Antique Navajo & Pueblo Jewelry
This is a beautiful ingot tapered bracelet with five pale green oval turquoise cabochons. It probably dates to the 1920's. The inside silver measurement is 5 and 1/8 inches plus the opening of 1 and 1/8 inches, for a total of 6 and 1/4. Priced at $2100.
Side view of 5 stone ingot bracelet
#knifewinggod #Zuniinlay #Zuni1930s
This pin measures 2 and 3/4 inches high X 2 and 3/4 inches wide. The knifewing creation comes with wonderful provenance and was probably collected in the 1930's. He's a beauty! Priced at $1500.
This bracelet features a beautiful green turquoise stone supported by two interlaced ingot silver strands. The silver vines have been flattened by the smith to create a smooth comfortable wearing surface. The inside dimension of the bracelet is 6 and 1/2 inches. Priced at $1250.
This bracelet probably dates to the 1930's.
Navajo or Pueblo intricate cuff
This is a very unusual creation. Built upon a 5 pulled wire foundation, the display showcases a wide variety of smithing techniques. Five lovely turquoise stones are beautifully set in fine serrated bezels and accented with stamped butterfly designs, square twist wire and tiny raindrops. The total measurement is 7 inches. Priced at $1800.
Side view of intricate cuff
# Blue Gem turquoise
Three exceptionally beautiful oval turquoise sets are featured in this bracelet. The two larger stones are 1 inch wide and 5/8 inch high. The bracelet band itself measures 5 and 3/4 inches tip to tip on the inside of the silver, plus the opening of 1 inch. Priced at $2150.
These are early blossoms from an old necklace that have been made into earrings. The wires are newly made. The blossoms are 1 and !/4 inches long from loop to bottom of blossom. Priced at $200 for the pair
#Zunibutterfly #Zuniinlay #Southweststyle
A simple early Zuni butterfly with graceful lines is the offering here. It is 3 inches across at the widest point and 2 inches high. The materials are turquoise, mother of pearl, spondylus shell and black onyx. Beautifully executed with such lovely lines! $1800.
Here's an innovative idea with five apppliqued button motifs and 13 small round turquoise sets. These are mounted on a chisel-split foundation. This bracelet measures 5 and 1/2 inches tip to tip on the silver plus the opening of almost 1 inch. Priced at $495.
Eight strands of beautiful Mediterranean coral beads are accented with small green turquoise disc beads and handmade silver tubes. The necklace is 28 inches in length. Priced at $4500.
#Zuni cluster ring
39 stone Zuni row bracelet
#Koyemshi #Zunijewelry #mudhead
This is a large bracelet, measuring 6 and 1/4 inches tip to tip on the inside, plus the opening of
1 inch. Priced at $1800.
Black coral necklace
Stunning black coral branches are interspersed with orange coral beads for dramatic effect. The necklace has 14 K tiny cones with a double-locking clasp. Priced at $750.
3 stone bracelet ca. 1930's - 40's
High cushion cut 3 stone bracelet
Hand-drawn wire and heavy twisted wire form the foundation for these three lovely perfectly matched stones. The overall dimension is 6 and 3/8 inches, including the opening of almost 1 inch.
Priced at $1600. A beauty!
Zuni ranger set
This ranger set by an unknown Zuni artist has a decidedly art Deco feel. The buckle is a little over 1 and 3/4 inches high by 2 inches wide. It would accomodate a 3/4 inch piece of leather. All the inlaid sets are original and unbroken. Priced at $1250.
#Navajorowbracelet #turquoiserowbracelet #SantaFestyle
This is a bracelet for a large wrist, measuring 5 and 3/4 inches tip to tip on the silver plus the opening of 1 and 5/8 inches. The heavy ingot foundation has been scalloped to conform to the shape of the nine oval stones. A variety of turquoise mines are represented here. Priced at $1800.
Naja necklace with handmade beads
The large cast naja on this necklace measures 2 and 3/8 inches in diameter and is set with a brilliant Blue Gem oval. The handmade silver beads seem to have been crafted from dimes and alternate with coral beads to form a 29 inch necklace, not including the naja. Priced at $1800.
I like this bracelet especially for the beautiful natural turquoise stone with the drilled hole. The silver has beautiful wear on the three soft foundation pieces, formed by careful shaping. It measures 5 and 3/4 inches on the inside of the silver, plus the opening of 1 and 1/4 inches. Priced at $1450.
Very fine hand engraving is evident in this NWC bracelet with unusual motifs. The total measurement is 7 inches, including the squeezed-down opening of 3/4 inch. Priced at $350.
Verso of NWC bracelet
This is a beautiful silver ingot band with hand-filed channels and an appliqued plate in a butterfly shape. A squarish turquoise is mounted atop the plate. The folded-over bezel has remnants of tiny markings on all sides. 5 and 1/2 inches inside on the silver, plus the opening of one inch. Priced at $5250.
Turquoise inlay pin
This stylized butterfly was most likely made at Zuni Pueblo in the first half of the 20th century. Several friends have suggested Frank Vacit as the possible artist. The pin measures 1 and 3/8 inches high and 1 and 1/2 inches wide. Price reduced to $650.
These beautiful creations will literally dance on your ears. Enhanced with flat wirework, elongated blossoms and flattened "raindrops", these unusual designs may have been created at Zuni Pueblo in the 1960's. 2 and 1/4 inches long from the top of the wire. Price reduced to $850.
Zuni inlay figural earrings
These delicate little figures feature stone to stone inlay of turquoise, jet and mother of pearl. Tiny etched marks create the faces. They are 1 and 1/16th inches tall and have screw back findings at present. Most would agree that they were made by Leo Poblano. Priced at $650.