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A beautiful contemporary ring made by Jimmie Herald Sr in the late 1970s. An elegant and unsual ring shank. The turquoise is from Nevada - I should know what mine it came from as I cut that stone - but after 35 years... It measures inches long and is $300 (Tucson)

PhilSbracelet

A very fine piece created by the late Phil Sekaquaptewa from the village of Hotvela on Third Mesa. Overlay, hollow ware and inlay work combine to make this a stunning contemporary bracelet. Note the cutaway on the interior to reveal the ironwood. 1 1/8 inch at the widest point. 5.25 inches with a 1.25 inch opening. $1100 (Tucson)

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A reversible pendant by Sherian Honhongva (one of two nieces of the late Charles Loloma, both of whom apprenticed with him) Set with turquoise, ironwood, lapis lazuli, fossilized ivory and two shades of coral. Approximately 1 by 1.75 inches. $875. (Tucson)

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NAVAJO NAZHAS: left to right: By Robert Sorrell and set with Sleeping Beauty turquoise, 2.75 inches high, 2.5 inches across. $350. Sandcast by Gary Custer, 2.25 by 1.75 inches. $185 Sandcast nazha with a nice piece of natural Bisbee turquoise, by Ronnie Henry. 2 by 2 1/8 high. $400. Alvin Thompson cast this nazha with a young corn plant motif and a generous-sized bale. 1.75 across. $110

(Santa Fe)

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A coral, pink coral and ironwood pendant by Sherian Honhongva. 1 5/8 inches long, from the top of the bale. $520. (Tucson)

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Two bracelets by Bryan Joe, son of famed silversmith Al Joe. The top one is 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. 1 3/8 inch wide. $550

The lower bracelet is made from argentium - a sterling silver alloyed with germanium which prevents it from tarnishing! 5.25 inches with a 1 inch openng and 3/4 inch wide.$450

A lushly illustrated overlay bracelet by Joseph Coriz of Santo Domingo Pueblo. 3/4 inch wide and $500. (Santa Fe)

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By Frances Jones, this contemporary cuff fits in anywhere. 5.5 inches and 1.4 inches wide. $1100.
(We have several other bracelets by her, varying in width and pattern - and in price from $600 to $1100 - at both shops)

(Santa Fe)

A couple of Orville Tsinnie's timeless bracelets. The top bracelet is set with turquoise from Nevada with a 14kt gold bezel and gold drops. $875.

The bottom bracelet is set with an older piece of Blue Gem turquoise. Set in gold with gold drop and frame.Just over 1/2 inch wide and is 5.25 inches with a 1 inch opening. $875. (both in Santa Fe)

rangerbuckles

The top three ranger buckles are nice heavyweight buckles by Ernest Rangel. Made for 3/4 inch belts (either dress belt or the wider Western style, they are each $475.

The bottom ranger set is by Nusie Henry and is for a 3/4 inch belt. $225. (Santa Fe)

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A Navajo sandcast bracelet set with turquoise from the Royston area of Nevada. Made a medium ladies' size, it is 7/8 inch across at the widest point. $145 (Tucson)

One of Leonard Nez's classic multi-layer belt buckles. set with a piece of is called waterweb turquoise from the Kingman Mine in Arizona, it measures 2.25 by 2.25 inches and fits a a 1 1/4 inch belt. $675. (Santa Fe)

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A woman in the maze and a man in the maze pendant by Tohono O'odham artist, Rick Manuel. The woman is holding a rattle and is a makah or traditional T.O. healer. Each: 1 /38 inches across and $220. (Santa Fe)

for recent works by Pat Pruitt in stainless, titanium and zirconium as well as new work by Steve Yellowhorse, please visit the website of our sister gallery: www.creosotejewelry.com

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