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Jewelry:Women's Watches:Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch

Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch

$99.00

Price: $99.00

Item# :1075029

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Believed to embody virtues like wisdom, good fortune, and health, turquoise has been an important part of cultures as diverse as the ancient Egyptians, the Navajo, and the Tibetans. For the Navajo in the American Southwest, the stone is part of rain ceremonies where it represents the connection between sea and sky.


A Navajo artisan working in Arizona hand-sets turquoise cabochons within swirls of cast sterling silver, all of which surround a Japanese quartz watch face on a heavy-duty elastic band. Stones will vary slightly.


6" circumference, 1/2"W.

Believed to bestow the wearer with courage, luck, health, and protection, turquoise has been used in jewelry making for millennia by cultures as diverse as the Navajo, ancient Egyptians, and Tibetans. Turquoise can range in color from light yellow-green to dark blue, and usually contains turquoise matrix, the dark veins of other minerals with which it developed. It figures in the creation myth of the Anasazi Indians, who tell that the tribe first entered the world through the mouth of a New Mexico cave that is now a turquoise mine. In Tibet, the sky is called "the turquoise of heaven," and both men and women value jewelry featuring the gem in sky blue hues. Turquoise is sometimes given as a love token to one's betrothed, because its color is said to remain pure as long as the affection lasts.


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Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch
 
3.4

(based on 23 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (9)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (6)

57%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Stylish (14)
  • Beautiful (11)
  • Unique (11)
  • Good quality (8)
  • Good length (6)

Cons

  • Poor workmanship (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (13)
  • Dates / night out (6)
  • Office (5)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Practical (14), Classic style (12), Stylish (8), Career (7), Comfort-oriented (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (12), Yes (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Great gift!

This watch was really nicer than I expected. The beautiful cast silver sides which hold the turquois are the only Navajo made parts. The band is flex type and seems to be good...Read complete review

This watch was really nicer than I expected. The beautiful cast silver sides which hold the turquois are the only Navajo made parts. The band is flex type and seems to be good quality. The watch body is made [*] but also seems to be good quality. I really liked the mother-of-pearl look to the watch face. The whole thing seems well made and is very attractive.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not the quality expected

I loved the watch when I saw it on line. Ordered one and was disappointed that it was a green stone rather than blue tourqoise. That would have been ok however, when I...Read complete review

I loved the watch when I saw it on line. Ordered one and was disappointed that it was a green stone rather than blue tourqoise. That would have been ok however, when I gave this as a gift, within two days the watch would not keep time. I called National Geographic and they quickly replaced it with another watch. That one too would not keep time. I took it to [@] Canada and had them replace he insides so that I could be assured that my gift would actually work. I still have not fixed the second one and it sits in my purse. It cost approximately $50.00 to have the watch repaired. Needless to say, I am not impressed.

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5.0

Beautiful silver and blue.

By Sharon

from Arden, N.C.

About Me Classic, Fashion Forward, Practical, Stylish

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Beautiful
  • Good Length
  • Good Quality
  • Perfect Fit
  • Stylish
  • Unique
  • Versatile

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Everyday
    • Night Out
    • Office
    • Travel

    Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

    I love this watch. The color of the turquoise is set perfectly in the silver band and the combination is so beautiful. I can wear it casually with jeans or dressed up and it is so comfortable on my wrist. The dial is big enough and easily read. It is a lovely addition to my jewelry box.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Missing watch and

    By Glenna

    from Marietta, GA

    Verified Reviewer

    Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

    Pretty watch but it came without a watch band and I have yet to find one that would fit. So I have been unable to use it

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Nice band, poor watch

    By rick

    from porterville, Ca

    About Me Career

    Pros

    • Stylish

    Cons

    • Tarnishes Easily

    Best Uses

    • Everyday

    Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

    The band is nice, but tarnishes easily, the turquoise is not the best quality, and the watch is of very poor quality. Hands came loose and drag each other around. This all after about 1 year.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • Yes

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Overall Excellent

    By Mia Mo

    from Florida

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Good Length
    • Stylish

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

        Delivery was fast and packaging was done well.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        3.0

        Very pretty but too tight

        By Linnu

        from NJ

        About Me Career, Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical, Stylish

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

        Will be returning the watch

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

        (4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Very nice watch for the price

        By Neelie

        from Baltimore, MD

        About Me Classic, Comfort-Oriented, Practical

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Beautiful
        • Good Length
        • Good Quality
        • Stylish
        • Unique
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday

          Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

          I love turquoise and silver, and when I read that the watch band had a very small diameter, I had to order it. My wrist is very small; in fact, I had to have 4 links taken out of the watchband. I have received many compliments since my purchase and I wear the watch every day. I highly recommend it especially if you have small wrists.

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Love it!

          By LisaM

          from Phoenix, AZ

          About Me Classic, Practical, Stylish

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Beautiful
          • Stylish
          • Unique

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Everyday

            Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

            Nice looking everyday watch. Yes, the stretch band is small, but fits me as I have small wrists. Silver with turquoise accents looks great with my other silver jewelry.

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

            (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Beautiful watch

            By Careful Shopper

            from Los Angeles, CA

            About Me Modern, Practical

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Beautiful
            • Good Quality
            • Unique

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Everyday
              • Night Out
              • Office

              Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

              I bought this watch because it goes with Indian jewelry. I am delighted that it is extremely accurate and beautiful as well as a match for my Indian jewelry.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

              (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              disappointed

              By charly

              from romeoville, IL

              About Me Retired

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • None

              Cons

              • Not Worth Money
              • Poor Workmanship

              Best Uses

                Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

                didn't keep product.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                Not impressive

                By Just me

                from Ottawa, Canada

                About Me Practical

                Verified Buyer

                Comments about Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Watch:

                Very light and disappointing quality! Even for this good price, I expected better. Bracelet is extremely short even though it is extendible, which that in my case is a good thing. The gift box is a joke as watch is just put in plastic bag inside box.

                • Was this a gift?:
                • Yes

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