Another Susan Backus original. This Thunderbird necklace is fashioned from vintage Thunderbird pins that have been repurposed to created this striking necklace. Each bird is hand stamped and features Turquoise cabochons.
Vintage Zuni Inlay Charm Bracelet assembled into a bracelet. Comes with an extender chain to wear as a necklace. From Susan Backus.
Bracelet length: 7 1/4"
with extension: 16 1/2"
This is a beautiful example of the unique work of Taos artist, Susan Backus. Susan fashioned this necklace from seven vintage butterfly pins. Each pin is hand stamped with traditional design and includes Turquoise cabochons.
A striking Harry Morgan Navajo squash blossom necklace with naja. Having twelve butterflies with stamping and repousse. Each is mounted with a single natural Nevada turquoise cabochon.
26" long without Naja
Silver stamped Harvey era bracelet with a split shank. Simple stamped designs with ovoid elements on the side. Two applied fans to either side of the the natural turquoise stone (likely Cerrillos mine).
5 7/8" inner circumference with add. 1 3/8" opening
Navajo hand made and hand stamped silver dragonfly broach and necklaces. Hand made silver chain. Available with Coral, Turquoise or Mother of Pearl Stones. Hand made by Navajo artisan, Herbert Ration.
broach dimensions: 3" in length, 1-3/4" wide. Chain length: 24"
Ketoh Bow Guard (left)
Beautifully ornate Ketoh (Bow Guard) on harness leather band. Silver buckle cast and stamped with six arrows and various other design elements pointing to a square turquoise in center.
Silver Ketoh with Natural Turquoise Stone (right)
A hand stamped sterling silver Navajo style butterfly concho with a natural turquoise stone. Mounted to dark brown harness leather with a handmade silver buckle.
Vintage necklace made with heishi strands of various color, and interspersed with natural turquoise and small silver beads. With cotton wrap around neck. Jacla with natural turquoise, jet and coral tube beads.
overall length: 18"
A large Navajo silver pin in concha form with a scalloped edge and stamping. There are 24 natural turquoise stones which are hand cut with hand cut bezels.
2 1/4" tall and 3" wide