Twisted wire metalworking is a very old technique used by many Southwestern tribes. It can be found in both vintage and modern pieces.
Seen frequently throughout Native American jewelry, Sterling Silver "raindrops" are a traditional design element. They can be smooth and high polished are they can be starlike and oxidized.
Chinese turquoise ranges in color from vibrant sky blue to a deep blue-green. Ma'ashan and Hubei areas have been prolific providers of stone with beautiful color and matrix. Due to the rarity of North American Turquoise, Chinese turquoise accounts for the majority of turquoise on the market today.
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