Sterling Silver Box with No. 8 Turquoise by Albert Jake (#75)

Sterling Silver Box with No. 8 Turquoise by Albert Jake
Sterling Silver Box with No. 8 Turquoise by Albert Jake
Sterling Silver Box with No. 8 Turquoise by Albert Jake

Sterling Silver Box with No. 8 Turquoise by Albert Jake (#75)

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Box is 4" x 5"

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This rare turquoise from the #8 Mine is remarkable in its color and spider web matrix. This exceptional sterling silver box is crowned with nine large cabochons of spectacular high-domed #8 gemstones. We believe it is one of the finest and most distinctive pieces ever offered by Twin Rocks Trading Post.


About the artist:

Since 1959, Albert Jake has made his home in the beautiful country located about forty miles south of Gallup, New Mexico.  He was born at Zuni Pueblo and has resided in the village of Ramah for many years.  Albert’s parent taught him the many steps to fine Navajo silverwork which includes both cluster jewelry as well as beautiful stones in classic Navajo settings.

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Precious Stones
Turquoise; Precious stones have symbolic implications. For example, turquoise if a "collective term for all the precious stones, wealth, or mixed offerings. Good fortune is attributed to this stone." Both white shell and turquoise are emphasized in Kinaalda? More about this legend

Silversmith Work

When and how the Navajo acquired the art of working metals is unknown but there are reasons for supposing that it was introduced among them, or at least more developed and improved upon by them, since the time they have occupied their present country?

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