Requiem Antique Jewelry and Curios from Victorian to Modernist Requiem Antique
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1132493
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$495.00
Private collection Navajo dragonfly brooch in hand-wrought sterling silver and hand-stamped is the largest scale we've seen. Dragonfly symbolizes happiness, speed and purity in Native American culture. It represents living in the moment, overcoming one's self created delusions and opening of one's eyes in other ancient cultures. If you can identify the tool's marks, you can identify the artist as back in the day the stamps and dies were handmade...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1081499
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$395.00
Beautiful raw green spiderwebbed turquoise nuggets are simplistically set on this old Zuni made cross. Wonderful hand to this piece which measures about 2 5/8" x 2". Clip type bale for use with silver chain or Navajo pearls.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1081493
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$695.00
Fine quality Navajo silver work paired with an alluring spiderweb turquoise slab. Face measures 2 1/4" by 1 7/8". Interior end to end measures 5 1/2" plus an additional 1 1/4" non-adjustable gap.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1078762
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$895.00
Finest quality lapidary and silver work in this massive pendant which is deaccessioned museum piece. 6 gem quality robins egg blue turquoise cabochons are highly polished with copper colored matrix. The crown dancer inlay is stone to stone turquoise, onyx, oyster and spondyllus in a mother of pearl ground. Beautiful feather and raindrop bead work balance this in such a pleasing way. It's quality, subject and smithing compare to work by Elliot Qualo however this piece is unsigned...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1078528
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$495.00
Striking tufa cast pendant of a robed Zuni or Supernatural with channel inlay of Turquoise, Lapis Lazuli, Golden-lipped Oyster and Spondyllus by Zuni Pueblo husband and wife team of Martin and Esther Panteah who have been smithing since the 70's . The pendant measures over 4 1/4" long with the bale, which is very wide to accommodate your largest chain or wire collar. Measures 1 5/8" wide and is hallmarked as shown. Excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1064581
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$395.00
Aqua trade beads circa 1800s, they are foamy blue in color and are hand wound on a mandrel, therefore, each one is a unique doughnut shape. The strand measures about 51" end to end and there are approximately 92 beads as shown. They are in very good condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1837 VR item #1064577
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$395.00
Strand of Czech or Bohemian hand wound glass trade beads collected in Pacific Northwest in the 50's. These are opaque orange color with one blue tossed in. The beads were hand wound on a mandrel and they are therefore all unique. The bead diameter is about 1/2" and they are about 1/4" wide. This strand measures 52" end to end. About 197 beads all different size and shape and color variations as shown.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1064237
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$95.00
Navette shaped Zuni inlay ring with turquoise inlay circa 1950s. This ring measures over 1 1/2" long at the face. It's currently size 7 and in excellent condition.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1062600
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SOLD
Zuni inlay necklace and earrings in form of the Apache Gan Dancers circa 1950s. This set compares perfectly with works by Vera Luna from the 1950s however she did not start signing her work until the mid-seventies according to Barton Wright. Turquoise, jet, spiny oyster and abalone shell are handcut and placed into channel settings. Each Gan Dancer is different, they were all individually handmade. The necklace measures 18 1/2" end to end. The center Gan measures about 1 5/8" tall...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1062435
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$1,200.00
Early Navajo cuff bracelet with finest quality spiderweb turquoise stones with jet black matrix. It measures 6" end to end interior, plus a non-adjustable opening of 1 1/4". It's 5/8" wide. The cuff is formed in an oval shape, not round. The stones are excellent with no chips or cracks.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1062426
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$595.00
Fabulous heishi necklace constructed of hand-carved and hand-strung melon shell, olive shell, accented with turquoise, onyx, azure malachite and gaspeite hand-cut beads. The necklace measures 27" end to end and is finished with hand stamped sterling silver cones and hook and eye clasp. It is unsigned. Looks incredible against a black or white ground or on bare naked skin! This is the perfect length for this type of necklace.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1041197
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$195.00
Great stone with smokey swirl matrix and classic old style stamp and rope work. Hairline across center of stone barely visible and solid in the setting. Handmade shank the ring measures 1 1/2 long and is a size 8 1/2.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1041190
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$795.00
Understated silver squash blossom necklace with cast ingot Fleur de Lis type naja drop in a size that's practical to wear. Handmade "bench beads" strung on foxtail (sterling cable). Old style clasp is handmade. Best condition and measures 22 1/5" end to end. Naja drop measures 2 7/8" long. The necklace is unsigned.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1040228
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$195.00
Navajo cluster ring with mother of pearl and turquoise inlay by Marie Kee. Marie smithied for Atkinson beginning in the 70's and is a well respected artist. This showy ring measures shy 2" at the face with obscured hallmark.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1040221
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$195.00
Zuni cross pendant created in the chip-inlay technique. The turquoise and coral are richly colored and the silver well patinated, just has a great feel and measures 2 7/8" x 2 1/8".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1040218
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$195.00
Unusual and colorful Sunface ring is inlaid with turquoise and shell, jet and measures 2" tall. Has a handmade wire shank and good quality raised inlay. Unsigned size 6 1/2.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1040214
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$85.00
Nice quality earrings in classic old style of the 50's, these Navajo clip-backs measure 1".
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1036009
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$200.00
Vidal Aragon of Santo Domingo Pueblo sterling silver pendant necklace. He is known for his overlay technique jewelry featuring animals and the tracks that they leave. This one may feature raccoon or badger tracks. Measures 1 7/8" long and handmade links chain is 17" end to end. Signed with his conjoined VA hallmark. Visit the Wheelwright Museum site for more information on this well respected artist.