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SOLD Navajo Sterling + Turquoise Womens Watch Tips

Sold Vintage Jewellery

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1950's
$59.00

Lovely Detailed Navajo Sterling Watch Ends

Lovely detailed watch band ends, I believe they are for a womens (or a small) watch. Native American, Navajo, handcrafted in a nice gauge of silver with a small polished green turquoise stone in a sawtooth bezel and hand stamped design leaf and berry in relief with oxidised background. These are nicely made with a pretty and detailed design.
Item Info

Details:

Size

Weight
8 Grams
Hallmark
12 Grams (set)
Materials
Sterling Silver + Turquoise
Condition Report:

Spectacular vintage condition. Shows mild surface wear commensurate with age, no dings or chips, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste..

Item Details

Size

3 cm x 2cm at widest point (3cm = approx 1 1/4"). 1.1cm at watch end and 0.9cm at band end

Weight

12 Grams (pair)

Hallmark

-

Materials

Sterling Silver, Turquoise

Condition Report

Spectacular vintage condition!! Shows mild wear commensurate with age, no dings or chips, will come with some patina, as level of polish is a matter of taste.

About this Piece

Sterling Silver

Sterling is an alloy of silver containing at least 92.5% pure silver (925 parts of 1000 thus the 925 stamp), the remainder is made up of a mix of metals (most commonly copper) used to make the metal workable. Pure silver is generally considered too soft to work with, although you can find silver jewellery at 950 or 980, even the occasional 99.9% fine silver, which can be work-hardened to increase durability.

Turquoise

Turquoise is a mineral that occurs when water containing elements like copper and aluminium leach through rock. It's vivid blue-green colour is decided by the level of elements, more copper produces a greener colour, more zinc a yellower tone. It is a porous stone so to keep it looking beautiful for a long time avoid temperature swings, chemicals, cosmetics, perfumes and ultrasonic cleaners.