Barbara Balgaard Indian Arts and Antiques
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1192245
Green and black serpentine earrings from Santo Domingo Pueblo. They measure 3 3/8 inches including the hook and the stone is 2 3/8 inches long by 3/8 inch wide at the base. The hooks are sterling and were replaced about five years ago.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1950 item #1192237
This American sterling clasp has dogs or horses with a three row band of repousse circles. I am guessing it was made around the 1940s. It reminds me of the Fred Harvey Native American made 1930s stamped pieces. Sterling clasp brooch for a coat/suit lapel, or neckline. 2 3/8 inches in diameter and in very good wearable condition. It is unsigned and weighs 22.6 grams.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Pre 1960 item #1192208
Lovely 1940s-50s Navajo screwback butterfly earrings ready to be worn or changed to posts. I did not polish them and will leave that up to you. They measure 1 1/16 inch long by 13/16 inch at their widest point and weigh 5.4 g.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1158920
Nifty Santo Domingo 1930s-40s Thunderbird pendant in very good condition for its age. At one point a pin back was added and is no longer there. I am guessing the necklace was broken and someone made it into a pin. The original hole for stringing as a pendant is intact. I will apologize for the photo of the hole, I cannot hold it still enough for a clear shot. Measures 2 9/16th inches long x 1 5/8 inches wide.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1155996
Excellent condition thirty-six stone Zuni row bracelet c. 1950s. Bracelets like this were made for a trading post/shop. All of the stones are a beautiful blue with no chips or cracks. The stamping is also in superb condition showing virtually no wear. I left it as found and those who like it polished may polish. The face measures 7/8" + a hair wide, inside is 5 5/16" with a 1 1/16" gap. It weighs 45.2 grams or 1.45 troy ounce.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1155887
Elegant inlaid bands of turquoise separated with bands of mother of pearl. The bezel is surrounded with a fine twisted wire and three raindrops on each end. The ring is c.1950-60s. The stones are in mint condition with no cracks or chips. It is unsigned and the face measures 1 5/8" x 3/8". Size is about a 5 1/4.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1153701
Nifty pre 1950s Maisel's souvenir made for sale to the tourists ashtray. This is the original kachina used by the trading post. The kachina was up-dated around 1950 (they were closed for a period of time)and is still used today. Maisel's is still a tourist attraction in Albuquerque, NM. The ashtray was used and has some wear -please see photos. I will be happy to email you more if you wish. It measures 3 1/2" long x 2 13/16" at its widest point.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1153651
Large petrified wood stone with a burnt orange, lavender grey, brown, and black coloration. The stone is set in a classic Harvey era setting. The face measures 1 1/16" x a hair short of 3/4". Size: 7 or 7 1/8.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1153645
Late 30s or early 40s (WWII) era landscape petrified wood stone surrounded by a very fine twisted wire and a scalloped rim. It looks like a swamp to me. It is about a size 4 3/4 but can be sized to fit. Colors are a peach tinted grey , black, with a red streak in the sky. In excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1950 item #1153562
Late 1930s to 1940s chisel cut coin silver large cuff. It is set with a beautiful Fox mine turquoise stone in int condition. The coin silver was pulled through a swedge and has the streaking on the inside of the band. It measures 1" high in the center and tapers to 1/2" at the terminals. The inside measurement is __ and the gap measures 1 5/8". It is in very good wearable condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1950 item #1153528
Elegant Navajo ring c. late 30s to early 40s. Petrified wood was used in place of turquoise while the mines were shut down during WWII. This stone is a burnt orange or a reddish brown depending upon the light. Beautiful ring in superb condition. Size: 6 1/2
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1153386
Native American hand carved birds from shell, with fine heishi, turquoise, catlinite,and onyx or jet spacers. I am attributing this to Mr. Calabaza because his daughter felt the bird carvings were made by her Father. Total length is 36 inches, it will hang 18 inches down from the center back of the neck. I had the necklace Native re-strung for wearing security. All of the elements are original except the string and the loop for the hook at the back.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1152961
The Navajo pendant has a beautiful deep blue spiderweb stone in a classic setting and is in excellent condition. It is hallmarked DB under a bent arrow, c.1970s. The pendant weighs 26.6 g or .86 ozT. It measures 2 5/16" long without the top loop or bail and 1 1/2" wide. The total length is 2 1/2" long. The stone measures 1 1/2 " long x 1 1/8" wide, c.1970s.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1151980
This exquisite Navajo pin is expertly crafted with landscape petrified wood and sterling silver by a masterful silversmith. The stone has pale coral hues in the slightly lavender gray sky and a moon(?) at the top. The trees or brush are a dark brown. The stone is in mint condition. The light streaks in the base are part of the stone and are not cracks. The tiny raindrops (approx. 1.5 cm)are set in little silver rings that measure about 2.5 cm...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1001666
We are offering a gorgeous pair of 1950-60s earrings with thirteen beautiful deep blue stones each. The earrings measure 1 inch in diameter. The earrings are in excellent vintage condition and all stones are tight in their bezels. They come with the original clips. They could be easily switched to post if you so desire. They are guaranteed coin silver or higher. Shipping will be $5.00 within the US (includes insurance).
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1940 item #1001554
Very fine 1930s to 1940s Zuni Knifewing stone to stone inlay tie clasp. The stones are turquoise, coral, jet or onyx, and mother of pearl. The piece is in excellent condition, all stones are secure and there is no damage to the clip. The clip is a commercial clip that was stamped to suit the artist. The clasp is unsigned which is customary for its age. The bar measures 2 1/4 inches wide and the knifewing hangs 2 3/4 inches down total length...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #1000756
Offered is a wonderful Zuni pin/pendant of the Rainbowman. Raindrops encircle the tableta with a smaller size row outlining the arms. The sides have stamp work edging. The inlay consists of turquoise, coral, mother of pearl, jet, and catlinite (pipestone quarry)for the moccasins. All stones are secure in the bezel. It measures 2 5/8 inches by 1 3/8 inches and is in excellent condition...