We are a locally owned and operated secondhand dealer and business. Webuynavajojewelry at the best prices in town. Here at webuynavajojewelry we have many years of experience in buying and selling all types of Navajo jewelry. Webuynavajojewelry from all time frames, from the antique pieces of the 1800’s and 1900’s to the more modern crafted Navajo pieces.
Webuynavajojewelry in order to keep this tradition alive and to spread the beauty and art of these Navajo artisans. Webuynavajojewelry to ensure that collectors from around the world have access to the distinct and beautiful craftsmanship of the Navajo tribe. At webuynavajojewelry we know that the Navajo are the largest tribe within the United States. Webuynavajojewelry of all varieties.
Webuynavajojewelry made mostly of silver, due to the fact that it is the medium used most by Navajo artisans. Silver became the medium of choice by the Navajo, after its introduction from the Spanish and Mexicans. Webuynavajojewelry has a large selection of silver jewelry that is inlaid with many different types of natural gemstones. At webuynavajojewelry we understand that the most popular gemstones used by the Navajo artisans and silversmiths is turquoise.
Turquoise is not only used by the Navajo due to its indigenous nature to the areas populated by the Navajo. This includes numerous states within the Southwest. Inactive mines are located in Colorado, California, Utah, and New Mexico. There are still active and prosperous mines in both Nevada and Arizona. Many might believe that Navajo jewelry is only items left over from the past. Webuynavajojewelry that is still crafted today using the time honored ways of their ancestors.
Navajo jewelry is easily recognizable from other tribal jewelry due to the primary use of large gemstones inlaid in silver. This is also why many pieces of Navajo jewelry have withstood the test of time. The silver work of the Navajo has become more advanced over the decades, with a heavy reliance on soldering many pieces of silver together to make one fluid piece of jewelry. Turquoise, coral, and even agate are popular stones often set into the silver of Navajo jewelry. The silver itself can have large pieces of gemstones or smaller patterned gemstones adorning the silver. Natural elements can often be found as decoration in the silver, things such as flowers, leaves, foxes, feathers, birds, or snakes. At webuynavajojewelry we would like to share all our knowledge of Navajo jewelry and perhaps buy your Navajo items or get you started on your own collection Navajo jewelry.