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Navajo Carnelian Necklace & Bracelet


Carnelian Necklace and Bracelet Set

Handcrafted in antiqued brass, 14 huge genuine carnelian stones are wrapped and mounted in the Navajo manner, joined with triple links in necklace ending in chain extension and closed hook. Bracelet sports 4 stones and a push-in clasp.
This is an old handcrafted set from the American Southwest, one of a kind, from c:a 1930s or earlier.
Stone Size: 3/4" to 1", varies.
Necklength: 24" approx. + double pendant 5".
Bracelet length: 8 1/2". View complete bracelet.
Please note that slight verdigris has not been removed so as not to disturb original patina. Short extender chain is a replacement.


Lion and Owl Medallion


Lion and Owl Medallion On Black Glass Seedbeads

Joseff styled darkened brass, hook closure
25 bead rows on each side
Medallion Size: 2 3/8" W x 2" H
Necklength: 26" approx.
View Closeup of Medallion

Shell & Silver Necklace


Exotic Shell & Silver Beads

Large shells in different sizes, beautifully polished, alternate with disc-shaped textured silvery beads.
Bead sizes: 1 1/2 longest shell beads, 7/8" dia disc-shaped shell beads, silver beads 1 1/2", 1 1/4", smaller silver and shell spacers and end beads.
Necklength: 23" approx. with large spring ring closure.


Wide Fancy Cuff


Dark Silver Pierced Work Bracelet
Very Middle-Eastern this cuff is long on character with heavy 3-D pierced work and oxidized finish. Has classic push-pin clasp with security chain. Silver grade, if any, is unknown and it's not represented as genuine silver.
Size: 2" W in front, 7/8" back. Fits medium wrist.
View reverse detail here.


Bone Triple Necklace


Bone and Silver* Beads

Long smooth tapered bone beads with round silver* hollow bead stations, secure clasp.
Length: 26-27"


Huge Gypsy Bib


Airy Brass Bib

Coral color enameled accents, coral color beads, lightweight stamped brass, chain tassels.
View closeup

Adjustable to 17", front drop 6"

Silver Filigree Drop Collar


Ethnic Silver* Filigree Collar

Handcrafted in the Balkans, these are becoming fairly rare in the West.
Size: Adjustable to 19 1/2", 1 1/2" W, front drop 4"
View as choker here

Smooth Wood Discs


Wood Discs, Wood and Leather Beads

Rope center bead and highlights.
56" total length.
View beads in Closeup.



Pre-Columbian Warrior Brooch

In hand-hammered brass, marked QUIMBAYA and Q.
Size: 3 1/4" H x 2 1/2" W.

Stone, Clay, Leather


Agate Discs, Agate and Clay Beads.

Earthy looks in natural materials.
Pendant Disc Sizes: 1 3/4" dia., 1 1/4" dia.
Necklength leather ties adjustable to 32-34" approx.
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Wild Teeth


Genuine Teeth Necklace, Not Human

Likely from a Philippine domestic animal. Wood bead spacers.
Length: 28" approx., made without any clasp.
Teeth: 1 1/2" up.

Large Shells


Huge Natural Shells Necklace

Three, tied on leather thongs.
Shells: 4", 3" W
Length: To 28", adjustable

Kurdistan Pendant


Kurdistan Pendant, Silver*

Thick cast pendant, densely twined silver rope.
Pendant: 6" x 3", rope 25"

Multi-Agate Pendant


Multi-Agate Pendant

Ten varigated agate round cabochons highlight this triangular pendant crafted of unknown silver content with decorative swirl accents in the silver. Probably from India or the Middle East.
Size: 3" H x W, chain 24" L.

Greek Ceramic Collar


Primitive Collar from Greece

Colorful large painted ceramic beads with brass bead stations on leather collar, hook closure.
Closeup of beads.
Size: 15" approx.

Abalone Eyes


Abalone "Eye" Insets on Earrings

Brass drops 1 3/4" L x 1 1/4" + hook.
Lightweight hollow work, handcrafted.


Lucky Jade Pig


Black Jade Hand-carved Pendant with Pig

On 28 15x12 mm oval black genuine jade beads and 10 12 mm round silver* beads, black glass tear drop accent, spring ring clasp. Artist handcrafted in the United States, one of a kind.

Size: Necklength approx. 19" to pendant, 2" wide.
View closeup of pendant.


Lucky Jade Rabbit


Black Jade Hand-carved Pendant with Rabbit

On 28 15x12 mm oval black genuine jade beads and 10 12 mm round silver* beads, black glass tear drop accent, spring ring clasp. Artist handcrafted in the United States, one of a kind.

Size: Necklength approx. 19" to pendant, 2 1/4" wide.
View closeup of pendant.


*Silver is of unknown grade.
These are genuine handcrafted pieces, unmarked for material content.

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