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Items We've Recently Added to Our Site

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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Lewis Lomay--an incredible work of art in silver and Nevada Blue turquoise, this Hopi bracelet by Lewis Lomay (hallmarked) is truly amazing. The terminal stones of Bisbee...
Fabulous Zuni concho belt with inlaid medallions by Ida Vacit Poblano, c. 1960s. One large buckle and 17 smaller conchos, each with an inlaid panel set in a silver frame. The...
Frank Patania Sr.--creative and beautiful pair of all-silver earrings by Frank Patania Sr. (hallmarked), c. 1940s. Currently clips. 1 1/4" long.
Fred Peshlakai--a small Navajo silver and Blue Gem turquoise buckle by Fred Peshlakai (hallmarked), c. 1965. Pictured on page 169 of NAVAJO SILVERSMITH FRED PESHLAKAI by Steven...
UITA--silver and turquoise bolo, c. 1950. Hallmarked UITA 21, which corresponds to Southwest Arts & Crafts in Santa Fe. 1 3/4" x 1 1/8".
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UITA--a fun silver and turquoise bird pin, c. 1950. Hallmarked UITA 22, which is the mark for the Manuelito Trading Post. 1 7/8" x 1 1/2".
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The newest form for Diana--a French press for making coffee! Makes 16 ounces of coffee, and looks beautiful doing it!
Very nice Navajo ring with 3 blue turquoise on a silver band, c. 1950s. Size 7 3/4 (can be sized), weight 10 grams.
We are pleased to show you work from Lewis Lomay, Hopi, c. 1950s. Lewis Lomay pieces are pretty difficult to find because unfortunately he found that painting houses in Phoenix...
Very pretty Iroquois Whimsey bird with pink berries on the perch and two elaborate berries dangling from the beak. 1910 in light blue beads in perfect condition. Silver beads...
Frank Patania Sr.--an absolutely incredible silver and coral bracelet by Frank Patania Sr. (hallmarked), c. 1950s. Completely unique and fabulous wide cuff with 6 rows of coral...
UITA-an adorable Navajo silver and turquoise fawn pin, c. 1950. Hallmarked UITA 5, which means it was made at the Kirk Brothers Trading Post in Gallup. 2 3/4" x 1 3/4".
Navajo silver band ring, c. 1900. A very early and well-worn ring, and a rare survivor. Size 8 3/4.
For holding business cards in style, here is a Crystalline ceramic card holder. Be the only one in your office with one or buy several for all your friends!
Iroquois Whimsy 1899!. Gold body pink berries hanging from beak and two red berries hanging from the perch. This one has flat wings like a dove.
Julian Lovato--a gorgeous silver and Lone Mountain turquoise cluster ring by Santo Domingo smith Julian Lovato (hallmarked), c. 1970. Just a wonderful ring in every aspect. Size...
Early Zuni silver and turquoise earrings with "eggbeater" drops, c. 1930-35. Currently screwbacks. 1 1/2" long without the findings.
Ornate and fabulous Zuni pin with Lone Mountain turquoise, c. 1945. A unique pin, done by an artist with a great sense of design and access to beautiful turquoise. 2 3/4" x 2 1/4".
Ike Wilson--small-scale Navajo silver and Blue Gem turquoise bracelet by Ike Wilson (hallmarked), c. 1950. Very finely stamped. Sometimes smaller is better! Inside size 5 1/2"...
A crystalline ceramic dispenser for olive oil or vinegar--a gorgeous accompaniment to any table, and highly useful! Comes with a little catchment dish.
Iroquois beaded Smoking Cap from 1900! Date is sewn on the cap. This cap is in EXCELLENT condition. Approximately 10" long and 4.5" high. No missing beads.
Very cool older pair of Zuni inlay circle hoops for pierced ears. Old style clasp screws on the threaded posts to secure earring from loss.
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Kenneth Begay--a true masterwork by one of the greats, a silver and Blue Gem turquoise bracelet by Navajo smith Kenneth Begay (hallmarked). Made in the 1970s, a period that is...
A ceramic oil dispenser, glazed in an oilspot black glaze with crystalline highlights, perfect for olive oil or vinegar. Comes with a little matching catchment dish.
Navajo silver and turquoise bracelet with very creatively cut stones set on two tri-wires and twisted wire, c. 1925-30. A classic form, with a very imaginative combination of...
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These darling two-part Navajo dangle earrings started out life as cuff links! Pretty stamping on the upper part and nice old bezel-settings with green turquoise...
Dan Simplicio--a striking silver, coral and turquoise necklace by Zuni smith Dan Simplicio, c. 1950s. Not hallmarked, but clearly identifiable as his work by technical and...
Baby bracelet from the Larry Frank collection. Stamped silver bracelet with silver ball accents surrounding 3 bezel-set turquoise. Gram weight is 11.
Ex-Larry Frank collection--this unique cast Navajo silver child's bracelet is an early precursor to the bar bracelets done thirty years later by Kenneth Begay and other smiths...
Frank Patania Sr.--diminutive but beautiful silver and turquoise necklace by Frank Patania Sr. (hallmarked), c. 1940s. Straight length 16", largest pendant measures 1 1/8" across.
Baby Bracelet from the Larry Frank Collection. Stamped silver bracelet with 2 bezel-set dark green turquoise. Gram weight is 10.
Very fine Navajo silver and turquoise box-bow squash blossom necklace c. 1930s. A solid weight and extremely well-made necklace with a uniquely styled naja. Playful and...
A fine Navajo silver and turquoise row bracelet with the turquoise set flush to the bezels, c. 1930s. A highly unusual treatment of the usual row bracelet, done with great skill...
Patania--large silver and turquoise pin/pendant by Frank Patania Sr. (hallmarked) on a silver bead chain, c. 1950s. Chain measures 18 1/2" long, pin/pendant is 2 1/2" diameter.
Navajo ring from c. 1930s with mismatched green and blue turquoise stones. Size 7 and weighs 7 grams.
Bernard Dawahoya--very fine silver overlay bracelet by Hopi smith Bernard Dawahoya (hallmarked), c. 1980. The turtle designs are clean and crisp, as you would expect from one of...
UITA 21--a silver and turquoise cluster bracelet, made at Southwest Arts & Crafts in Santa Fe, circa 1950. A rare form for a UITA piece, with wonderful touches such as double...
A very unusual Santo Domingo necklace with an inlaid bird, c. 1930s. The pendant and tabs are all bone, and the beads are as well. Straight length 21 1/2", pendant measures 1...
Iroquois whimsy. One of the few we have ever seen with a stag! Very good condition, beaded "Souvenir 1934." Measurements are 7.5" X 8"
Frank Patania Sr.--circa 1940s, a dramatic pair of silver cuffs with gold wash. One cuff is hallmarked and its match is not. The second is just as dramatic as the twin. Inside...
Zuni cluster ring with a curved face, c. 1930s. Ex-Lauris Phillips collection. Size 9 (can be sized), face measures 1 1/2" x 1 1/8".
UITA 21--a sleek and elegant PAIR of silver bracelets, made at Southwest Arts & Crafts in Santa Fe, circa 1950. It is rare to find a matched pair of Indian bracelets, much less...
A very stylish silver and turquoise bracelet with nicely matrixed green turquoise, c. 1950s. Possibly Pueblo made, due to the wirework applique. Inside size 5 3/8" with a 1 1/8"...
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