Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm

Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm

$4.95

Add a touch of Native American culture to your jewelry collection with this stunning Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm. Perfect for bracelets or necklaces, this charm is a beautiful representation of Native American heritage.
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Embrace the Legacy of Native American Heritage with Our Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of Native American heritage with our captivating Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm. This meticulously crafted pendant features a detailed silhouette of a traditional Native American shield, showcasing its intricate designs, symbolic elements, and enduring cultural significance. The charm’s polished finish adds a touch of elegance to any bracelet or necklace, making it a perfect symbol of resilience, strength, and the enduring spirit of Native American traditions.

A Symbol of Resilience, Strength, and Enduring Cultural Heritage

The Native American shield, a powerful symbol of resilience, strength, and cultural heritage, has captivated and inspired people for centuries. From its origins as a practical tool for protection in battle to its enduring significance as a symbol of unity and spiritual connection, the shield has become an emblem of Native American identity and cultural pride.

Historical Origins and Practical Significance

The Native American shield, also known as a parfleche, has a rich and varied history, with its origins traced back to ancient times. Crafted from various materials, including wood, hide, and rawhide, these shields were essential tools for warriors in battle, providing protection from arrows, spears, and other weapons. The shields’ intricate designs often incorporated symbols representing the natural world, animal spirits, and tribal affiliations, reflecting the deep connection between Native American communities and the environment.

Beyond its practical use in warfare, the shield also held significant spiritual and symbolic meaning. It represented the community’s unity and strength, symbolizing their ability to protect and defend themselves against adversity. The shield’s intricate designs often carried spiritual messages, representing the guidance of ancestors, the balance between humans and nature, and the interconnectedness of all living things.

Enduring Symbolism and Cultural Significance

Today, the Native American shield remains a powerful symbol of resilience, strength, and cultural heritage. It represents the enduring spirit of Native American communities who have faced challenges and persevered through centuries of change. The shield serves as a reminder of their ability to adapt, protect their cultural heritage, and continue to thrive in the face of adversity.

The shield’s symbolism extends beyond its historical context, resonating with people worldwide. It represents the importance of community, the strength found in unity, and the unwavering spirit of those who have overcome adversity. The shield’s intricate designs also serve as a reminder of the beauty and wisdom of Native American cultures, inspiring appreciation for their contributions to society and the world at large.

Honoring Traditions and Preserving Heritage

The Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm serves as a tangible reminder of this rich cultural heritage. Its meticulously crafted design captures the essence of traditional Native American shields, with intricate details that showcase the artistry and symbolism that have been passed down through generations.

Wearing this charm is a way to honor the legacy of Native American ancestors, their sacrifices, and their contributions to shaping the world. It represents a commitment to preserving cultural heritage, celebrating diversity, and acknowledging the profound impact that Native American cultures have had on society.

Embrace the enduring spirit of Native American heritage with our captivating Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm. Let it serve as a symbol of resilience, strength, and the enduring connection to ancestral wisdom. Honor the past, respect diversity, and contribute to preserving the cultural heritage that enriches our world.

Specifications

Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm

Metal/Material:
925 Sterling Silver

Charm & Theme
Native American Shield
Southwestern Jewelry

Size & Weight:
1/2″ x 3/4″
1.2 grams
Flatback

Condition
New
Silver Jump Ring Attached
Nickel-free
Lead-free
Cadmium-free

Sterling Silver Native American Shield Charm size
About The Company

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About the Product

Tests for  925 Sterling Silver

Buying quality silver alloys is important. The type of silver used will determine the longevity and beauty of your jewelry item. Today, there are many options for buying sterling silver beads and findings, from sterling silver chains to corrugated beads, curved tubes, round, oval, and many more. Here are some pointers on how to check the authenticity of the 925 Silver Beads and finding you might choose to use.

 

Magnet Test

The first test that you can use is the magnet test. Take a small magnet and bring it close to the sterling silver item. If the item does not stick to the magnet, it indicates that it contains some silver, confirming its authenticity. However, if the item sticks to the magnet, then this means that there is no silver present in it, and hence it is fake.

 

Acid Test

An acid test is a quick and easy way to determine if an item is made of sterling silver. Sterling silver should contain at least 92.5% pure silver and must be marked with the word “sterling” or “925” to indicate that it is genuine sterling silver. The acid test involves rubbing a drop of nitric acid on the surface of the metal and analyzing the color that appears. If it turns green, then the item has a higher copper content than sterling silver and thus is not real sterling silver. If it turns a milky white color, then it is likely real sterling silver. This method can be used to quickly determine if beads and findings are made from genuine sterling silver before making a purchase.

 

Rub Test

The rub test is important for buying sterling silver beads and findings. It’s a simple test that can quickly reveal whether your jewelry is made from real sterling silver. To do the rub test, simply rub the piece of jewelry in question against a soft cloth. If the jewelry leaves a black mark on the cloth, then it isn’t made of sterling silver – it’s likely made of some other metal alloy that has been plated with silver or coated with a patina to give it an appearance similar to sterling silver. However, if the jewelry leaves behind a gray/silver mark on the fabric, then you can be sure that your beads and findings are made of real sterling silver.

 

Ice Test

When it comes to purchasing sterling silver beads and findings, it’s important to ensure that you are getting a genuine piece. One way to do this is an ice test. This simple test involves rubbing a piece of ice over the metal surface of the bead or finding; if it’s genuine silver, the metal should remain cool to the touch even after several seconds have passed. If the metal warms up or turns dark, then you know that it isn’t pure sterling silver.

 

The ice test is a great way for buyers to check for authenticity before making a purchase, but keep in mind that other tests can also be used. A magnet test, acid testing, and x-ray fluorescence.

 

Conclusion

When it comes to buying sterling silver beads and findings, there are a few things to consider. First, decide what type of materials you want and how much you’re willing to spend. Then, look for reputable suppliers who offer quality products at reasonable prices. Consider whether or not the supplier offers discounts, free shipping, and other promotions. Do some research on the company’s return policy in case something isn’t right with your order. Finally, make sure you read all descriptions carefully to ensure that the product is exactly as described. With these tips in mind, shopping for sterling silver beads and findings should be easy!

Additional Information

How this Charm is Made

Lost wax casting is a time-honored craft that has been used for centuries by skilled artisans to create precise metal objects. Also known as “investment casting,” lost wax casting is the process of creating a detailed metal object from a wax model. This method can produce highly detailed results and has a wide variety of applications, from fine jewelry to aerospace components. For jewelry makers, lost wax casting helps create unique and eye-catching pieces without relying on expensive tools or equipment.

 

What Is the Process of Lost Wax Casting?

Lost wax casting is a process used to create metal parts with tight tolerances, thinner walls, and superior dimensional accuracy from 3D computer-aided design (CAD). The process begins with the selection of a die based on the desired part. Warm wax is then poured into the die to form the pattern for the part. The waxed pattern is dipped in a liquid ceramic slurry and coated with several layers of silica sand. After it dries, it’s placed in an oven to melt away the wax under extremely high temperatures, leaving an empty mold cavity. Lastly, molten metal such as bronze or stainless steel is poured into the cavity created by the melted wax, letting it cool and harden before being removed from its cast.

 

After casting, minimal finishing processes are required since lost wax casting offers a mechanical accuracy close to the desired finished component, reducing cost and production time. Lost wax casting also allows complex shapes and geometries with sharp details that are typically difficult or expensive to achieve using other processes, such as machined parts or injection molding. Its benefits also include allowing designers various options for surface finishes depending on their requirements while reducing costs associated with material procurement, as multiple materials can be cast within one mold at no extra cost.

 

Finishing and Polishing Silver Castings

The lost wax casting method produces silver castings that need to undergo a thorough finishing and polishing process to preserve their top-notch look. This process usually entails surface buffing, sanding, or burnishing to achieve a polished and seamless appearance.

Machine polishing is a crucial stage in the lost wax casting manufacturing process for crafting sterling silver products. This technique is utilized to refine and smooth sterling silver items to achieve a uniform, the glossy surface reflecting light and improving the piece’s aesthetics.

Step into the world of the lost wax casting of sterling silver pieces, where the burnishing process reigns supreme. Before the ultimate shine is achieved, the sterling silver piece must first undergo a magical transformation. With a combination of materials and tools, the burnishing process creates a flawless canvas, just waiting to be polished to perfection.

Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $4.25, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.

Additional information

Xinar's Shipping Policy

The domestic shipping charge is a flat rate of $3.95, no matter how many items you wish to purchase.

Priority mail is a flat rate of $8.25.

Canada shipping is a flat rate of $15.00.

International shipping is a flat rate of $17.00.

Items shipped via United States Postal Service with tracking.