A striking sterling belt buckle by Cochiti Pueblo silversmith Joe H. Quintana. It measures 2 1/2" by 1 1/4" and is in fine original condition. It weighs 29 grams and is signed as shown. 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...
Navajo sterling and turquoise shadow box cuff with chiseling in the style of the White Hogan silversmiths. Measuring 5 " around in the inside plus an additional 1 1/8" opening, it is 1 1/4" wide and weighs 70 grams. Fine original condition, no chips or cracks in theturquoise. Unsigned but the quality of the best.
Beautiful sterling cuff with traditional designs and fine line chisel work by Navajo silversmith Gibson Nez. Deceased on December 1,2007, he was a self taught silversmith who won the prestigious Smithsonian Medal of Honor, more than 700 blue ribbons, was featured in magazines and books and was a featured guest artist in many museums and galleries across the United States. This beautiful cuff measures 5 1/4" around in the inside plus an additional 1 1/4" opening...
A rare and unusual Hopi sterling bracelet handwrought by deceased famous Hopi silversmith Ralph Tawangyaouma, hallmarked "H" and his thundercloud hallmark with emanating streaks of lightening. An early pioneering silversmith, working since 1910, his work is distinctive for his use of heavy gauge silver and stamping both exemplified by this bracelet. Tawangyaouma died in 1972. This cuff measures 5 1/2" around in the inside plus an additional 1 1/4" opening and is 1 1/2" wide...
Beautiful silver overlay belt buckle by Hopi artist Bernard Dawahoya(1936-2010) with an elegant minimalist design. Known for his bold designs of traditional Hopi Indian imagery and symbolism, this belt buckle is in fine original condition and suitable for a man or woman. It measures 2 3/8" by 1 1/2". Signed with Dawahoya's snow cloud hallmark as shown. His work is highly sought after and collected.
Big and bold silver overlay cuff with a precise pattern by Hopi silversmith Manuel Hoyungowa who learned from his famous uncle Preston Monongye and has been creating since the 1970's. Measuring 7" around in the inside plus a 1"opening, it is 1 3/4" wide and weighs a sturdy 125 grams. It is in fine original condition and hallmarked as shown. A stunning cuff.
Beautiful sterling cuff and earrings by Navajo Mike Carrol who began working as a benchsmith at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Arizona in the 1950's. This bracelet is a classic design that several of the noted White Hogan benchsmiths produced. The bracelet measures 5 1/2" around in the inside plus a 1" opening and is 7/8" wide. It weighs 46 grams. The earrings are screw backs and measure 3/4" diameter. All pieces are in fine original condition...
Great looking silver overlay sun face design cuff links by Hopi artist Bernard Dawahoya, 1936-2010. Known for his bold designs of traditional Hopi Indian imagery and symbolism, these cufflinks measure 1 1/4" by 1 1/4" and are in fine original condition. Signed with Dawahoya's snow cloud hallmark as shown. His work is highly sought after and collected. These are great and suitable for a man or woman.
A wonderfully made pair of sterling silver clip earrings by Frank Patania, Sr. Measure 3/4" across. Signed with the conjoined FP, Sterling and the Thunderbird hallmark of Frank Patania's Thunderbird Shop. Clips hold tightly. In nice condition, have a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Classic design from an important silversmith.
A Wonderful Vintage Moss Agate Ring Silver Setting Gemstone Estate. This beautiful estate ring holds a moss agate at center. It is set in a handmade sterling silver setting with a twisted rope bezel. Overall the ring measures about 1 inch long by about 3/4 inch wide from side to side. Ring Size: about 7 (could be resized by your jeweler or ask me about using mine before shipping). This ring was acquired through an estate collection and is in lovely vintage condition.
This amazing necklace was made by Navajo contemporary jeweler, Tommy Singer. Tommy Singer works in a traditional heavy stamp and chip inlay jewelry technique which is seen in this example. The necklace is 26" long with the center drop measuring 3 1/8" long x 2" wide. It has natural turquoise and the reverse pendant is hallmarked T with a crescent moon. It is in excellent condition.
Unusual screw back earrings in the form of an insect. The main part of the body is turquoise.
Measurements: 1" long x 1/2" wide
Markings: Both earrings are marked STERLING on the screw back end and on the body of the insect under the earring back
Condition: Excellent Vintage
his charming Navajo silver pin has 2 applied figural people along with stamp work and a central bezel set turquoise. The pin measures 2 1/2 inches across and 3/4" wide. It is in very good vintage condition.
A vintage Navajo thunderbird pin with stamp work wings and a bezel set turquoise in the center of the body. Marked on the back "HAND MADE STERLING"
Measures 3" wide x 1 1/4" long.
Excellent Vintage Condition
* Beautiful Navajo sterling silver stamp work barrette with 3 bezel set turquoise stones
* Measures: 3 1/4" long x 2" wide
Pin is 4 3/8" long
* Excellent Condition
Very unusual Native American Bug pin with an Indian head copper penny dated 1895 comprising the body, eyes and (8) legs made of silver and a turquoise head. Wonderful clear signature of an "E" on the body of a bug.
Measures 1 1/8" long x 1" wide
Beautiful vintage circa 1940 or 1950 Native American screw back earrings with stunning spider web turquoise stones in sawtooth bezel settings. Not marked but test positive for sterling silver with jeweler's acid. 9/16 inch or 15mm wide and 5mm deep for the stone and setting only not including the backs. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Bold and precise pattern on this silver overlay cuff by Hopi silversmith Manuel Hoyungowa who learned from Preston Monongye. This bracelet measures 5 1/4" with an additional 1 1/2" opening. It is 3/4"wide and weighs 33 grams. Fine original condition and hallmarked as shown. Charming.