A massive vintage Navajo man's bracelet. This handmade cuff consists of three silver bands and three large stones. Stones are greenish blue turquoise with lighter and darker swirls and some natural occlusions. Bracelet weighs 136 grams. Measures approximately 6" around with a 2" opening. 2 1/2" at the widest. Has the initials JT scratched on the back. Very good condition.
A wonderful sterling silver necklace by George Kee. Kee worked at White Hogan in Scottsdale, AZ with his brother Allen Kee and cousin Kenneth Begay. Signed on the back with the initials GK, the White Hogan Mark, Sterling and Hand Made. Measures approximately 15" around, 1 3/8" at the widest. Hook clasp. Very nice weight, cool modernist design. Slight surface scratches. Looks great on! Circa 1950-60.
A vintage sterling silver and ironwood bolo made by Nicholas Gambino for White Hogan of Scottsdale, AZ. Medallion measures 1 7/8" long and 1 1/8" wide. Original leather braided strap measures 45" long. Strap is flattened at the neck for comfort. Marked with the initials CCM on the front. Signed NG, the mark for White Hogan and Sterling on the back. Lock holds tightly. In very nice condition, small ding to one of the balls at the end of the strap. Great design.
A striking pair of Navajo artisan made sterling pierced earrings. Measure 2 7/8" long and 1 7/8" across. Signed F J Sterling. Nice condition, a little wear to the niello, some minor surface scratches. A slight ding to one side of one earring. Look great on.
A striking silver and turquoise Concha Belt. Made up of 10 conchas, each 2" across with various turquoise cabochons. Belt measures 36" long. Could be adjusted by hooking the closure more towards the center. Unmarked and untested, but appears to be high quality silver. Very nice condition and quite heavy. Unusual design.
A vintage Frank Patania Sr. Angel Skin Coral and sterling silver necklace. Signed with the conjoined FP, Sterling and the Thunderbird. Three graduated strands, with the shortest strand measuring about 13" long, and the other two about 14". Coral is in shades of very pale pinks and oranges and creams. Does not sit flat, one strand may be twisted where it attaches to the clasp. Box closure snaps tightly and has three beads set on it. In very nice condition.
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A vintage handmade necklace of sterling silver and amethyst. Measures about 18" around. Spring closure. Has a sterling silver 'ribbon' with an amethyst cabochon. Signed B T (Probably Ben Thompson- Navajo silversmith), Sterling. Some tarnish on the ribbon. Nice delicate chain. Looks great on!
A vintage silver brooch depicting a bird with a turquoise eye. Marked with the UITA 22 stamp for the United Indian Traders Association and Kirk's Trading Post, Manuelito, New Mexico. Also, scratched on back is what appears to be "L50". Measures about 1 7/8" across and 1 3/8" tall. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Some minor surface scratches and light tarnish. Nice warm patina.
A pair of vintage sterling silver and onyx clip earrings by Navajo jewelry designer, Kay Begay Rogers, daughter of the White Hogan silversmith, Kenneth Begay. Measure 2 3/4" long and 1 5/8" across. Marked Sterling and 'K'. Clips hold tightly. In nice condition, have some tarnish. There are a few tiny chips along the edges of the rectangular cabochons, but they look original. Clips hold tightly. Great modern look.