Gorgeous, handcrafted Navajo Blue Diamond Turquoise jewelry set made by a Navajo artist. Named for producing some of the hardest turquoise ever found, the Blue Diamond mine is located outside of Austin, Nevada and was first mined in the 1930s. The stones that this mine produces, which are usually large pieces in plate form with its black smoky matrix surrounded by a brilliant blue. Today Blue Diamond turquoise is once again being actively mined in limited quantities by the current owner. A truly one of a kind piece!
History Colorado selects these items with the help of CJ Brafford, our jewelry buyer, who is also the director of the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose, CO home to one of the world's most comprehensive collections of Ute culture and history. CJ is offering personal shopping services and has a wealth of information to share about authentic American Indian jewelry. If you have a piece in mind that you are looking for, or if you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Set includes necklace and earrings
- Necklace length 8.5 inches
- Turquoise pendant measures ~ 1 inch x 1.5 inches