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Native American Jewelry:
10 Inch Dream Catchers
2 Inch Dream Catchers
3 Inch Dream Catchers
4 Inch Dream Catchers
Assorted Small Silver Chains
Bear Jewelry
Bracelets Over $20
Bracelets Under $20
Dream Catcher Key Rings
Dream Catchers Wholesale
Eagle Jewelry
Earrings Over $15
Earrings Under $15
Horse Jewelry
Kokopelli Jewelry
Necklaces Over $30
Necklaces Under $30
Pendants Over $20
Pendants Under $20
Rose Quartz
Chains/Rubber Necklaces/Extenders
Dream Catchers
Key Rings
Semi-Precious Gem Stone Nugget Necklaces
Silver Earrings
Turquoise Nugget Jewelry in Sterling Silver Pictur


Navajo Silversmith Beginning

The number of Navajos who produce silverwork remains small. Their work is highly regarded and sought after by other Navajos and by others all over the world. In fact, silver jewelry is a status symbol of a man's wealth and reputation.

IN 1884, the owner of Hubbell Trading Post in Ganado, AZ hired two Mexican silversmiths to teach Navajos to solder and work with silver. The result of this early apprenticeships emphasized the heavy use of metal, with few stones and a simplicity of design.

To obtain metal the Navajos melted American silver coins, then beat the molten silver to make the jewelry. However, in 1890 the Currency Defacement act was passed by Congress prohibited the use of American coins in the way. History of Native American Pueblo and Navajo Jewelry Silversmiths


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