Extremely cute screw back frog earrings with stone turquoise body and eyes. These vintage Navajo frog earrings with the stone body and eyes are a very desirable form and hard to find.
Measurements: 7/8" long x 3/4" wide
Markings: Marked HAND MADE STERLING on the feet of the underside
Extremely cute and appealing frog pin with stone turquoise body and eyes. This vintage frog with the stone body and eyes is a very desirable form and hard to find.
Measures 1 1/2" long x 1 5/8" wide
Markings: Stamped HAND MADE STERLING on the under body
Charming silver overlay earrings by Hopi silversmith Dalton Taylor who has been creating since 1950. These are for pierced ears and hang 1 1/8"long and 1/2" wide at the bottom. Fine condition and hallmarked with Taylor's star hallmark as well as the Hopi Silver Craft Guild Mark. Lovely on the ear.
Elegant shape and pattern on this silver overlay ring by Hopi silversmith Watson Honanie who has been active since 1967. The ring is a size 7 1/2 but could be sized. The face of the ring measures 1 3/8" long and 3/8" wide. Fine original condition and signed with Honanie's friendship hallmark and sterling. Excellent craftsmanship.
A BIG and bold silver overylay ring with precise design and an off center set natural turquoise by Hopi silversmith Emery Holmes who has been active since the 1970's. The ring is a size 5 but could be sized. Measuring 1 5/8" long and 1 1/8" wide, it is in fine original condition and signed EH and the Hopicrafts mark. The Hopicraft shop operated on Second Mesa, Arizona, between 1962-1983. You will make a statement with this ring on your finger.
A striking sterling ring with precise chiseling and a center stone of natural turquoise by Navajo silversmith Leroy Thomas who worked at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Az. This ring is a size 6 1/2and measures 1 1/2" long and 1" wide. It weighs 17 grams and is in fine original condition, no chips or cracks to the stone which has great matrix. Signed as shown. Very nice !!
Striking sterling ring by Hopi master jeweler Victor Coochwytewa who began producing in the 1940's and is one of the most celebrated jewelers in Hopi history. The ring is a size 6 and could be sized. The face measures 3/4" diameter. It is in fine original condition and signed with his rain cloud symbol as well as the Hopi Guild mark. His work is highly sought after and rare to find. This is a fine example of his talent and a terrific mid century design.
A remarkable sterling ring with a central stone of sodalite and side inlay of sodalite, lapis, onyx, and spiny oyster by Navajo silversmith Gibson Nez. This is a spectacular example of the work for which he is best known, impeccable inlay...
Terrific example of a Fred Harvey Navajo ingot silver cuff bracelet. Love the unusual central design. Gorgeous deep Navajo Stamp Work with a bezel set turquoise in the center of the bracelet.
The bracelet measures 5 1/4" tip to tip. The widest part of the bracelet measures 1" and the gap is 1 1/4" - weighs 19.6 grams
Unmarked as is often the case and tests as coin silver or better
Excellent vintage condition with no damage
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.
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.