Wolf Robe Hunt (1905-1977) of Acoma made and signed this lovely pin, set with turquoise with multi-level dangles. It measures 3 inches long and 1.75 inches across at the widest point. $525. It was illustrated in the book Reassessing Hallmarks of Native Southwest Jewelry: Artists, Traders, Guilds, and the Government. The Zuni thunderbird pin is from the late 1950s/early 1960s judging from the India ink price still visible on the back 1 3/8 inch high and 1 1/8 across. It sold for $8.50 back then but is $125 now. A Navajo sandcast pin, set with turquoise is 1.25 inches wide. $160. Circa 1950s. The bird (eagle?) pinset with a small spiderweb turquoise is post WWII. With a wingspan of almost 2.5 inches, it is priced at $125.(TUCSON)

A lovely re-creation of an old style buckle, this one was made by the late, great Harry Morgan, who rose to prominence for his revival of older styles, but each with his own unique artistic eye. 2.75 by 2.25 inches. $450. The bracelet at right is from the 1930s or so. Set with Blue Gem turquoise, it's just over 1.25 inches wide and $600 (BOTH IN TUCSON)

 

 

Two Zuni row bracelets from the 1940s. Nice weight on the silver frames, 3/4 inch wide, they were made for a smallish wrist. $525 each. One in Santa Fe and one in Tucson.

The bracelet at left is set with a nice blue-green turquoise, possibly from the Villa Grove Mine but I can't rule out the Battle Mountain area of Nevada. Just over 1/2 inch wide and made for a small wrist. $240. (SANTA FE) The one at right came from a collection which had it listed as 1930-40s. I'm pretty sure it's 1970's vintage. Nicely done 1.5 inches wide and yes, the stone has two small fracture lines. $600. (TUCSON)

A classic bracelet set with natural turquoise from the Godber's Mine (aka Dry Creek and Burnham). 1940s. 7/8 inch wide. Made for a small wrist: just a little shy of 5.25 inches with a 1 inch opening. $600  The bracelet at right is a little earlier: 1930s-40s. For a medium-small wrist, it is 1 5/8 inches across. $625. (BOTH IN TUCSON)

 

This great old bracelet dates to about 1930, plus or minus. It could be early 1900s but considering the provenance we believe a slightly later date is more accurate. 7/8 inches across it fits a medium-small wrist. $875. (TUCSON)

 

 

The cluster pin is just over 1.5 inches across. Ca 1960s $110. The sandcast buckle is 3 inches across and just under 2 inches high. Made for a 1 /14 belt by Nellie Tso. $300. (TUCSON)

 

An overlay concha belt by Willie Yazzie Sr. Each concha is 2 inches in diameter. Willie apprenticed at Dean Kirk's store, west of Gallup, working there for roughly ten years (late 1950s-early 1960s) and also demonstrated at Mesa Verde National Park for some twenty years. He died in 1999. $1500 (TUCSON)

A 1930s era bracelet set with green turquoise from one of the Nevada Mines. Given the matrix, the Royston or Pilot Mine are likely. 3/4 inch wide. $875 (SANTA FE)

 

 

 

It's been a good long while since we've had a classic Navajo hatband. This one dates 1930-1940s. 1/2 inch wide. $475. (TUCSON)

 

An ingot silver buckle made from a concha belt. Circa 1930. Fits a 1 or 1.25 inch belt, but we can have it adapted to any size belt up to 2 inches. the buckle measures just over 3.25 by 4 inches. $675. (TUCSON)

A chip inlay bracelet from the 1970s by Willie Singer. We rarely carry these because they are generally quite light and therefore prone to popping the inlay. This one, however, is a very nice heavy 12 gauge. Just under 1 inch wide. $525. (TUCSON) This Navajo sandcast buckle is 50+ years old. It is a classic beauty. Frankly, I would have kept it (which I rarely do) but for the fact that I have one that is quite similar. SOLD (TUCSON)

 

A very beautiful squash blossom necklace from the 1930s-40s, set with turquoise from the Blue Gem Mine. The overall length is a shade under 30 inches. The nazha measures 2.5 by 3 inches. The turquoise are all in excellent damage: no cracks, chips or fracture lines. $2600. (Santa Fe)

 

A classic Zuni turquoise cluster pin, 1950-60s. 3.25 inches across. $525. A 1940s bracelet. 1.25 inch wide and made for a small wrist. Beautiful, finely-wrought work. SOLD. (Santa Fe)


 

This buckle with the copper tongue was made in the 1940s at the Julius Gans shop, which was located on the south side of the Plaza in Santa Fe, as evidenced by the UITA 21 hallmark. 2 1/8 by just under 2 /12 inches. $250.

Very interesting and delicate stampwork on this bracelet from around 1900-1920s. Hand hammered ingot silver. A little over 1/2 inch wide. $675. 

A Zuni Rainbow Dancer pin from the 1950s. 3 inches long. $800. (TUCSON)

 

Perhaps the earliest watch bracelet I have had. It is a style that began in the 1920s and continued for another decade or so. Just under 1 inch wide. $450. (TUCSON)

 

 

This very nice weight Navajo letter opener with stampwork and chisel work was made by Katherine or Ike Wilson and bears their bow and arrow hallmark. 8.25 inches long. $475. (TUCSON)