquoise Necklace for everyone's taste.
Turquoise is a beautiful gemstone and actually one of the very first gemstones known to mankind. Historic records show that it was first found in the holy land over 7,500 years ago. It has since been coveted by Kings, Queens, Pharaohs, spiritual leaders, medicine men and important people from around the world as being a spiritual gemstone that has metaphysical powers. It is believed by peoples around the world that Turquoise brings happiness, good health and fortune. A Turquoise Necklace is a perfect piece of Turquoise Jewelry to wear for both women as well as men.
We have created this presentation page on Turquoise Necklaces to educate you on the different types and styles of a Turquoise Necklace, we hope you enjoy it.
Navajo Turquoise Necklace - The Navajo Squash Blossom style Turquoise Necklaces above was made with Manassa Turquoise from Colorado. This is a Navajo Turquoise Necklace, Navajo handcrafted in Sterling Silver in a Squash blossom Turquoise Necklace style. This Necklace does not have the actual Squash Blossoms usually found on this type of a Navajo Squash Blossom Necklace so it is not actually a Squash Blossom Necklace. This Navajo Silver Turquoise Necklace is unique and along with the rare Manassa Turquoise it is a great collectors piece. Many old Indian Traders consider this type of Navajo Necklace a "Navajo Turquoise Necklace Pendant" as the Naja on the bottom of the Necklace looks like a large Pendant. You can read more on this Navajo Turquoise Necklace Pendant on its presentation page.
The Turquoise Necklace on the right is a Southwestern cluster style Turquoise Necklace made in Sterling Silver with Damale Turquoise Gemstones. This beautiful piece of Turquoise Jewelry was created by John Hartman of Durango Silver Co, John cut the Damale Turquoise stones and also did the Silver work to create this one of a kind Damale Turquoise Necklace.
Turquoise Necklace - Durango Silver Company specializes in many types of Turquoise Necklaces - Silver Turquoise Necklaces and Turquoise Bead Necklaces dominate our production, however we also produce Gold Necklaces with Turquoise and even plain Silver Necklaces. We cut most all of our own Turquoise in-house to assure their quality and authenticity and then we grade and allocate the Turquoise stones to be made into Turquoise Necklaces as well as many other types of Turquoise Jewelry. We produce Turquoise Necklaces in-house as well as subcontract our gemstones out to Native American Indians to have Turquoise Necklaces as well as other types of Turquoise Jewelry made for us. Typically we have Navajo Turquoise Necklaces, Zuni Turquoise Necklaces and Contemporary Turquoise Necklaces made by Southwestern Artisans.
Durango Silver Company has a lot of Navajo Turquoise Jewelry on hand, so if you do not see a particular piece of Jewelry you are looking for, do not hesitate to contact us and ask.
Above is a Blue Diamond Turquoise Beaded Necklace created by Nattarika of Durango Silver Company in Durango Colorado USA. The Turquoise Beads were made with Blue Diamond Turquoise from Nevada from an old stash of Turquoise. The Blue Diamond Turquoise Mine has not been actively producing since the 1970's. This Turquoise Bead Necklace has cut Turquoise Beads in a barrel shape that is quite unique.
The Beaded Necklace in Turquoise on the right is an awesome piece of Turquoise Jewelry to an avid collector of Turquoise. It was made with beautiful lime Turquoise from Tibet. Natural Tibetan Turquoise is special to people who value Turquoise for its spiritual or metaphysical properties and this lime Turquoise in a chunky Turquoise Necklace style is a very unique piece.
Zuni Turquoise Necklace - The Turquoise Necklace on the left is a Zuni Squash Blossom Necklace and a very special, high quality one at that! The Zuni Indians have been making fabulous Turquoise Jewelry for over a hundred years and this is an old Zuni Turquoise Necklace from the 1940's, it is very special and highly collectible. Zuni Turquoise Necklaces vary dramatically as they have been prolific artisans for many generations.
The Zuni Inlay Turquoise Necklace on the right is a beautiful piece of Turquoise Jewelry as well. This Zuni Inlay Turquoise Necklace is inlaid with Turquoise, Coral, Jet and Mother of Pearl. The Zuni Indians have been doing Turquoise Inlay for nearly a hundred years and have become prolific at it. Zuni Turquoise Necklaces are collectible and will grow in value as time passes.
The Zuni Indian Artisans are famous for their lapidary work of Inlay Turquoise, Petit Point and their Needlepoint stonework - The Zuni Indians are responsible for making some of the most beautiful Native American Turquoise Jewelry ever made, their Turquoise Jewelry is admired and even copied worldwide. Zuni Turquoise Necklaces as well as other Zuni Turquoise Jewelry is quality Jewelry and beautiful. Durango Silver Company is proud to represent the Zuni Artisans and we usually have a good amount of Zuni Turquoise Jewelry on our website. If you are looking for a particular Native American Turquoise Necklace, contact John Hartman of Durango Silver Company to see if he can locate a piece for you.
The Native American Turquoise Necklace on the left was made by Navajo Artist J.J. Mariano and is a Turquoise Tab Necklace, Navajo handcrafted, with Broken Arrow Turquoise stones. This Native American made Turquoise Necklace has nineteen beautiful green Turquoise stones that are very attractive and looks beautiful when worn for dress or casual living.
The Turquoise Necklace Pendant on the right has a Silver Navajo Naja with a Royston Turquoise stone strung on Tortoise Boulder Turquoise Beads. It is a unique piece of Turquoise Jewelry with nice Nevada Green Turquoise. This type of Turquoise Necklace is an easy to wear Necklace for a day to day piece of Jewelry - so, you would get a lot of use out of a piece of Turquoise Jewelry like this. We make similar Turquoise Necklace Pendants like this one in different color's of Turquoise as well.
The Royston Turquoise Beaded Necklace to the left is a beautiful set of Turquoise Beads and unusual as well. The square pillow shaped beads were cut from Royston Turquoise which is from Tonopah, Nevada. The Turquoise Beads are drilled diagonally.
The Blue Turquoise Necklace to the right is a classical Southwestern style of Turquoise Beads. This Turquoise Beaded Necklace is made from roundel beads in two different sizes which give the Necklace a dimensional look. Durango Silver Company makes a lot of this style of Beaded Necklaces as they are very attractive when worn and this creates a high demand for this style of Turquoise Beaded Necklaces.
Above are two beautiful Beaded Necklaces with Turquoise, the Necklace on the left has an outstanding center Turquoise Stone that is bezel set with minimal decorations on top and bottom of the stone with dangling Turquoise and Silver Beads. It is strung on matching Roundel Turquoise Beads and is considered a Beaded Choker Necklace. To the right is another style of a Turquoise Bead Necklace which has a dangling Sugilite and Turquoise Stone strung on Black Onyx and Sterling Silver Beads. Both of these Turquoise Necklaces are beautiful pieces of Turquoise Jewelry and the uniqueness of them make them stand out from the crowd.
A Native American Necklace is a piece of American History and a Turquoise Necklace is a Spiritual piece of Turquoise Jewelry that has a historical background in the history of the world. Read more about Ancient Turquoise History and The Anasazi History of Turquoise.
To the left is a Chunky Turquoise Necklace that is unique to itself and a one of a kind. Nattarika took many types of Turquoise Beads and made them into a old style Turquoise Bead Necklace that has a vintage appearance but is not actually a vintage piece. This Turquoise Beaded Necklace is attractive when worn and the different shapes and color's of the Turquoise Bead Pendants in the center stand out nicely. The Turquoise Necklace on the right is another type of Necklace that could be considered a Chunky Turquoise Necklace, however, the Turquoise Beads are more refined as they are hand cut roundel Turquoise beads in different sizes that create the chunky appearance. The Chunky Bead Necklace look really stands out when worn as the large and small beads strung together makes them dynamic when worn.
Above are two Turquoise Pendants that you can make into your own Turquoise Necklace Pendant by how you hang them from different chains, strands of beads or whatever you dream up on a daily basis. If you plan to do this, check out your Necklaces and Silver Chains for the diameter of the bail on the Pendant that will be needed. Most of our bails on our Silver Turquoise Pendants are large as our Pendants are large, however, we can make many different styles of bails that can accommodate many types of Necklaces, we can even make bails that are open like an S or even large lobster clasps that spring closed.
The White Turquoise Pendant Necklace on the left was made in the lost wax style. This is done by starting with the White Buffalo Turquoise Stone and then applying layer after layer of Jewelers wax to create the design. Each lost wax Necklace Pendant that we make is totally one of a kind and unique to itself. The Bisbee Turquoise Pendant Necklace on the right was made in Sterling Silver by John Hartman in his Victorian style of Silver work. Notice the size of the bail on this Pendant in comparison to the bail on the White Buffalo Turquoise Pendant, it is much larger and will accommodate a larger Silver Chain or set of beads to hang from.
We hope you have enjoyed our presentation on Turquoise Necklaces and the varieties that we produce here at Durango Silver Company, we hope you have gained some useful knowledge from our presentation. We invite you to learn more about Turquoise and 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. Thank you for reading about Turquoise Necklaces we hope this will help you when you make your decision to buy a Turquoise Necklace.