A charming sterling hair band with elaborate stamping and repousse terminals by Frank Patania Sr. Frank Patania Sr. came to Santa Fe, N.M. from Italy and opened The Thunderbird Shop in 1927. He created a style of handcrafted southwest American jewelry by blending the best of European technique and design with that of the Navajo silversmiths. This hair band measures 13 1/4" end to end in the inside and is 3/4" wide. It weighs 41 grams and is in fine original condition. Signed as shown. This great piece can make any hairdo special.