Turquoise Jewelry Events
Native American Jewelry
How do you know if you are
buying authentic made
Native American Jewelry?
Turquoise Treasure provides the resources you
when shopping for authentic Native American
The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of
1990 helps ensure that buyers of
Indian arts and crafts products get
what they pay for by making it illegal to
misrepresent that a product is made by an
Indian. Under the Act, any item produced after
1935 that is marketed using terms such as
“Indian,” “Native American” or “Alaska Native”
must be made by a member of a State or
federally-recognized tribe or by a certified
American Indian Jewelry
American Indians use beads, shells, copper and silver,
ivory, amber, turquoise and other stones to make their
jewelry. American Indians have been making jewelry as
part of their livelihood fro years, even before the
Europeans came to America. The Native American jewelry
makings traditions stays strong, incorporating rather
than being replaced by new materials and techniques like
glass beads and metalworking which was more advanced.
American Jewelry Guide
provides information for making an educated purchase of
American Indian turquoise jewelry.
Did you know that Turquoise is the
birthstone for the month of December? along with Zircon
and Lapis Lazuli. This listing dates back to the 15th
Turquoise is one of the most beautiful semi-precious
stones in all the world. Indeed, it has been said that
no other opaque stone is more beautiful and popular.
With the recent popularity of turquoise jewelry has
become very stylish. Our
Turquoise Jewelry Guide provides information on the different variations
of turquoise, where turquoise is mined and what make
certain pieces of turquoise more valuable.
most common color of
is a pinkish-red this is not the only color available.
Coral occurs in a wide range of shades from red and
white and blue to brown and black. The colors of the red
coral range from palest pink all the way through to a
deep red. Black, golden and blue coral jewelry are
amongst the most fashionable types but the blue coral is
extremely rare as is the white coral with a hint of pink
that is often sought after.
Coral jewelry is also believed to have positive healing
qualities that are associated with many gemstones and
crystals and it certainly has a soothing aura about it
because it is an organic material.