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Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a very lovely corral and turquoise necklace with five overlapping strands, c. 1960. Main photo. Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a very lovely corral and turquoise necklace with five overlapping strands, c. 1960. Another view of the corral and turquoise necklace. Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a very lovely corral and turquoise necklace with five overlapping strands, c. 1960. A closeup view of the beads of the necklace. Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a very lovely corral and turquoise necklace with five overlapping strands, c. 1960. A view of the top of the necklace.
AM-1: Native American Indian vintage jewelry, a very lovely corral and turquoise necklace with five overlapping strands, c. 1960. This necklace is very elegant and graceful. The corral and turquoise are of very fine quality, and these are intersperced with hand-forged silver beads and ornaments. Condition is excellent. Size: c. 16 inches long (top to bottom); c. 12 1/2 inches diameter when laid in a circle. Price: $3200.

 

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver bracelet with spectacular turquoise and excellent silver work, Navajo (Arizona or New Mexico), c. 1960's. Main photo of the Navajo silver and turquoise bracelet. Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver bracelet with spectacular turquoise and excellent silver work, Navajo (Arizona or New Mexico), c. 1960's. Photo showing a side of the Navajo silver bracelet. Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver bracelet with spectacular turquoise and excellent silver work, Navajo (Arizona or New Mexico), c. 1960's. Photo showing the second side of the Navajo silver and turquoise bracelet.
AM-7: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, a beautiful Navajo silver bracelet with spectacular turquoise and excellent silver work, Navajo (Arizona or New Mexico), c. 1960's. The silver work features wonderful floral elements. The turquoise has a lovely matrix, and is very possibly from the mine in Bisbee, Arizona. This is an exceptional piece of Navajo jewelry and a discerning collector's dream. Condition is excellent. Size: 1 1/2 inches high by 2 3/4 inches wide by 1 7/8 inches deep (front to back). The opening at the rear is 1 inch. Price: $1300.

 

Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point squash blossom necklace, pawn jewelry, Zuni, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Zuni petit-point silver necklace. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point squash blossom necklace, pawn jewelry, Zuni, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the naja at the base of the Zuni necklace. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point squash blossom necklace, pawn jewelry, Zuni, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of the top part of the Zuni silver and turquoise necklace. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point squash blossom necklace, pawn jewelry, Zuni, c. 1950's. Closeup photo of parts of the Zuni petit point silver necklace.
AM-8: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point squash blossom necklace, pawn jewelry, Zuni, c. 1950's. The necklace is elegant and graceful, and the silver-work is spectacular. The turquoise is of exceptional quality. Condition is excellent. Size: 23 1/2 inches total length, unclasped and end-to-end. Price: $2500.

 

Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's. Main photo of the Zuni silver and turquoise petit point bracelet. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's. Side view of the Zuni silver bracelet. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's. Photo of the back side of the Zuni silver bracelet, showing the artist's initials. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's. A view of the second side of the Zuni silver and turquoise bracelet.
AM-9: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a lovely Zuni petit-point silver bracelet with beautiful turquoise, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1960's. The silver-work and inlay are exceptional! It is in excellent condition. Size: 1 5/8 inches high by 3 inches wide by 2 inches deep (front to back). The opening is 1 1/8 inches. Price: $999.

 

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful Zuni sterling silver earrings with inlays of jet, spiny oyster, and turquoise, in a traditional rain-cloud design, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. Main photo of the Zuni silver earrings. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful Zuni sterling silver earrings with inlays of jet, spiny oyster, and turquoise, in a traditional rain-cloud design, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. Closeup photo of one Zuni silver earring. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful Zuni sterling silver earrings with inlays of jet, spiny oyster, and turquoise, in a traditional rain-cloud design, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. Photo of the back side of one Zuni silver earring.
AL-7: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a pair of beautiful Zuni sterling silver earrings with inlays of jet, spiny oyster, and turquoise, in a traditional rain-cloud design, Zuni Pueblo, New Mexico, c. 1940's. They are elegant and very graceful! Condition is excellent. Size: 2 1/4 inches long by 3/4 inches wide. Price: $250.

 

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunning pair of chandelier-style silver earrings with turquoise stones, Navajo, c. 1930's. Main photo of the Navajo silver earrings. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunning pair of chandelier-style silver earrings with turquoise stones, Navajo, c. 1930's. Closeup photo of one of the Navajo silver earrings.
AK-8: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo vintage sterling silver jewelry, a stunning pair of chandelier-style silver earrings with turquoise stones, Navajo, c. 1930's. The earrings have been converted for pierced ears. The turquoise is of high quality with lovely matrixes, and the silverwork is exceptional. The earrings are very graceful and elegant. Condition is excellent. Size: 3 inches long by 1 1/2 inches wide, at the widest part. Price: $450.

 

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling Navajo silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, c. 1950's. Main photo of the Navajo silver earrings. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling Navajo silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, c. 1950's. A closer view of the Navajo silver earrings. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling Navajo silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, c. 1950's. Another closeup photo of the top of the dangling silver Navajo earrings. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling Navajo silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, c. 1950's. A closeup photo of the bottom of one Navajo silver earring, showing the lovely turquiose.
AI-6: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, and Navajo silver jewelry, a lovely pair of dangling Navajo silver earrings with beautiful turquoise, c. 1950's. The earrings are very graceful and the silverwork is excellent. Condition is very good. Size: 3 inches long including the hanging wire by c. 1/2 inches wide. Price: $175.

 

Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, an elegant and very beautiful pair of Navajo sterling silver earrings by the great silversmith, Perry Shorty, c. 1980's. Main photo of the Navajo silver earrings. Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, an elegant and very beautiful pair of Navajo sterling silver earrings by the great silversmith, Perry Shorty, c. 1980's. Closeup photo of one of the Navajo silver and turquoise earrings. Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, an elegant and very beautiful pair of Navajo sterling silver earrings by the great silversmith, Perry Shorty, c. 1980's. Closeup photo of the second Navajo silver and turquoise earring. Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, an elegant and very beautiful pair of Navajo sterling silver earrings by the great silversmith, Perry Shorty, c. 1980's. Photo of the backs of the clip-on Navajo silver and turquoise earrings.
WW-10: Native American Indian silver jewelry, and Navajo sterling silver jewelry, an elegant and very beautiful pair of Navajo sterling silver earrings by the great silversmith, Perry Shorty, c. 1980's. Each earring features a fantastic piece of lovely Cerillos turquoise, with small silver spheres (c. 14 to an inch) attached to the silver roping surrounding the bezels. The effect is stunningly beautiful. Condition is excellent. Size: each turquoise earring measures approximately 3/4 inches wide by 1 inch high. Price: $1000.

 

Native American Indian vintage jewelry, and Navajo or Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of silver earrings by the noted artist, Vernon Begay, c. 1980's. Main photo of the Zuni or Navajo earrings. Native American Indian vintage jewelry, and Navajo or Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of silver earrings by the noted artist, Vernon Begay, c. 1980's. Closeup photo of one of the earrings. Native American Indian vintage jewelry, and Navajo or Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of silver earrings by the noted artist, Vernon Begay, c. 1980's. Photo of the backs of the clip-on earrings.
WW-12: Native American Indian vintage jewelry, and Navajo or Zuni silver jewelry, a beautiful pair of silver earrings by the noted artist, Vernon Begay, c. 1980's. These are clip-on earrings, and they are exquisite. Begay uses beautiful stone inlays to give these earrings a dazzling and colorful effect. Condition is excellent. Size: each measures approximately 1 inch high by 1 inch wide, at the widest part. Price: $400.

 

Native American Indian vintage jewelry, and Zuni vintage inlay silver jewelry, a wonderful ring with the Zuni Rainbow Man, c. 1980's. Main photo of the Zuni inlay silver ring.
WW-13: Native American Indian vintage jewelry, and Zuni vintage inlay silver jewelry, a wonderful ring with the Zuni Rainbow Man, c. 1980's. The stone inlay-work on the ring is intricate and wonderful. The ring is a size 7, and it is made by Susan Quandelacy. Condition is excellent. Size: 1 3/4 inches high by 1 inch wide, at the widest part. Price: $250.

 

Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. Main photo of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. CLoseup photo of a part of the Lakota beadwork belt. Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. Photo of the entire extended Lakota beadwork belt.
WW-14: Native American Indian vintage folk-art and beadwork, a beautiful and very fine Lakota beadwork belt, with a lovely art-deco buckle, c. 1930's. The belt is beautifully beaded, with designs of American flags, whirling logs, and flowers. It is incredibly beautiful. Condition is very good. Size: the belt measures 32 1/2 inches long (not including the buckle) by 1 inch wide. The buckle is 1 3/4 inches wide by 1 1/16 inches high. Price: $375.

 

Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a Navajo sterling silver ring with fine stamping and a lovely corral stone, c. 1950's. Main photo of the ring.
PP-4: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a Navajo sterling silver ring with fine stamping and a lovely corral stone, c. 1950's. This is a very beautiful piece of Navajo vintage silver jewelry! Condition is excellent. Size: 1 1/2 inches high by 1 inch wide. Price: $185.

 

Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a pair of Zuni silver earrings with turquoise, c. 1940's.  Main photo of the Zuni silver earrings. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a pair of Zuni silver earrings with turquoise, c. 1940's.  Closeup photo of one Zuni silver earring. Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a pair of Zuni silver earrings with turquoise, c. 1940's.  Closeup of the back of one Zuni silver earring.
NN-18: Native American Indian vintage sterling silver jewelry, a pair of Zuni silver earrings with turquoise, c. 1940's. The earrings are very lovely and very well-made. They are stamped on the back, "Zuni". Condition is excellent. Size: 2 inches long by 3/4 inches wide. Price: $275.

 

Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful pin in the shape of a bird, Navajo, c. 1950's. The piece has lovely turquoise and fine stamping, and it is a very charming piece of vintage Navajo jewelry. Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful pin in the shape of a bird, Navajo, c. 1950's. The piece has lovely turquoise and fine stamping, and it is a very charming piece of vintage Navajo jewelry. Photo of the back of the Navajo silver pin.
EE-14: Native American Indian sterling silver jewelry, a wonderful pin in the shape of a bird, Navajo, c. 1950's. The piece has lovely turquoise and fine stamping, and it is a very charming piece of vintage Navajo jewelry. Condition is excellent. Size: 2 1/2 inches high by 1 3/4 inches at the widest point. Price: $150.

 

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Zuni broach with inlay, c. 1940. Main photo. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Zuni broach with inlay, c. 1940. Closeup photo of the head of the Naja. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Zuni broach with inlay, c. 1940. Another closeup photo. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Zuni broach with inlay, c. 1940. Photo of the back of the broach.
Z-13: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Zuni broach with inlay, c. 1940. The broach depicts the long-haired Naja, with inlaid abalone, turquoise, spiny oyster shell, and jet. This is an exceptional piece of Zuni jewelry! Condition is excellent. Size: 3 inches high by 2 inches wide. Price: $1200.

 

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Navajo silver bracelet with ingot silver and a beautiful turquoise stone, c. 1920.  Main photo. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Navajo silver bracelet with ingot silver and a beautiful turquoise stone, c. 1920.  Closeup photo of Navajo silver bracelet. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Navajo silver bracelet with ingot silver and a beautiful turquoise stone, c. 1920.  Photo of one side of Navajo silver bracelet. Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Navajo silver bracelet with ingot silver and a beautiful turquoise stone, c. 1920.  Photo of second side of Navajo silver bracelet.
O-9: Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Navajo silver bracelet with ingot silver and a beautiful turquoise stone, c. 1920. This is an exceptional piece of Navajo jewelry! This is a very early piece, and the turquoise stone and stamping are incredible. This is one for the discerning collector of early Navajo silver jewelry. Size: 2 3/4 inches across by 7/8 inches tall (at the stone which is the widest part), with a 1 1/2 inch opening. Condition is excellent. Price: $1000.

 

Native American Indian vintage silver jewelry, a Navajo silver pin depicting the Apache Spirit Warrior, c. 1960. Photo of back of Navajo vintage silver pin depicting the Apache Spirit Warrior. Native American vintage silver jewelry, another view of the Navajo silver pin depicting the Apache Spirit Warrior.
I-1: Native American silver jewelry, a Navajo pin depicting the Apache Spirit Warrior, c. 1960's. This very dramatic piece is signed, "J. Loco". Size: 2 1/2" wide x 2" high. Price: $175.

 

Native American silver jewelry, Navajo silver bracelet with three turquoise stones, c. 1930.Photo showing side view of Navajo silver bracelet.Photo shoing backside of Navajo silver bracelet.
E-5: Native American silver jewelry, Navajo bracelet with three turquoise stones, c. 1930. Size: 2 1/2" across middle, by 2" front-to-back. Opening for wrist: 1 1/4". Very nice older piece of Navajo jewelry. Price: $450.

 

Navajo vintage jewelry, Fred Harvey style bracelet, c. 1920. Navajo bracelet, closeup. Navajo bracelet, side view. Navajo bracelet, view of original sales tag.
Item B-5: Navajo vintage jewelry: bracelet, Fred Harvey style, c. 1920's. Size: 2 3/4" wide with 1 1/8" opening. This piece was from an Indian Arts store in San Diego which closed in 1938. Original tag is visible on inside. Price: $165.

 

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