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Here are some of the latest additions to our site--this section is updated frequently. There are many new items that do not show up in this section, however, so be sure to check the individual categories as well. Please click on any of the images below to view a larger image along with more information, prices and links to gallery pages for more art in each category.

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BOOK PIECE-featured on p. 92 of Navajo Pictorial Weaving Expanded, Revised Edition 2018 by Tyrone D. Campbell and Steven Begner.
A masterpiece of Navajo weaving--Navajo...
Lovato, Julian--three turquoise ring with a sunburst setting (hallmarked), c. 1970s. Formerly in the collection of Anita Da, wife of famed potter Popovi Da. Size 7 (can be...
Tafoya, Margaret--carved blackware pottery jar by Tafoya, the great matriarch of Santa Clara pottery. 5 1/2" x 5 1/4", excellent condition.
Patania, Frank Sr.--silver and turquoise belt buckle by Patania (hallmarked), c. 1940s. 3" x 2 5/8", weight 83 grams, takes up to a 1 3/8" leather.
Incredibly rare and beautiful Acoma gold and volcanic stone earrings, c. 1890. Examples of 19th Century Acoma goldwork are quite rare, and this is an incredible example. Ex-Skip...
Begay, Johnny Mike--classic JMB work (hallmarked), circa 1970. The double flare of the bracelet gives it a very contemporary feel. Inside size 5 3/8" with a 1" opening (can be...
Deyuse, Leekya--let's kick things off with an unquestionable masterpiece. 13 bears and 2 birds, all carved by the great master of Zuni fetish carving, circa 1940s. Major...
Bird-Romero, Mike--stunning silver and turquoise pin (hallmarked.) 3" wide.
Bird-Romero, Mike--inlaid silver, turquoise and shell sunface pin (hallmarked) by one of the great contemporary masters. 2 3/4" diameter, weight 37 grams.
Thompson, Fred--shadowbox buckle with a good blue turquoise (hallmarked), c. 1970s. Thompson was a very fine Navajo silversmith who did wonderful work in Gallup, especially in...
A wonderfully creative and distinctive Navajo bracelet with a turtle rendered in Blue Gem turquoise, c. 1950s. Unique to our experience. Inside size 5 3/4" with a 7/8" opening...
Navajo First Phase concho belt with matching buckle, c. 1880. A rare and fantastic example with original leather, matching buckle and complete provenance available to purchaser....
Lomay, Lewis--silver and Bisbee turquoise bracelet of a very unusual design with Lomay's early hallmark, c. 1960. Inside size 5 3/8" with a 1 1/8" opening (can be adjusted),...
Yazzie, Mary Marie--lovely silver necklace with a coral pendant (hallmarked), c. 1990s. Long and elegant, but quite wearable. Straight length 25", weight 65 grams.
Nampeyo, Fannie--pottery jar by Fannie Nampeyo, painted in her trademark "migration" pattern, c. 1960. A large and fine example, with no cracks or restoration. 7 1/2" x 10 1/2".
Deyuse, Leekya--three carved turquoise frogs by Leekya on a silver bracelet setting, c. 1940s. The silversmith is unknown, but was probably one of the Navajo smiths employed at...
Loloma, Charles--14k gold, lapis, coral and turquoise Corn Maiden pendant (hallmarked), c. 1980. A wonderful example of Loloma's design mastery, beautifully executed. 3 1/4"...
Old, adorable and tiny silver and turquoise bracelet, possibly Pueblo, c. 1920. Nice repousse and stampwork decoration. Inside size 5" with a 1" opening (can be adjusted),...
Thompson, Fred--wonderful Navajo choker necklace with 11 individual silver plates, 5 set with turquoise. Hallmarked with Thompson's tilde hallmark. Thompson was a fine Navajo...
Bird-Romero, Mike--silver beads and cross necklace (hallmarked), c. 1990s. Complete with homemade silver cones on the tips. Mike is from San Juan Pueblo, and is one of the...
Navajo bracelet with 3 fine Blue Gem turquoise, c. 1960. Wearable and beautiful. Inside size 5 1/2" with a 7/8" opening (can be adjusted), width 1 3/8", weight 64 grams.
A very early (circa 1935) Hopi silver and turquoise bracelet, possibly by Ralph Tawangyaouma. The applied corn motifs and raincloud stamps on the sides mark this as Hopi-made....
Peshlakai, Fred--silver and turquoise bracelet (hallmarked) with the fine stampwork you would expect from one of Peshlakai's pieces. Inside size 5 7/8" with a 1 1/8" opening...
Old Navajo all-silver bracelet with filed bosses and very good stampwork, c. 1915. The whirling logs are an old Navajo symbol that predates any negative association. Inside size...
Iroquois beaded whimsey wallpocket, c. 1910. Very good condition. 3 1/4" x 5 3/4".
Begay, Kenneth--one of his classic designs, this 7-bar bracelet (hallmarked) was made circa 1970, after he had left the White Hogan. Others have replicated this design, but when...
Bird-Romero, Mike--silver and Tibetan turquoise bracelet by Bird-Romero (hallmarked), done in his typical bold style. Inside size 5 1/4" with a 7/8" opening (can be adjusted),...
Ivan Kee--extremely creative and beautiful silver and Morenci turquoise bracelet by Navajo smith Ivan Kee (hallmarked), circa 1970. Made after his time at the White Hogan, when...
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