Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee

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Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee

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Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee

Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
VINTAGE STERLING SILVER TURQUOISE RING NATIVE AMERICAN OLD PAWN BISBEE 3 SPLIT SHANK ROPE TURN BEZEL SET. The world has had a fascination for turquoise for over 7000 years. The oldest known example of any jewelry was a carved turquoise and gold bracelet found on the mummy of an Egyptian queen. In the American Southwest, Native Americans have mined turquoise since prehistoric times. Many legends surround turquoise, it is believed to bring good fortune and health. While turquoise was once used as currency in the American Southwest, it has been treasured as an adornment throughout the centuries worldwide. The evolution of turquoise jewelry from its appeal as southwestern, Native American or tourist jewelry, to one of the most coveted gems set in designer jewelry worldwide. Coveted, that is, only if you are talking about true, genuine turquoise. And so our turquoise love story continues. While the demand for turquoise has increased dramatically, the supply of genuine turquoise is limited. Turquoise jewelry has been worn for both fashion and cultural significance throughout history. Bisbee Turquoise is one of the most beautiful types of Turquoise that has ever been taken out of the ground in North America. It’s striking true blue color ranges are spectacular and the chocolate matrix that the Turquoise is found in, extentuates it’s beauty. Bisbee Turquoise is some of the finest Arizona Turquoise and there is no Turquoise on earth that is comparible to Bisbee Turquoise, as it has it’s own unusual charicteristics that are unique only to itself. The Bisbee Mine was originally founded in the mid 1870’s and by 1975 when it was closed had become the largest and richest mine the world has ever known. Taking out over 8,000,000,000 pounds of copper the mine was given the name “The Copper Queen”. The Bisbee Mine also produced nearly 3,000,000 ounces of Gold, 77,000,000 ounces of Silver and billions of pounds of lead and zinc! The Bisbee Mine also produced a variety of outstanding minerals including Malichite, Azurite and of course Turquoise that are by products of the metals and minerals that are native to this Mine. However, mining at Bisbee did not include mining for gemstones, any Turquoise or other gemstone materials were discarded by the mining companies and prohibited to be taken out by the minors due to liability reasons. The item “VINTAGE STERLING SILVER TURQUOISE RING NATIVE AMERICAN OLD PAWN BISBEE” is in sale since Sunday, December 15, 2019. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Rings”. The seller is “4744366” and is located in Andover, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Ethnic Origin: Native American
  • Country of Origin: UNITED STATES
  • Modified Item: No
  • Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
  • Lot: No
  • Featured Refinements: Vintage Turquoise Ring
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Metal: Sterling Silver
  • Jewelry Type: Rings
  • Tribal Affiliation: Navajo
  • Ring Size: 11

Vintage Sterling Silver Turquoise Ring Native American Old Pawn Bisbee
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