Turquoise Pendant, Native American Made, December Birthstone Jewelry, Vintage Turquoise Jewelry
Artist Signed: G. Spencer- Gary Spencer
Hang length: 43mm
A nice example of Navajo Artist, G. Spencer work.
Cut design Sterling Silver Pendant,.
Vintage Prime Drycreek Turquoise Cabochon.
This is a rare blue stone.
The silver shows light scratches from normal wear as is normal for a Vintage piece of Jewelry.
This amazing stone is intact with no apparent cracks or chips.
The Stone is secure in the setting. This is a Prime collectors piece.
This Pendant would make a wonderful everyday necklace for both business and pleasure.
It would look great stacked with a set of beads.
The Unique color would go amazing with that little black dress on a special occasion.
Gary Spencer is a Navajo silversmith along with other members of the Spencer family.
His work has been out there for many years and he is an accomplished amazing artist in
about every Jewelry form.
He is known for using some of the best turquoise in the world. This piece is especially rare
in the Turquoise used.
The color is a pastel blue unlike the vivid blues of other Turquoise, high grade Dry Creek Turquoise has a light brown, golden webbed matrix.
The Dry Creek Turquoise mine is in Nevada.
It was first used by the Shoshone Native American tribe.
The Shoshones mainly used the stones for trade but did allow limited mining rights thru the early 90s.
Dry Creek, like most mines, produces various looks.
The most prized is the early mined stones as they produced a creamy blue stone with
with a golden or or light brown matrix, and it produces a wonderful shine. This grade of Drycreek is unobtainable in the rough.
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We are happy to create something for you. We have an extensive collection Vintage American turquoise from mines such as, Kingman, Royston, Morenci, Bisbee, Ithica Peak, Stormy Mountain, Number8, Damele. And my favorite, Sonora Sunrise. We work mainly with Sterling but are open to new things. Don't hesitate to contact us and we can discuss the stone and design you are interested in. You may custom chose your turquoise.
Most jewelry can be customized in some ways. New pieces can be designed and made per your size needs. Please contact us with any questions.
All Turquoise and most semi precious stones should be kept dry and not stored in sunny places. Natural untreated Stones can change color due to chemical exposure such as shamoo, soap, lotions ect. so make a habbit of removing your jewelry before using these things. Exposure to excessive heat and sunlight can cause fading so try not to store your stones in the sunlight.
Most American turquoise is backed, this is for the protection of the stone, it gives it a little impact resistance, rings and bracelets do take alot of bumping around. Some stones we will only set in Pendants as they do not take the abuse rings and bracelets sometimes see. There are many sterling cleaners on the market, we would be more than happy to polish for you.
Jewelry items are packed in jewelry boxing and ready to gift. Gift wrapping is available at an additional $4 charge. Just leave in the notes that it is a gift or send a message with your wishes and we will do our best to make it perfect.
Cabochons will be wrapped in bubble wrap and boxed securely for safe shipping.