Buying Limited Edition Traditional Native American Jewelry Online

Jewelry types come and go, but certain classics—like Native American rings, necklaces, earrings, and bracelets—never go out of style. In fact, they are highly valued collectibles preferred by discerning jewelry collectors. You can buy traditional Native American jewelry online to start your own collection or if you simply want to invest in high-quality and authentic pieces. The key is to find a reputable store that carries limited edition traditional Native American jewelry online. Here are a few tips to get you started:

  • Beware of fakes – Native American jewelry is among the most commonly faked products you can buy off the internet (particularly the Navajo and Zuni designs).  Stay away from pieces that are priced too cheap, as they are probably counterfeit. Fakes do not have any value. This means its value will not increase over time in case you intend to sell it in the future. It is made of cheap and flimsy materials that may tarnish or fall off easily, too.  Hence, if you care about your money, always choose to buy authentic traditional Native American jewelry online. Also remember that buying fakes will hurt the livelihood of genuine Native American artists. Purchase only authentic pieces if you truly want to show your support to cultural heritage and craftsmanship.
  • Look for a trustworthy retailer – Find an established retailer of rare Natural American turquoise and fine Native American jewelry that works directly with Native American artists in the Southwest. Make sure they are authorized to represent the artists they are working with, so you can be confident that they are selling authentic Native American jewelry. Some of the most reputable retailers have a physical store, too.
  • Read product descriptions – Many types of traditional Native American jewelry are limited edition, as artists typically make them by hand. Hence, they rarely have any copies. However, some designs can easily be reproduced in limited quantities. Pieces with rare gem grade stones are typically hard to find, so consider investing in them when you can.
  • Make sure the piece comes with certification – Look for a certificate of authenticity, which assures collectors the name of the artist and his or her tribal affiliation, along with the materials used and the item’s retail value.

About the Company:

Turquoise Direct is one of the most prominent sellers of authentic handmade turquoise jewelry, designed by award winning Native American artists, including Julian Lovato, Harry H. Begay, Arland Ben, Aaron Anderson, Al Joe, Thomas Jim, Tommy Jackson, Calvin Martinez and many others who place only the finest natural American turquoise in beautiful contemporary and traditional silver and gold jewelry.  With an amazing selection of collectible Native American jewelry from bracelets to earrings, necklaces, and rings to buckles and bolos by some of the most collectible and highly esteemed Native American artists in the Southwest, Turquoise Direct is the place to go for the finest online experience on the web.


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16 Apr 2018

By Josh Chaney
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