OLD NAVAJO AMBROSE ROANHORSE TURQUOISE SILVER BRACELET
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Sold Date: 11/19/2008
Channel: Online Auction
OLD NAVAJO AMBROSE ROANHORSE TURQUOISE SILVER BRACELETStore Categories HOME NEW ACQUISITIONS OLD NATIVE AMERICAN JEWELRY Pre-1950 Early and Old Pawn Vintage Indian 1950-1980 SIGNED NA & STELLAR TURQUOISE NA HIGH STYLE/ MODERN DESIGN
We are members of the Indian Arts and Crafts Association (IACA). We offer an unconditional 14 day return policy on fixed price or store purchases. Auction items are final sale unless not as described. For those without PayPal accounts, we accept Visa, MasterCard and Discover through our online form or by phone. Also now we offer a LAYAWAY plan available on any purchase of $200+. See details or Email Us .SIGNED/INDENTIFYING FEATURES: Handmade by Navajo artist Ambrose Roanhorse and signed with his personal hallmark. (see below) Ambrose Roanhorse, a Navajo silversmith taught at the government Indian School in Santa Fe in the late 1930s, and was one of the first artisans to venture away from traditional designs into the more modern look. Roanhorse used simple forms, bold lines, minimal stamping and high quality stones. These progressive designs reflected the modernists post war aesthetic. DESCRIPTION: is a stunning Native American handmade bracelet by one of the most important Navajo artists Ambrose Roanhorse. Most probably made after WWII, this incredible bracelet is inlaid with beautiful blue turquoise stones. The stone setting is mounted to a shank that is decorated with twisted and plain wire. A lightly stamped rim frames the entire bracelet. Honestly the images do a better job of describing this wonderful historic piece so take a look. SIZE: 1" wide with an inside circumference of 5-5/8" from end to end plus a 7/8" opening and weighs 58 grams/2 oz. CONDITION: Excellent vintage condition with expected wear for the age. The stone work is perfect with no cracks or chips. Please review the photos for more detail. This is truly a gorgeous bracelet by one of the great Navajo Masters. Finding a piece of this caliber with fantastic silver and lapidary work, gem quality turquoise and historical significance is rare to say the least. Don't let this one go! Click to see Image 1 Click to see Image 2 Click to see Image 3 Click to see Image 4 Click to see Image 5 Click to see Image 6 Click to see Image 7 Click to see Image 8 Click to see Image 9 Click to see Image 10 Please visit our online store for more exquisite NEW and OLD Native American and Mexican silver jewelry at a fixed price. Don't forget about our layaway plan . PLEASE READ!! AS MEMBERS OF THE IACA, a national association of artists, retailers, wholesalers, museums, collectors and supporters concerned with the image and marketing of American Indian arts and crafts, WE HAVE AGREED To honestly represent American Indian arts and crafts as to nature and origin within the realm of my control and to offer return privileges for articles found by the Indian Arts and Crafts Association to have been misrepresented by me and To abide by ethical business conduct regarding advertising, appraising, pricing and guarantees offered by me. We try to describe everything in detail and to the best of our ability and will upon request provide a letter guaranteeing in perpetuity (1 year) that this piece is authentic and as described. We offer a 14 DAY UNCONDITIONAL return policy on purchases that are Fixed Price Listings. Due to the nature of auctions, returns will only be accepted in cases w the item was not as described. See our guarantee for more details. SHIPPING: WE DO NOT CHARGE A HANDLING FEE, SALES TAX, OR PROFIT FROM SHIPPING IN ANY WAY. We try to ship on Tuesday and Friday but will increase that as needed. We require insurance on purchases over $200 otherwise it is optional however we are NOT responsible for lost or damaged packages d...
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