We are often asked questions like “is your jewelry authentic Indian made”. Most items we sell are authenticated as authentic Native American made, but how do you know for sure that what you’re buying is in fact Indian made?
There are several resources available in determining the authenticity of the jewelry you are interested in, but one is knowing your seller. Most trusted sellers of Authentic Native American Jewelry will also provide a Guarantee of your Satisfaction and certification of authenticity.
Additionally, the U.S. Department of Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act prohibits passing off fake American Indian crafts as genuine.
·Trusted sellers of will provide a disclaimer in their listing as to the authencity of the product they are selling. Be cautious of sellers representing Native American or Indian made jewelry as authentic if it is not authenticated by the Indian artist.
·Native American Silversmiths usually stamp their jewelry as Sterling Silver. If you are considering buying silver jewelry that is stamped .925, it is less likely to be Native American made because it often made outside the U.S.
·Most sellers of Authentic Indian jewelry will also provide Certification of Authencity of your jewelry purchase upon request.
If you are interested in purchasing collectable turquoise, coral, sterling silver bracelets, necklaces, earrings, concho belts, pendants, watches, rings, bolo ties and belt buckles that are guaranteed to be hand-made by Native American jewelry artists, it will be worth your time to examine the product you are interested in buying and communicate with your seller accordingly.