This unusually large turquoise Native American bracelet is surrounded by handsome silver detail. It may have been made for ceremonial use.The triangular turquoise stone measures 2 1/2" tall and 1 3/4" at its widest. There is matrix throughout the stone. In one area, it is filled with resin as there was obviously an indentation. That would not be unusual with a stone as large as this. Made circa 1950's;excellent condition.
Massive Native American cuff bracelet with two triangular turquoise stones. There is beautiful silver work with considerable detail around the stones. The bracelet makes a fabulous fashion statement for either a man or woman. It measures 3 1/8" tall and 3" at its widest. The inner diameter of the cuff is 2 1/2" with a 1 5/8" opening (which can be adjusted).
There is a small chip in the smaller of the two stones. It can probably be polished out but I have had nothing done to ...click for details
Navajo bracelet with 15 beautifully colored, natural turquoise stones. The center medallion is 1 3/4" tall. Inner diameter is 2 1/4" with an opening of 1 1/4" (adjustable). Last thumbnail photo shows that the wrist cuff has been (poorly) re-soldered to the center medallion. It was not beautifully done but it is certainly secure. It does not show on the front of the bracelet. Made no later than 1950's.
This ring by a Native American silversmith is the largest ring I have ever seen. The central stone is a beautifully mottled agate with a forest green ground and flecks of red. The stone measures 1 1/16" x 1 7/16. With the silver rope banding around it, the front of the ring measures 1 7/16" x 1 3/4". It is size 8 3/4 but can easily be sized up or down. This dramatic ring can be worn equally well by a man or woman.
Child's concho belt with holes allowing it to be worn between 30 and 33 inches. There are 15 oval silver conchos plus the buckle with a variety of motifs. This is most likely a trading post piece rather than ceremonial; made circa 1950; excellent condition. The conchos are 13/16" wide.
Unusual Navajo silver cuff bracelet with an oval central turquoise surrounded by a rope design. Three graduated size stones on either side of it are surrounded by silver balls. Nicely hand chased designs throughout. Unusual scalloped sides to the bracelet. Excellent condition; light spots in the central stone are part of the matrix - not damage.
Made circa 1940's.
Handsome Navajo silver concha belt ideal for either a man or woman. The piece consists of six conchas and six butterflies, each centered with an irregularly shaped turquoise stone. Each concha measures 2 3/4" wide and 2 1/4" tall. Silver is in excellent condition. The leather was likely replaced. Made circa 1940.
Beautiful Native American (probably Navajo) sunburst type brooch. Interesting sawtooth bezels and a lovely combination of natural turquoise stones. Measures 2 1/8" in diameter; made circa 1950. Excellent condition.