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Item: Description: Price:

NA273

SILVER & GOLD NECKLACE: Jack Tom is a well know, highly respected Navajo jewelry artist. I feel privileged to have owned and worn one of his marvelous creations. It features a granular surfaced Sterling Silver hand-shaped pendant with 14 KT gold figures of Kokopelli, the Native American deity of fertility, a star and a lizard. It has a hook bale. The hand hangs from a necklace composed of 12 granular silver shields bearing gold bars and diamonds. It has a hook and ring closure. Stamped on the back of the hand are “14K”, “STERLING” & “JT”. Just for fun I left the stickers on the back.

Condition: Excellent
Size: The slightly domed hand is 3 1/2” long including the bale, 1 7/8” wide, 1/4” deep. The necklace is 23 1/2” long.

$500.00

NA274

LANDER BLUE CUFF: This Vintage Sterling Silver Cuff was created by Navajo artist Gilbert Nelson. The multi-layer cuff features a gorgeous Lander Blue Turquoise stone in an elevated silver setting. On the back are stamped “g Nelson” and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Cuff width 1 3/8”, depth at stone 1/2”, elsewhere 1/8”. Stone 1” high, 5/8” wide. Inner circumference 5 1/4”, opening 1 3/8” with no give. Fits small wrist.

$200.00

NA275

WARRIOR PENDANT: This Navajo Sterling Silver Pendant / Brooch features the face of a fierce Native American warrior. His war bonnet made of turquoise, coral and onyx has the silver horns of a buffalo atop his head with long engraved silver feathers dangling form each side. He has long silver hair and a shield in front of him decorated with the sun over hills and a hand. What you might call his necklace is made of turquoise, coral and mother-of-pearl. The pendant has a hook bale and a safety clasp pin-back. Stamped on the back are “Tom Kidd” and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Length 3 5/8”, width 1/2” depth 3/8”.

SOLD!

NA276

HEISHI BEAD NECKLACE: This glamorous Vintage Santo Domingo Necklace is made up of 48 strands of the tiniest Heishi Shell Beads you have ever seen. Can you even imagine the workmanship that went into making it? The strands are gathered into Sterling Silver beads at both ends with curved silver cones holding a hook and ring closure.

Condition: Excellent
Size: The necklace is 29 1/2” long.

$350.00

NA277

HOPI CUFF: Most of this cuff is of the traditional Hopi silver overlay consisting of 2 layers of Sterling Silver with the outer layer carved into shapes and figures that are meaningful to the Hopi culture layered over a blackened background . There is a Hopi deity on one side of the cuff and corn, mountains and rain drops on the other. The central stone is made up of brown agate, turquoise, coral, onyx and mother-of-pearl. Inside are stamped “STERLING” & “BENAVIDEZ”.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Cuff width 7/8”, depth at stone 3/16”, elsewhere 1/8”. Inner circumference 5 1/2”, opening 1 3/8”. Has mild give. Fits small - medium wrist.

ON HOLD!

NA278

HOPI PENDANT: Most of the surface of this pendant is of the traditional Hopi silver overlay consisting of 2 layers of Sterling Silver with the outer layer carved into shapes and figures that are meaningful to the Hopi culture layered over a blackened background. Appropriately at the top is the symbol for Tawa, the Hopi sun god who created the earth and at the bottom is an ear of corn which nourished the people. The beautiful central stones consist of purple sugilite, turquoise, agate, onyx and mother-of-pearl. On the back are stamped “STERLING” and the cloud symbol which is the hallmark for my very favorite Hopi artist, Chalmers Day. It is very difficult for me to part with his pieces.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Length 4”, width 1” depth 1/8”.

$175.00

NA279

ZUNI PIERCED EARRINGS: The beautiful stones on these earrings are set in the classical Zuni channel inlaid style. They consist of turquoise and purple sugilite. The earrings are made of Sterling Silver with the kite shaped dangle attached to a shell decorated top bearing a post on the back. On the back of each are stamped the artist's feathered hallmark and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Full length 3”. The large dangle is 2 3/8” long, 1 1/2” wide, 1/8” deep.

$100.00

NA280

FETISH NECKLACE & EARRINGS: This is an amazing Fetish Necklace and Earrings Set made of fossilized ivory. The central necklace fetish is a standing bear and on either side of him are paired otters, turtles, beavers, bears, armadillos, foxes and rabbits. And beyond them are dozens of other little critters. You will have fun trying to identify them. Each Earring has 8 little critters with a fish at the bottom. The earring fetishes hang from a Sterling Silver cross with a coral bead at the bottom. There are clips on the backs with new clip slip pads. The necklace has silver cones at each end with a hook and chain closure allowing you to vary the length.

Condition: Excellent
Size: The necklace is 33” to 37 1/2” long. The earrings are 3” long, the silver cross 7/8” by 7/8”.

$400.00

NA281

FROG PENDANT: OK, I know Amy Kahn Russell isn't Native American but I love the frogs she carves and thought this one fit right in. The frog and it's base are carved from Brazilian Drusy Agate and the arrowhead shaped dangle is quartz. They are set in Sterling Silver. There is a hook bale and a safety clasp pin on the back so it can be either pendant or brooch. Stamped on the back are “AKR” and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Length 3 1/2”, width of frog setting 2” depth 3/4”.

ON HOLD!

NA282

NUGGET NECKLACE: This elegant necklace contains 10 strands of tiny Heishi Shell Beads with a long swath of small Turquoise nuggets at one end and a short swath of them at the other. In between is a swath of small Coral nuggets asymmetrically set. There are Sterling Silver cones at the ends with a hook and chain closure allowing you to vary the length.

Condition: Excellent
Size: The necklace is 30 1/2” to 33 1/4” long.

$350.00

NA283

TURQUOISE PIERCED EARRINGS: Here is a pair of classical Navajo ring earrings set with a 12 blue Turquoise stones around a ring and a larger stone at the top with a post on the back. The Turquoise stones are set in silver. On the back of each are stamped “JF” and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent
Size:
Length 2 1/2”. The ring is 1 3/4” diameter, 3/16” deep

SOLD!

NA284

FROG FETISH NECKLACE: Have I mentioned that I love frogs? This necklace is made up of 13 frogs, 12 of which are carved from green serpentine and the 13th little fellow, I guess, from brown serpentine. They are on a strand of tan to white tiny heisi shell beads. At each end is a Sterling Silver cone and a hook and ring closure.

Condition: Excellent
Size: The necklace is 31” long. The frogs range from 1” to 1 1/2” long.

$175.00

NA285

ONYX & GREEN CUFF: This Sterling Silver cuff is set with channel inlaid onyx and multiple types and shades of green stones. The workmanship is masterful. Inside is the artists hallmark of a fish with “Jackson” within it.

Condition: Very good. Has light scratches.
Size: Cuff width 1”, depth at stones 1/8”. Inner circumference 5 5/8”, opening 1 1/8” with no give. Fits small wrist.

$200.00

NA286

CHIPITA EARRINGS: Chipita Earrings were extremely popular in the 1980's and collected worldwide. When their popularity waned Joan Eagle, the owner and designer of the southern Colorado company, changed to a simpler look. I panicked because I just loved the old style ones and I started buying all I could find. I probably had the world's largest Vintage Chipita Earring collection but most have now departed. These earrings are typical of the old style with a large leather backed stone at the top framed in tiny beads with several dangles of decorated metal shapes, beads and semiprecious stones. They are clip earrings with “Chipita” stamped on the clips. I still love them! I hope you will too.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Length 3”, width 1 1/2”, depth 1/4”.

$75.00

NA287

TURQUOISE NECKLACE: What a beauty! This necklace is made up of 2 strands of Turquoise beads very gradually decreasing in size from the center to both ends. You can see how nicely the two strands lie side by side on our model Alyssa's neck. Wonderful workmanship. At each end is a Sterling Silver cone and a hook and chain closure allowing you to vary the length.

Condition: Excellent
Size: The necklace is 23” to 28” long. The Turquoise chips vary from 5/8” diameter in the center to 1/4” at the ends on the lower strand and just slightly smaller for the upper strand.

$275.00

NA288

GASPEITE EARRINGS: The 7 stones are Gaspeite, a lovey bright lime green, and the 4 crystals are Peridot, also a lovely bright lime green. The Navajo artist who created these beauties is Sharon Sandoval. They are clip earrings with new slip clip pads. On the back are stamped the artist's name and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Length 1 3/4”, width 1”, depth 1/4”.

SOLD!

NA289

BLUE JASPER NECKLACE: What a beauty! Made of denim friendly Blue Jasper, the 10 jasper strands are attached to woven strands of tan twine decorated with 10 pipe-stone beads. The strands are then wrapped together at both ends to make the disc and loop closure. I find the coin used as the disc of interest. It is an Indian (country) coin dated 1941. Around the profiled figure it says “George VI King Emperor”. He was the emperor of India from 1936 until 1947 at which time India gained its independence and became a member of the British Commonwealth. I'm sure the artist did not choose this particular coin at random but felt it had some meaning.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Length 30”.

$225.00

NA290

MULTI-STONE CUFF: This Sterling Silver cuff is set with 9 colorful rectangular stones. There are 2 purple sugilite stones and the others are various shades of orange spiny oyster shell. The silver of the cuff is decorated with stampwork. Inside is the artists hallmark with the initials “WB”.

Condition: Very good.
Size: Cuff width 1 3/8”, depth at stones 1/4”, stones 1/2” by 1/4”. Inner circumference 5 1/2”, opening 1 1/8” with minimal give. Fits small wrist.

SOLD!

NA291

SPINY OYSTER EARRINGS: These colorful and beautiful earrings are made of orange Spiny Oyster Shell and Mother-of-Pearl Shell. These shells are set in Sterling Silver. They are clip earrings with new slip clip pads. On the back are stamped the artist's initials “NG” and “STERLING”.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Length 3”, width 1 1/8” at top, 3/4” at bottom, depth 1/4”.

$75.00

NA292

CHEROKEE LARIAT NECKLACE: The Cherokees are well known for their beautiful bead-work jewelry and this is a great example. It is actually a Lariat Necklace, much like a Bolo Tie. The beaded decorative medallion holds the 2 black and white beaded strands by a wide elastic strap so the medallion can be placed at any level you desire from up close to your neck to lower down on your chest. The portion that goes around your neck is a woven silky twine. The medallion is backed by leather.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: The beaded strand is 40” long including the tufts at each end. The medallion is 3” in diameter.

$75.00

NA293

CHEROKEE PIERCED EARRINGS: Going to attend that costume party as an Indian Maiden? Then these colorful Cherokee Beaded Earrings are a must! The 11 strands of beads are mostly made up of colored glass beads but have silver beads in the center and silver cones at the ends The strands of beads hang from Sterling Silver stampwork decorated discs with the initial “NT” stamped on the back of each The discs hang from short chains topped by kidney wire pierced ear findings. They are definitely “shoulder dusters”.

Condition: Excellent.
Size: Total length 7 3/8”, width of hanging cones 1 1/2”. Disc 1 1/4” in diameter, slightly domed depth 1/8”

$25.00

NA263

HOPI CLIP EARRINGS: Lovely Hopi earrings decorated with traditional style Hopi decorations consisting of 2 layers of Sterling Silver with the outer layer carved into the intricate shapes and figures that are meaningful to the Hopi culture. The obvious ones are rain, lightning, crops, turtle, heart line and lizard. There are new pads on the clips. Marked “STERLING” and “BENAVIDEZ”.

Condition: Very good. Light scratches on faces. Note: My photos do not do these pieces justice.
Size: Length 2 1/8”, width 1 1/8”, depth 1/16”.
SALE!

$100.00

SOLD!

NA265

MUMMY'S BUNDLE CHOKER: Doug and Mary Hancock draw the inspiration for their jewelry from the Southwest's archaeological, historical and cultural aspects of our Native Americans. This Vintage Choker is a perfect example with its “Mummy's Bundle” of an arrowhead, a skeletal hand and an eagle's feather as central features. The neck band is made up of a double strand of elongated beads of Southwest earth colors ranging from light to dark tan and held by bands of silver. Large hook and eye closure for easy use and variable length.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Length 12” to 17”, width 1 1/4”, depth 3/16”. Central decoration 3 1/4” long, 5/8” wide.
SALE!

$225.00

SOLD!

NA267

TURQUOISE BUTTERFLY PENDANT: Santa Fe style Green with hint of Blue Turquoise Vintage Butterfly Pendant / Pin hanging from a large triangular turquoise stone. Set in Sterling Silver. Best worn with a neck wire due to size. (Neck-wire shown included.) Butterfly can also be worn as a brooch. Large pin-back with safety clasp.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Total length 5 1/2”. Butterfly 3” long, 3 1/2” wide, 1/2” deep due to bale. Triangular stone 2 1/2” long, 2 1/8” wide, 3/4” deep due to bale.
SALE!

$350.00

SOLD!

NA269

PETRIFIED BONE CROSS: Simple and stylish, this Sterling Silver and Petrified Bone Cross looks good with almost any color for almost any occasion. Sterling Silver bale.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Total length including bale 3 7/8”. Cross 3 1/4” long, 2 1/2” wide, 1/2” deep in center.
SALE

$175.00

SOLD!

NA270

BLUE AND BLACK TURQUOISE CUFF: Surprisingly, though stampwork jewelry is typically Navajo, Marc Antia, the talented artist who fashioned this elaborate and deep stampwork Vintage Cuff, is Apache-German. Lovely large blue turquoise stone with black matrix. Marked with double lightning bolt hallmark, “Sterling” and “Marc Antia”.

Condition: Excellent
Size: Width cuff 1”, stone 1 1/4”. Depth cuff band 1/8”, stone 3/8”. Inner circumference 5 5/8”, opening 1 1/4” with no give. Fits small wrist.
SALE!

$300.00

SOLD!

 

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