Antique Jewelry by ANDREA FATELL ANDREA FATELL
Antique Jewelry
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1386091
ANDREA FATELL
SOLD
Navajo Kenneth Begay has been called the "father of modern Navajo jewelry". From 1946-1964, he worked as a benchsmith at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Az. The two identical bracelets were made by him during this time and are signed with his initials and the White Hogan hallmark. The middle bracelet has only the White Hogan hallmark but could possibly have also been made by him. They look spectacular stacked together...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1385937
ANDREA FATELL
$850.00
Gorgeous, big, bold long silver overlay earrings by Hopi Bernard Dawahoya, active since the 1950's. These measure 2 3/4" long including the wire and are 7/8" wide at the bottom. Fine original condition and hallmarked on the reverse of both earrings with his Snow Cloud hallmark as shown. What a statement these make on the ear !
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1385887
ANDREA FATELL
$395.00
An amazing ring by famous Zuni artist John Gordon Leak. His work was prominently featured in the 1975 Sotheby's auction of the C.G. Wallace collection. John Gordon Leak was most well-known for his knifewing and dragonfly images. The central knifewing image is inlaid with shell and turquoise within a black jet background. Fine twisted wire graces the outer silver frame. The ring has a triple split shank and is a size 6 3/4-7. There is no missing inlay. All original condition...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1385883
ANDREA FATELL
$2,850.00
Fabulous sterling and 5 stone Lone Mountain turquoise cuff by Hopi Ralph Tawangyaouma. It measures 5 1/2" around in the inside plus an additional 1" opening and is 1 1/8" wide. Weighing 96 grams, there is some matrix erosion to the stones on each end. It does not detract from the beauty of the bracelet. Hallmarked as shown as well as an etched number SF48699. A wonderful early piece by this great Hopi silversmith.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1385858
ANDREA FATELL
$2,200.00
Big , bold and beautiful cuff with silver overlay and center cluster of turquoise stones by Hopi Victor Coochwytewa who began producing in the 40's and is best known for his traditional Hopi patterns. This bracelet measures 5 3/4" around in the inside plus an additional 1 3/8" opening. It is 2" wide and weighs a hefty 113 grams. The center frame of stones measures 2" vertically and 1 1/2" horizontally. Beautiful natural turquoise stones free of chips or cracks...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1380749
ANDREA FATELL
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Spectacular design and execution in this sterling and saw tooth bezel set coral ring by Santo Domingo silversmith Julian Lovato. He began working in 1938 and was a silversmith for Frank Patania Sr. in the Thunderbird Shop. This ring was made during his time there as it has his own signature as well as the Patania Thunderbird Shop mark. Julian Lovato has been the winner of numerous awards for his fine creations. This ring is a size 7 1/4 and the face measures 1/2" long and 7/8" wide...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1378000
ANDREA FATELL
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Big, bold, beautiful sterling and ironwood clip back earrings by Navajo silversmith George Kee, made during his time at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Az. They measure 2 1/8" long and are 1 1/8" wide at the bottom. Total weight is 22 grams. Fine original condition and signed as shown. Stunning !!
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1372373
ANDREA FATELL
$595.00
Monumental in size and design, this is a sterling and center turquoise belt buckle by Navajo silversmith Johnny Mike Begay. It measures 3 7/8" by 2 5/8" and weighs 77 grams. Begay worked at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Arizona as well as privately and won numerous awards for his jewelry which can be found in many private and museum collections. His work was featured in the 2002 exhibit “Jewels of the Southwest” at the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture in Santa Fe, New Mexico...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1372369
ANDREA FATELL
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Beautiful sterling band with applied dot design by Santo Domingo Pueblo silversmith Julian Lovato. He began working in 1938 and was a silversmith for Frank Patania Sr. in the Thunderbird Shop and also for Packards on the Santa Fe Plaza. This ring was made during his time with Packards. The ring is a size 5 5 1/2 and is 1/2" wide. The pattern is continuous so could not be sized. Weighing 11 grams, it is in fine original condition and signed as shown. A really unique and fun design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1367365
ANDREA FATELL
$250.00
Long triangular shaped sterling earrings from the White Hogan Shop. The White Hogan Shop opened in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1950 and closed its' doors 56 years later in 2006 having offered the work of 3 generations of Native American silversmiths. These earrings measure 2 5/8" long, 1" wide at the widest part of the bottom and weigh 9 grams total. Fine original condition, currently screw backs but could easily be converted to posts...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1356257
ANDREA FATELL
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Navajo Kenneth Begay (1913-1977) is often referred to as the father of modern Navajo jewelry having been one of the very first to depart from the traditional Navajo style. This exquisite sterling cuff stands as a remarkable Modernist work of art. Whether on the wrist, a shelf or a coffee table, it is a magnificent sculpture. Measuring 6 1/2" around in the inside plus a 1" opening, it is 1 5/8" wide at the scrolling terminals...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1350607
ANDREA FATELL
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Bold, exquisitely hand crafted sterling ribbed bracelet with a center row of beading by Navajo silversmith Johnny Mike Begay. This is a beautiful variation of the "track" bracelet which he was credited for designing. Begay worked at the White Hogan Shop in Scottsdale, Arizona as well as privately and won numerous awards for his jewelry which can be found in many private and museum collections...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1960 item #1342023
ANDREA FATELL
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Hopi Lewis Lomay (1913-1996)is considered one of the finest Native American jewelers of the 20th Century. He began his career in the 1930’s as a student of the Navajo silversmith Ambrose Roanhorse at The Santa Fe Indian School and then at The Navajo Arts and Crafts Guild. Later, Lomay worked for Frank Patania in the Thunderbird Shop in Santa Fe. These earrings are screw backs and are 2 1/2" long and 7/8" at the widest area. They are in fine original condition and lay comfortably and securely o...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1341673
ANDREA FATELL
$695.00
Striking sterling and turquoise necklace by Navajo silversmith Fred Thompson (1921-2002). He is considered one of the 20th century's top Navajo silversmiths and became famous for creating bold, classic designs using the highest quality natural stones. He began producing at the age of 15 and created his own stamps and gave the utmost attention to every detail of his work as evidenced in this necklace. Measuring 14 1/2" end to end, it is 1"wide in the center and weighs 51 grams. It is in fine orig...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1950 item #1310866
ANDREA FATELL
$135.00
Charming handmade Navajo sterling bead earrings. They hang 1 7/8" long and are screw backs that could easily be converted for pierced ears if so desired. The top two beads are plain and the bottom, largest bead, has stamping. Signed Sterling on the reverse of the screw back, they are in fine original condition and weigh 12 grams total. Great looking on, very wearable.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1293027
ANDREA FATELL
$595.00
This is a beautiful sterling silver overlay bracelet by Hopi silversmith Raymond Sequaptewa. It has a bold geometric design and is in fine original condition. Measuring 5 3/4" around in the inside plus a 1 3/8" opening, it is 1 1/2" wide and weighs 90 grams. Signed with Sequaptewa's ear of corn hallmark and the Hopi Guild symbol. A magnificent cuff.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1970 item #1264605
ANDREA FATELL
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Striking sterling ring by Hopi master jeweler Victor Coochwytewa who began producing in the 1940's and is one of the most celebrated jewelers in Hopi history. The ring is a size 6 and could be sized. The face measures 3/4" diameter. It is in fine original condition and signed with his rain cloud symbol as well as the Hopi Guild mark. His work is highly sought after and rare to find. This is a fine example of his talent and a terrific mid century design.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Silver : Native American : Pre 1980 item #1264596
ANDREA FATELL
$895.00
A remarkable sterling ring with a central stone of sodalite and side inlay of sodalite, lapis, onyx, and spiny oyster by Navajo silversmith Gibson Nez. This is a spectacular example of the work for which he is best known, impeccable inlay. Deceased on December 1,2007, he was a self taught silversmith who won the prestigious Smithsonian Medal of Honor, more than 700 blue ribbons, was featured in magazines and books and was a featured guest artist in many museums and galleries across the United St...