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Heavy old pawn sandcast silver & turquoise pin

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1960   item# 1202081 (stock# 1153)

Heavy old pawn sandcast silver & turquoise pin
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$150 

With a hefty weight of silver and a beautiful rectangular blue-green turquoise stone, this pin was made by a Navajo artist to be worn on a fancy velvet shirt. At some point it went to the trading post to be pawned, and it still bears an old pawn ticket from the Russell Foutz Indian Room in Farmington, New Mexico. The pin is 2-3/4 inches wide and about 1-1/2 inches high. The original pin has been replaced by a sturdy silver wire, and the clasp still works. It is unsigned and still includes an inv ...click for details


Dainty Navajo silver stamped link bracelet

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Contemporary   item# 1201812 (stock# 1150)

Dainty Navajo silver stamped link bracelet
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$60 

Measuring 7-3/4” long and about ¾” wide, this lightweight stamped bracelet offers traditional Navajo stampwork in a 7-panel link style. Hook-style closure, unmarked.


Large vintage Navajo silver, turquoise, and coral ring

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1960   item# 1201698 (stock# 1148)

Large vintage Navajo silver, turquoise, and coral ring
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$95 

Drama from the 1960s or earlier, this ring features a comfortable wide band with a raised border, supporting wire borders, leaves, and a floral motif. A natural piece of branch coral and teardrop-shaped green turquoise add unique color. The face of the ring is 2-1/2 inches by ¾ inches, and it is about a size 6-1/2.


Very old silver and turquoise Navajo pin

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1950   item# 1201694 (stock# 1146)

Very old silver and turquoise Navajo pin
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$325 

This fine old pin is 3-5/8” wide, set with beautiful hand-shaped natural stones and hand-cut bezels, with silver drops, on a silver base. This was someone’s “favorite” as you can see in the patina of the silver and the greening of the stones. The pin has been replaced with a hand-made and functional wire. The back is inscribed with the initials “BLJ” but we are not sure if this is the maker or the owner’s mark.


Pretty vintage Navajo silver & petrified wood bracelet

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1960   item# 1201693 (stock# 1145)

Pretty vintage Navajo silver & petrified wood bracelet
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$125 

Measuring 1 inch across the front and tapering to 3/8-inch terminals, this lightweight bracelet has plenty of vintage charm. The stone is ¾-inch high by 7/8-inch wide, with a desirable “landscape” in grey, red, and black. The stone is bordered by a plain bezel, twisted wire, and scalloped flat wire decoration. Two repousse silver lozenges are on each side, all mounted on three beveled silver bands. The bracelet has an internal measurement of 5-3/8 inches, with a 1-3/8-inch gap. Unmarked.


Beautiful old Manta pin, silver and turquoise

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1940   item# 1162292 (stock# 1142)

Beautiful old Manta pin, silver and turquoise
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$225 

Hand-wrought silver wire with a graceful twist at one end and a curling loop at the top, highlighted by a bright blue turquoise stone with pale matrix. This very old pin would have been used to secure a manta, or old-style dress, at the shoulder. Measures about 6-1/4 inch long, and is in perfect condition with a beautiful patina.


Huge 1970s vintage Zuni butterly cufflinks, signed

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1980   item# 1162289 (stock# 1140)

Huge 1970s vintage Zuni butterly cufflinks, signed
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$135 

From the 1970s when collars and cuffs were large--these cufflinks certainly make a statement. Each is 1-3/4" wide and 1-1/4" high, and each is signed "R. A. Wallace" in script on the back. Sterling silver with multi-stone inlay. This design also appears on squash-blossom style necklaces, as single pendants, and as earrings. In excellent condition; please see all photos.


Vintage Navajo silver bead necklace and earrings set

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1970   item# 1161789 (stock# 1139)

Vintage Navajo silver bead necklace and earrings set
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$225 

Beautiful bench-made silver beads with deep stamping and great patina in this vintage necklace set. Restrung on modern foxtail chain with new hooks and closures, we believe the earrings were originally part of the necklace. As is, the necklace is slightly over 18" in total length, and each earring about 1 inch.


Six-strand bead + turquoise Santo Domingo pawn necklace

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 2000   item# 1161782 (stock# 1137)

Six-strand bead + turquoise Santo Domingo pawn necklace
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$475 

A modern necklace with a lot of personality--this six-strand piece has a good weight and hangs a full 13-1/2 inches when worn. Beads may be coral but are more likely glass; nonetheless the contrast with the turquoise nuggets is lovely. Includes a section wrapped in white cotton string with a single nugget--a nice detail. From a pawn collection, maker unknown.


Beautiful old "box-bow" silver + turquoise necklace

Catalogue: Popular Collectibles: Cultural: American Indian: Jewelry: Pre 1960   item# 1150170 (stock# 1134)

Beautiful old "box-bow" silver + turquoise necklace
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Kachina Motel
510-206-2706


$950 

This is not your usual squash blossom necklace! A beautifully proportioned smaller form, featuring 18 stamped box-bows, each set with a bright blue turquoise stone and ending with a four-petal squash blossom. The naja is hammered silver with applied raindrops at the terminals and a rectangular turquoise stone. This piece dates at least to the 1950s and possibly earlier.

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