5.5" from end to end with 1.25" gap.
face is 3.75" x 2.25"
Charming handmade Navajo sterling bead earrings. They hang 1 7/8" long and are screw backs that could easily be converted for pierced ears if so desired. The top two beads are plain and the bottom, largest bead, has stamping. Signed Sterling on the reverse of the screw back, they are in fine original condition and weigh 12 grams total. Great looking on, very wearable.
A striking sterling and saw tooth bezel set center turquoise belt buckle by Cochiti silversmith Joe H. Quintana. It measures 3" by 1 7/8", weighs 51 grams and is in fine original condition. Signed JHQ. During his lifetime, Quintana was considered one of the most innovative and versatile Native silversmiths. His unique designs, craftsmanship and attention to detail, as exemplified by this piece, earned him a place among the great 20th century silversmiths. You can read about him in the book JOE H...
Split-shank ring in sterling silver, set with a coral oval. Unusual to find this design set in coral.
Probably Navajo silver and turquoise ring, split shank with twisted wire border.
face is 1.25" by .5" Sterling silver with serrated bezels.
Bracelet with stamped carinated bands interspersed with twisted wire bands. 5.5" from end to end with 1.75" gap.
Striking Navajo necklace, 27", with 15 high grade turquoise.
Lovely sterling clip earrings by Navajo silversmith Johnny Mike Begay. Begay worked at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Arizona as well as privately and won numerous awards for his jewelry which can be found in many private and museum collections. His work was featured in the 2002 exhibit “Jewels of the Southwest” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, New Mexico. These measure 2 1/8" long, weigh 13 grams and are in fine original condition. Signed as shown...
Large silver bracelet. 5.25" from end to end with 1.25" gap.
Large Navajo or Zuni bracelet with coral and turquoise, serrated bezels; with stamped, twisted wire bands.
5.5" from end to end with 1.25" gap.
Navajo ring with quadruple shank band and high-grade triangular turquoise.
Size 9, approx. .75" by 1"
Set of six Navajo silver teaspoons from the 1930's. They are especially appealing because each bowl and tip has a different hammered design but the equal lengths and size and shape of the bowls indicate they were made together.
The spoons measure 8 1/2" long. Three have turquoise tips to the handles. Excellent condition.
This is a signed Melvin and Connie Begay gorgeous turquoise lavalier. The silver work is masterful with the carving to the flower and the ball bead to it's center. The way the leaves curl and wrap the stones show that this necklace was an endeavor of time and love. You can wear the length at 19in. for the longest and hook it in shorter if you like. The drop is 3.25in. tall and the silver and stone stations are approximately 1.25in. x 1.25in. The weight is 96 grams heavy...
Bracelet with twisted wire set between carinated bands. Approx 5" from end to end with 1" gap. 35 grams.
A very good set of silver and turquoise watch tips by noted Navajo silversmith Benson Boyd. Each tip is decorated with “chip inlay” of turquoise accented with punched decoration. Chip inlay is typical of Boyd’s work. The tips are attached to a stainless steel band with a deployment clasp. Each tip is stamped with Boyd’s mark. The tips were originally purchased in Denver in 1976.
Origin: America, 1976...
Very cool vintage sterling and turquoise Zuni ring. The ring has 15 small turquoise stones in an oval setting. The face of the ring measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/8" and it fits a size 6. the ring is in good condition but one turquoise has a small chip. *Call our store to process order,
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