ADOBE PUEBLO JEWELRY
The Pueblo design you see in this jewelry is a reflection of the of the Navajo people’s lifestyle. The scenery is set in New Mexico, near “Shiprock” mountain. This mountain range is a sacred area for the Navajo. The black represents Father sky (everything known) while the pueblos are mother earth (everything known)
Sterling silver (round stars and setting )
Is 92.5% by weight of silver and 7.5% by weight of other metals, usually copper. For example 99.9% pure silver, is relatively soft, so silver is usually alloyed with copper to increase its hardness and strength. Sterling silver is prone to tarnishing
Cultured opals (white colored elements), often referred to as opalite, are created in laboratories.
Jet (black elements) is a product of high-pressure decomposition of wood from millions of years ago, commonly the wood of trees. Jet is found in two forms, hard and soft. Hard jet is the result of carbon compression and salt water; soft jet is the result of carbon compression and fresh water.
Picture Jasper (brown elements) is an opaque, microcrystalline variety of Quartz with extraordinary color banding, veining and depositional flow patterns created by petrified or silicate mud and sometimes dendritic inclusions.