Navajo artist Arviso Floyd made this beautiful brooch with a gorgeous turquoise stone around 1980s. See image for hallmark.
Gorgeous design with twisted silver wires, hand made silver balls and decorated with half round silver wire. Turquoise is from the Lone Mountain Mine, Nevada.
Brooch is 2 5/8 inches long and 1 inch wide. Turquoise stone is 5/8 inches long and ½ inch wide.
Here is a beautiful Santo Domingo Pueblo multi color inlay pendant with the hallmark A. Coriz. See image of hallmark. Inlay is turquoise, coral, jet, mother of pearl sterling silver and lapis lazuli.
Pendant is 2 3/8 inches long and 1 3/8 inches wide.
What a marvelous Zuni made stone to stone mosaic inlay butterfly brooch. Has a mark on the back that must be from a trading post or pawn shop it reads “REX”.
Excellent inlay work with turquoise, jet, spiny oyster and shell. Inlay is set into smooth silver bezels.
Brooch is 1 inch long and 15/16 inches wide.
This all hand crafted Navajo cluster brooch by Begay George has it all, 37 beautiful blue turquoise stones, hand made silver dots, twisted silver wire and half moon appliqués.
See image for hallmark, likely made in the 70s.
Brooch is 4 ½ inches long and 2 1/8 inches wide. Weight is 2.20 oz. or 62 grams.
This most beautiful old Santo Domingo Pueblo turquoise and heshe necklace, strung on a cotton strings was likely made around the 1930s. Believe the turquoise is from the Easter Blue Mine in Nevada. If stretched out the necklace measures around 28 inches.
Weight is 7.20 oz. or 204 grams.
Jaclas, which means ear strings, were originally made to be worn as earrings. Later, they became an addition to what is considered to be the most traditional form of pueblo tab or nugget turquoise necklaces. This fantastic pair of turquoise jacals with shell corn pieces on the bottom and orange glass beads on the top is strung on cotton strings.
Jaclas stretched out are 10 1/8 inches long. Weight is 0.75 oz. or 20 grams.
Jaclas, which means ear strings, were originally made to be worn as earrings. Later, they became an addition to what is considered to be the most traditional form of pueblo tab or nugget turquoise necklaces. This fantastic pair of turquoise jacals with shell corn pieces on the bottom and red glass beads on the top is strung on cotton strings.
Jaclas stretched out are 12 3/8 inches long. Weight is 1.25 oz. or 36 grams.
What an incredible Navajo made sterling silver eagle dancer brooch. Look at the detailed stamping that indicates the use of hand made stamp dies. Marked on the back sterling, but no hallmark of the maker, likely made in the 40s.
Brooch is 1 ¼ inches long and 1 5/16 inches wide.
Origin of this kind of chip inlay is attributed to the Kirks ca. 1961. Hallmark is probably by Singer Charlie. My book of hallmark shows similar marks under Charlie Singer, believe that this is one of his hallmarks. If I am wrong and you have more info on this hallmark, please let me know. He began producing in the early 1970s. See image for hallmark. This kind of Navajo chip inlay work lasted only a few years, they were overtaken by imports of Asia. This is a real Navajo made chip inlay neckla ...click for details
No hallmark on this gorgeous Zuni made sterling silver split shank turquoise cluster ring.
The turquoise stones are set into sterling saw-toothed bezels, the sterling silver balls are handcrafted, twisted silver wires added to enhance the center of the ring.
Ring is a size 10. Top of ring is 1 7/16 inches by 1 1/8 inches.