Famous Taxco Silversmith Gerardo Lopez made this beautiful necklace and bracelet. Gerardo Lopez had a large taller and shop and the silver jewelry which bears his hallmark is very collectible.
Necklace is in fine condition and with the original patina and measures 14 ¾ inches in length. Bracelet is 6 ½ inches in length. See image 2 for his hallmark.
Beautiful all hand made Zuni brooch/pin. Hand cut light blue turquoise set into hand made serrated sterling silver bezels. There is a mark on the back, see image, could be the hallmark of the artist.
Brooch is 1-¼ inches in diameter.
A very unusual lovely Diamond Design Zuni Brooch/Pin. All hand cut turquoise set into serrated sterling silver bezels.
No hallmarks, likely made around the 50s.
Brooch measures 1 5/8 inches in diameter.
For a brief period in the 1950s or perhaps a bit earlier, pins mixing copper, brass and silver were made that celebrated Western motifs: horses, saddles and much less common, cowboy boots. I’ve sold a few horses and bucking broncos over the years, but never sold a pair of boots with brass detailing. Dimensions of the pin are: 1 3/8 inches long and 1 1/2 inches wide. Marked on the back with sterling.This marvelous pin was stored away for many years and the patina was very dark, I had to clean it ...click for details
This is a very unusual Navajo made necklace with silver beads, 10 cast buttons and a cast Naja.
No hallmark, likely made around the 40s.
Necklace is 31 inches long and strung on a chain. Cast buttons are 1 inch in diameter. Naja is 2 1/8 inches long and 2 1/8 inches wide. Weight is 4.45 oz. or 126 grams.
Beautiful Navajo made sterling silver buckle with two gorgeous natural hand cut turquoise stones and a natural dark red coral stone. See image for hallmark. Stones are set into smooth high sterling bezels. Hand crafted leaves and four hand made silver drops with a circle in the center.
Buckle is 3 inches by 2 ¼ inches. Will fit a leather belt up to 1-½ inches wide. Weight is 2 oz. or 57 grams.
This gorgeous Mexican silver flower brooch with blue and green turquoise stones is marked on the back in reverse what looks like Henco en Mexico and the rest is hard to read.
This stunning brooch was likely made in the 40’s.
Brooch is 2 3/4 inches long and 2 5/8 inches wide. Weight is 1 oz. or 28 grams.
This highly collectible, museum-quality Navajo spoon by Austin Wilson, see image for hallmark, is exquisite in every detail. Austin Wilson was active ca. 1930s-50s.
For more information on spoons, check out Cindra Kline's award winning book, "Navajo Spoons, Indian Artistry and the Souvenir Trade 1880s - 1940s " published by the Museum of New Mexico Press. I do have a signed copy of her book for sale at Trocadero stock # 305 under collectibles.
Dimensions are: tip of handle to ti ...click for details