Native American vintage K Spencer Navajo turquoise and silver belt buckle c1970 signed on back in excellent condition. Measures 3 x 2.25 inches.
Vintage Eastern Woodland Indian painted splint basket c1920 in excellent condition. Measures 8 inches wide, 7.5 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
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.
Antique Vintage Indian Book Description: Whedon & Spreng Co., Los Angeles, 1903. Softcover. Book Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Flexible Woven Burlap type Cover, Bound with Twine, 103 pp., Illustrations, Instructions for a variety of weaves such as Lazy Squaw Weave, Mariposa Weave (Knotted), Toas Weave, Samoan Weave (Lace Effect), Klikitat Weave (Imbricated), Shilo Basket (Two Bam), Bam-Tsu-Wu Basket (Three Bam), Basket Finish, Weaving of Shells, Beads and Feathers, others, Crossed Warp Twined Weaving of the Makah Indians, Washington State, Tlinkit Basketry, Fan Palm Basket, Date Palm Basket, Continuous Coil Basket Woven from Palm Fibres, Basket from Palm Needles, Recipes for Dyeing Raphia, Polish and wood stains for Rattans. Two sheet price list has been glued in at center. Woven cover shows edgewear and wear or fraying to spine head and foot and to corners. Woven Title lettering on front cover is still readable - a reasonably bright copy - binder twine is in good condition as well. A nice copy, overall. With extra fold out broad sides or posters from 1903 one showing the bottom and side profile of a Pomo Bottle-neck basket that measures 22 x 14 inches. Marked copyrighted 1903.