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Native American Jewelry for Men

Jewelry has long been an art form that Native American tribes used to express their cultural diversity and creativity. Jewelry held a special role in ceremonies, trading, communication, and identity. Today, Native American men’s jewelry is still made using techniques that have been perfected over the centuries using the naturally occurring materials that have come to hold such special meaning. Turquoise de Luchia is now offering tasteful Native American jewelry for men that have been handcrafted with the utmost care.

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Dry Creek Turquoise Watchband Black Onyx Navajo Inlay Ring by AT
Navajo Bolo Tie
Our Price: $450.00
Black Onyx & Bone Ring
Our Price: $225.00
Norman Woody
June Delgarito
AT
Wild Horse Navajo Inlay Men's Ring Navajo Inlay Turquoise Ring
Navajo Inlay Men's Ring
Our Price: $225.00
Zuni Inlay Bolo & Buckle Set
Our Price: $1,665.00
Navajo Inlay
AT
D Quandelacy

Multicolor Navajo Inlay Ring by AT Dry Creek Turquoise Watchband
"AT" Navajo
Navajo
Lapis Silver Ring by Rick Tolino Opal Watchband by June Delgarito
Turquoise Men's Ring
Our Price: $135.00
Navajo Inlay Lapis Ring
Our Price: $132.00
Opal Turquoise Watchband
Our Price: $156.00
Navajo
Rick Tolino

June Delgarito

Eagle Watchband Turquoise Eagle Watchband Navajo Inlay Tiger's Eye & Opal Watchband
Eagle Watchband
Our Price: $150.00
Turquoise Eagle Watchband
Our Price: $225.00
Eagle Watchband
Turquoise Eagle Watchband
"Y"

Navajo Inlay Tiger's Eye & Opal Watchband Navajo Inlay Tiger's Eye & Opal Watchband Navajo Inlay Turquoise Ring
"Y"
"Y"
AT

Dry Creek Turquoise Ring by AT Navajoy Inlay Wild Horse & Opal Ring
Dry Creek Turquoise Ring
Our Price: $144.00
Navajo Inlay Ring Band
Our Price: $156.00
AT
AT

Navajo Inlay

Navajo Kokopelli Ring
Our Price: $126.00
Number 8 Turquoise Ring
Our Price: $156.00
Amy Quandelacy

P. Sanchez
Navajo Turquoise Ring
Our Price: $108.00
Turquoise Nugget Ring
Our Price: $144.00
Navajo Inlay Ring
Our Price: $180.00
Navajo
Navajo Inlay Ring
Our Price: $180.00
Navajo Inlay Ring
Our Price: $126.00
Navajo Bolo Tie
Our Price: $450.00
Navajo Belt Buckle
Our Price: $180.00
Norman Woody
Navajo

   
 
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Turquoise Jewelry for Men – The Tradition and History

Turquoise has been a staple of Native American jewelry for men. It has been revered for both its magnificent color and its spiritual qualities for over 7,000 years. Turquoise, which means ‘fallen sky stone’, is a symbol of creation, water, and life. Nearly two thousand years ago Native Americans in the Santa Fe, New Mexico area began mining for this precious stone, which has a significant role in many cultures. Ancient artisans would meticulously shape and polish the stones to perfection with sandstone and leather before creating unique pieces that were part of ceremonial headdresses, sewn into clothing, and worn as jewelry.

Today, men’s turquoise jewelry from Turquoise de Luchia is as beautiful and attractive as the pieces made centuries ago. These turquoise belt buckles for men as well as bolo pendants, rings, and more are crafted by experienced artisans that respect the traditions of the people who first began using the gemstones.

The Use of Silver in Native American Jewelry for Men

Early in the 1800s silver was introduced to the Southwest region of America by way of the Spanish and Mexicans. Since then the metal has become synonymous with Native American jewelry design. In the 1850s, Navajo artisans used what they learned from Mexican silversmiths to create pieces so impressive the nearby Zuni tribes traded livestock for them. It wasn’t long before the Zuni began crafted silver jewelry themselves. The technique was eventually passed along to the Hopi tribe as well. Today, their craft and standout design aesthetic lives on in the pieces at Turquoise de Luchia.