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We recommend leaving the patina on old jewelry, as polishing can diminish the value. This High Quality ROYSTON Turquoise Pretty Girl Fred Harvey bracelet.Made in the Fred Harvey era of Native American jewelry. A lightweight split-shank Native American souvenir bracelet from the Fred Harvey era. The decorations added to a Pretty Girl bracelet were set on a platform and usually were a combination of hand made and cast elements such as medallions, buttons, braids, wire and raindrops. This amazing Native American Sterling Silver Royston turquoise stone cuff bracelet is a gem and hard to find from this period. The bracelet weighs 48.7 grams.
The inner circumference measures 6 1/4" including the 1" gap.. The bracelet measures 1 3/8 at the widest. The turquoise stones are bezel set with twisted wire around the bezel setting and applied silver feather or leaf and beads. The turquoise stones have a green hue with brown matrix and white stone inclusions. There are no identifying marks which is common for older pieces.
The silver acid tests as sterling silver. There are a couple of dings in the metal on the reverse of the cuff, they may have been made during the making of the piece, The front of the cuff is in Excellent Vintage condition.
None (tests as sterling silver). An exact date is not available for when the stamp STERLING was first used on Native American jewelry. Items made in the 1930s would usually not have that stamp nor any other hallmark. A few items made in the 1940s to 1950s might have the STERLING stamp, most notably, those made by Bell Traders during that time period. Pieces made in the 1950s and 1960s and later often have the STERLING indication.This bracelet is filled with elegance and it gives off a timeless look and feel. It is sure to be a great addition to any collection! This is a Classic PIECE FROM DAYS GONE BY. A great-looking, extremely wearable piece from a fascinating and romantic period of Southwestern history, this bracelet was likely first acquired by a traveler on the Santa Fe railroad from a Fred Harvey Company trading post such as the Indian Room at Albuquerques Alvarado Hotel or The Hopi House at the Grand Canyon. As with Vintage Native American Pieces, some pieces may Exhibit Test Mark(s), Patina, Scratches, and Minor Dings from the Years in and out of Pawn Shops and Personal Collections.
Words alone are not enough describe this extraordinary bracelet so please take a look at the pictures to get a feel for this magnificent valuable masterpiece of Native American Indian craftsmanship. Turquoise, the "fallen sky stone" hidden in Mother Earth, has been valued by cultures for its beauty and reputed spiritual and life-giving qualities for over 7000 years. It is a true gem of the centuries and has been cherished above all else in creation as the stone of water, stone of blessings, good fortune, protection, good health and long life.Turquoise is sacred to both Native American and oriental traditions. It is associated with the sky, and bringing sky energy to earth. It can help promote honest and clear communication from the heart. Turquoise is also a powerful crystal for relieving stress. It is also said to protect against pollution in the environment, and to bring abundance.
Turquoise is said also help speed the healing process, and is also known as a master healer stone. It is very powerful for grounding and protection also. Turquoise is associated with the throat chakra primarily. Silver is a mineral that is said to mirror the soul, strengthen the connection between astral and physical bodies, and enhance intuitive and psychic energies. Silver is mystically considered to improve speech, bring eloquence.It is also purported to attract, enhance and store the energies of gemstones, as well as draw out negative energies. Silver is related to the moon, and moon energies. Physically, crystal healing lore indicates that silver is has been traditionally used to aid hepatitis treatments, eliminate toxins, expel toxins through the pores, headache, rheumatic pain, nausea and gastritis, obesity, diabetes, and increase assimilation of vitamins A and E. This Handmade bracelet will become one of your favorites and is sure to become a treasured family heirloom for generations. The quality of this turquoise bracelet is second to none! Royston is a turquoise mine located within the Royston District near Tonepah, Nevada. The Royston District consists of several mines including Royston, Royal Blue, Oscar Wehrend and Bunker Hill. The mines in this district were discovered as early as 1902; in fact, Royston is the oldest patented mine in Nevada.
While Royston is considered an active mine. Royston was originally a tunnel mine, but is now an open pit.Royston is a good producer of high quality stones. According to one of the current miners, Royston turquoise is known as "grass roots, " which means the best deposits are found within ten feet of the surface. Royston turquoise is known for its beautiful deep green to rich light blue colors. These unique color ranges are what make this stone so special.
Royston stones are often two-tone, displaying both dark and light green and sometimes blue. Royston has a heavy matrix ranging from dark brown to gold in color. This matrix makes for beautiful combinations with the color variations of the stone. Royston turquoise is considered very collectible and a good investment.Ottesons and several other miners still find a varied amounts of Royston. Most of our items are Unique One-of-a-Kind and subject to availability. So we do not disappoint you with a possible out of stock item. We guarantee a response within 24 Hours most times it is much quicker. Thanks for looking and be sure to check out my store for more selections of authentic Native American jewelry and artifacts! If you like our products, please add me to your. List or consider subscribing to our. For updates on newly listed items, sales and special promotions! We would be happy to consider reasonable offers. This Vintage Jewelry is an Excellent Investment and does Appreciate in Value. Compare your own financial investments over the past ten years to investments in pieces of Native American Indian and Mexican art and antiques! We understand the true value and nature of hand crafted Indian art. And, we recognize that it is important to know that the artist is truly a member of a Native American tribe. So, to ensure you that this is the real deal, a. Has been included with this item.
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This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets". The seller is "elkcreektradingllc" and is located in Kykotsmovi Village, Arizona. This item can be shipped worldwide.