Antique rosewood box India c1880 with bone inlay and brass mounts in excellent condition. Measures 9 inches wide x 6 inches deep and 3 inches high. This item is on display in our gallery at Old Saybrook Antiques Center and can be seen in-person by visiting 756 Middlesex Tpke Old Saybrook, CT 06475. For hours of operation visit: http://www.OldSaybrookAntiquesCenter.com
Native American vintage K Spencer Navajo turquoise and silver belt buckle c1970 signed on back in excellent condition. Measures 3 x 2.25 inches.
Philander Begay signed sterling silver and turquoise Native American Indian belt buckle in excellent condition. Signed on the back. Measures 2.5 by 3.75 inches. Philander has showcased his work at the renowned Santa Fe Indian Market, winning the 2007 Artists' Choice Peer Award for Exceptional Innovative Work in Any Media. He has won blue ribbons and many other awards of recognition at Indian Market and other forums. In 2010, Philander received a Best of Division award at the Heard Indian Market with a unique concha belt. Philander Begay is from Tuba City, Arizona, born to the Red Running into Water Clan and born for the Tobacco People Clan. Married to wife Shana’baa with five children. He cites Charles Loloma, Preston Monongye, and Jesse Monongya as his influences.
Darryl Begay signed sterling silver and turquoise Native American Indian pendant in excellent condition. Measures 3.5 inches high by 1 and 5/8 inches at top. Signed on the back. Darryl has created his own niche in the Native American art world. His unique style of jewelry, is rich in Navajo culture and hand-made with skills that are his own. Combining the tufa casting technique with lapidary inlay and fabrication, his jewelry has become sought after world wide. He learned tufa casting from his uncle Bobby Begay; his mentor, Raymond C. Yazzie, taught Darryl how to inlay stones. He creates one masterpiece at a time using only top grade materials. His knowledge of turquoise is excellent; he learned from some of the best in the business.
Fine natural baroque pearls opera length necklace with a 14K gold Italian made swirl clasp. The overall length of the necklace is 32" inches including the clasp (which itself measures 3/4" long). The pearls each average 8mm in diameter. They are a beautiful creamy white hue, all matching in color, size and luster. The clasp is hallmarked 585 for 14K gold. These pearls were purchased in Florence, Italy, in the early 1960s, and are in excellent condition. Connecticut residents and buyers picking up in Connecticut please add the CT state sales tax. Buyers outside the USA are responsible for any taxes, tariffs or customs that might apply.