A wonderfully made pair of sterling silver clip earrings by Frank Patania, Sr. Measure 3/4" across. Signed with the conjoined FP, Sterling and the Thunderbird hallmark of Frank Patania's Thunderbird Shop. Clips hold tightly. In nice condition, have a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Classic design from an important silversmith.
A pair of vintage Native American sterling silver and onyx clip earrings. Measure 2 3/4" long and 1 5/8" across. Marked Sterling and 'K'. Clips hold tightly. In nice condition, have some tarnish. There are a few tiny chips along the edges of the rectangular cabochons, but they look original. Clips hold tightly. Great modern look.
A well made sterling silver buckle set, including two keepers and a tip by noted Navajo silversmith, Hyson Craig. Signed H. Craig, IHMSS for Indian Hand Made Sterling Silver. Buckle measures 2" long and 1 3/4" wide. Each keeper is 1" across and 1/2" long. Tip is 1" long and 7/8" wide. Very nice condition. Quality piece.
A vintage sterling silver and ironwood bolo made by Nicholas Gambino for White Hogan of Scottsdale, AZ. Medallion measures 1 7/8" long and 1 1/8" wide. Original leather braided strap measures 45" long. Strap is flattened at the neck for comfort. Marked with the initials CCM on the front. Signed NG, the mark for White Hogan and Sterling on the back. Lock holds tightly. In very nice condition, small ding to one of the balls at the end of the strap. Great design.
A large sterling silver and stone cuff either Mexican or Indian. Marked 925 inside. Measures 6" around with an opening of 1 3/4". Great for a larger wrist. Stone is a marbling of green, white and brown and measures 1 1/2" long, 3/4" across and sits 3/8" high. Bezel set. A little bent on the sides. Lays nicely on the wrist.
A vintage Native American, (probably Navajo) silver Bolo tie with leather cord signed with some kind of symbol. Measures 2" long and 1 3/4" across. Leather cord measures about 38" long total. Probably sterling silver. Has silver tips. Clasp holds tightly. Nice condition with just a little tarnish and very minor surface scratches. Very nice quality.
A vintage pair of Navajo silver screw back earrings in a classic concho design. Measure 3/4" across. Screw backs close tightly. Stamped. Very nice condition. Unsigned.
A vintage silver brooch depicting a bird with a turquoise eye. Marked with the UITA 22 stamp for the United Indian Traders Association and Kirk's Trading Post, Manuelito, New Mexico. Also, scratched on back is what appears to be "L50". Measures about 1 7/8" across and 1 3/8" tall. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Some minor surface scratches and light tarnish. Nice warm patina.
A vintage handmade necklace of sterling silver and amethyst. Measures about 18" around. Spring closure. Has a sterling silver 'ribbon' with an amethyst cabochon. Signed B T (Probably Ben Thompson- Navajo silversmith), Sterling. Some tarnish on the ribbon. Nice delicate chain. Looks great on!
A massive vintage Navajo man's bracelet. This handmade cuff consists of three silver bands and three large stones. Stones are greenish blue turquoise with lighter and darker swirls and some natural occlusions. Bracelet weighs 136 grams. Measures approximately 6" around with a 2" opening. 2 1/2" at the widest. Has the initials JT scratched on the back. Very good condition.
A wonderfully made, heavy sterling silver necklace by Frank Patania, Sr. Made up of 7 curved shields separated by thick twisted links of sterling. Measures 16 1/2" long. Signed with the Thunderbird hallmark of Frank Patania's Thunderbird Shop. Hook closure. In nice condition, has a little tarnish and minor surface scratches. Bold piece from an important silversmith.
A wonderfully crafted sterling silver letter opener with a turquoise cabochon and detailed monogram by well known Native American silversmith, Julian Lovato. Lovato worked for Frank Patania at the Thunderbird Shop. This is probably before that, signed PACKARDS Sterling J, Lovato. Measures 7" long and 1" at the widest. This is heavy sterling with a stylized monogram, "NSC". Weighs about 53 grams. In very nice condition, has some minor surface scratches and a little tarnish.
A striking silver and turquoise Concha Belt. Made up of 10 conchas, each 2" across with various turquoise cabochons. Belt measures 36" long. Could be adjusted by hooking the closure more towards the center. Unmarked and untested, but appears to be high quality silver. Very nice condition and quite heavy. Unusual design.
A vintage handmade necklace of three sterling silver solid curved links. Measures about 19" around. Hook closure. Some minor scratches and a little tarnish. Nice delicate chain. Looks great on!
A vintage silver and turquoise hair ornament by renown Native American Silversmith, Vidal Aragon. Has a turquoise cabochon in the center. In very nice condition. Measures about 4 1/2" long and about 2 1/2" wide. Signed with VA for Vidal Aragon, and a paw print. Beautiful and delicate, this design is three dimensional and intricate. A great example of his craftsmanship.
A sterling silver cuff made of 5 bands with spheres in the center connected at each end. Signed Sterling and the letter 'E' inside a diamond shape. Measures 5 1/2" around with and opening of 1 1/4". Lays nicely on the wrist. Don't know if this is from Taxco or if it is Native American. Great dark patina, well constructed. Very nice condition.
An unusual sterling silver Native American brooch with an overlay of a road runner in carved green stone . Has sterling legs. Measures 2" long and 1 1/4" high. Signed with a conjoined 'PL' and sterling. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. In nice condition with a little tarnish. Fun design.
A vintage sterling silver Boutonniere or Flower Holder Brooch by Navajo silversmith, CR Sousea. Stamped Sterling and inscribed Designed and Indian Hand Made by CR Sousea. Has a raised flower in the center. In very nice condition with some tarnish and minor surface scratches. Measures about 2 1/4" long and about 1 " wide. Has a rollover safety clasp that holds tightly. Intricate design. Well made.