Lovely vintage necklace of creamy pink and white undyed graduated angel skin coral branches with sterling cone shaped terminals and hook clasp. Circa 1940 or 1950, Native American, Santo Domingo Pueblo or possibly Navajo. Great to wear alone or layer with other necklaces. 22 inches wearable length and 2 1/2 inches wide at center. Excellent condition. Display form is life size. Photos enlarged to show detail.
Navajo ring, probably early, with a large turquoise stone. Not marked but tests positive for at least 900 silver. Ring size 5. The top is 7/8 inch long. Excellent condition. Photos enlarged to show detail.
An amazing, antique, Chinese gilt brass cuff bracelet with genuine turquoise cabochons. The repousse work is extraordinary and the details are incredible. Turquoise stones are set in copper. This large cuff is approx. 7 1/2" long x 1 7/8" wide. Marked CHINA. It is in very good antique condition.
George and his brother Allan worked with their cousin Kenneth Begay at the White Hogan shop for many years, they made similar jewelry. He worked until his untimely death in 1980. This fine modernist necklace is marked on the back " GK & the white hogan mark & sterling hand made ". The pendant part is 4 1/2" by 3" the chain is a bit short, but could easily be added to. Excellent vintage condition.
A Chinese Very Rare/Fine Open Carved Tortoise Shell Pendant with a Jade End -Superb Carving/19th C.: China, 18th - 19th century
Of rectangular formed tortoise shell open carved both sides, and each side carved 2 crane flying in clouds, and other side en sues maginficently too,
One of frying cranes carved on one side has intentional movement (carved like this intionally- not crack or chip at all), it has a quite large apple green jade bead as an end.
It’s in very fine condition without a...
These wonderful vintage earrings were made in the Santo Domingo pueblo during the depression. They are made from "repurposed" turquoise and plastics taken from old car batteries, records, brush handles, etc. They measure 1 5/8" long x 1/2" wide and have stainless steel screw back tops. They are in excellent condition.
Native American Navajo sterling silver and turquoise cuff bracelet with images of clouds, thunderbirds, etc. Measures just over 1.75 inches wide. Weight: 1.6 troy oz.
Gary and Elsie Yoyokie began working in about 1969 and worked at Hopicraft they are from the spider clan of the Hopi nation. This ring is from the early period and depicts a mudhead kachina dancing. 2" long by about 3/4" wide and just under size 9 excellent vintage condition and hallmarked.
Jewelry like this necklace is authentic from the Banjaras of India and Afghanistan. Banjaras are a nomadic tribe that is known for their jewelry and fancy fabric handiwork. This necklace is is made of old Indian Banjara coins, old bone beads, and silver hanging beads. There is a sophisticated yet primitive nature of this piece gives it an eclectic sensibility that can take it from jeans to a simple dress and look equally stunning. The length is approximately 19.5 inches.
This is a classic work by the famous Dan Simplicio, he was once of C. G. Wallace's favorite smiths. The pin is 2 1/4" by 1 1/4" and is set with four natural very nice turquoise stones ( probably morenci mine ) and a beautiful piece of red branch coral in hand cast and fabricated silver ( no factory settings here ! ). Also is a pendant. weighs 24 grams and is in excellent vintage condition.
I'm offering this delicate Turkoman Fire Gilded Silver Lapis Fertility Necklace. It is made of silver plated gillet with triple dome cluster design highlighted with fire gilding, and set with lapis. This charming necklace is made by Afghan refugees living in Peshawar, Pakistan. It measures a total of 16", but the chain can be shortened easily. Great with your tribal looks or basic black. This would pair nicely with the Turkoman Fire Gilded Bracelets currently listed.
I'm offering this pair of Turkoman Lapis Cuff Bracelets. They are made of silver plated gillet with a lacy etched design highlighted with fire gilding, and set with genuine Lapis. This pair is made by Afghan refugees living in Peshawar, Pakistan. Being two tiers, They are very wearable, and can be worn by a medium boned person. The inside measurement is 2 3/8" (6 cm) by 1 3/16" (3 cm) with a 1 3/8" (3.5 cm) opening. Great with your tribal looks, jeans, or basic black.
A small, but elegant pendant of sterling silver, lapis lazuli, and tiny turquoise stones on each side. The silver is ornately engraved with flowers all over and yet it is a simple piece. It comes with a beautiful new 18” silver snake chain. The pendant itself is about 1-1/2” long and tapers to a rounded lapis stone, so it is hard to measure the bottom.
This necklace is an eclectic combination of an African solid brass Naga Disc and a necklace from the 1950’s. The necklace is stunningly designed of long shaped tortoise beads interspersed with flat brass beads, small black beads, and solid brass tubular beads. Although the two pieces were not made together, they are a perfect marriage of sophisticated and primitive design and are an exquisite combination...
Elliot Qualo was the son of Myra Qualo, and began making jewelry in the 1960's he has recently passed away. This bracelet is made from entirely had cast and hand fabricated silver, indicating early work from before 1980. The piece depicts an Apache spirit dancer on a tortoise shell background, other materials are turquoise, coral, and shell. Unmarked but very similar to a bracelet on the Sedonawolf website attributed to Elliot Qualo and priced at $1950.00...