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 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 Native American sterling silver and onyx clip earrings. 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.
A vintage sterling silver Boutonniere or Flower Holder Brooch by Navajo silversmith, CR Sousea. Stamped Sterling and inscribed Designed and Indian Hand Made by CR Sousea.
Has a raised flower in the center. In very nice condition with some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Measures about 2 1/4" long and about 1 " wide. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Intricate design. Well made.
A vintage Native American, (probably Navajo) silver Bolo tie with leather cord signed with some kind of symbol. Measures 2" long and 1 3/4" across. Leather cord measures about 38" long total. Probably sterling silver. Has silver tips. Clasp holds tightly. Nice condition with just a little tarnish and very minor surface scratches. Very nice quality.
A wonderfully made, heavy sterling silver necklace by Frank Patania, Sr. Made up of 7 curved shields separated by thick twisted links of sterling. Measures 16 1/2" long. Signed with the Thunderbird hallmark of Frank Patania's Thunderbird Shop. Hook closure. In nice condition, has a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Bold piece from an important silversmith.
A well made sterling silver buckle set, including two keepers and a tip by noted Navajo silversmith, Hyson Craig. Signed H. Craig, IHMSS for Indian Hand Made Sterling Silver. Buckle measures 2" long and 1 3/4" wide. Each keeper is 1" across and 1/2" long. Tip is 1" long and 7/8" wide. Very nice condition. Quality piece.