Ethnographic & American Indian Jewelry Auction

Hughes is pleased to present our Ethnographic & American Indian Jewelry Auction featuring Vintage 1930s-1970s Navajo, Zuni, and Hopi silver bracelets, cuffs, rings, earrings, necklaces, belts, and more. Highlights include Handmade Navajo Sandcast turquoise cuffs, intricate Zuni turquoise blossom clusters and snake eye rings and bracelets, and bold Hopi overlay designs. You will find turquoise stones in dark green to aqua, including lovely blue web and Brisbee mine rings. Native American artists represented include Ramone Platero, Andrew Redhorse Alvarez, Carmelo Patania, Jackson Seckletstewa, Wilford Chee, Glenn Lucas, Jeffrey Castillo, Kenneth and Mary Bill, and Carson Blackgoat. Auction also includes Mid Century Mexican sterling jewelry from Jose Luis Flores and Jose Anton.

Live online bidding May 1, 2022 at 1 pm Pacific. Bid online with Invaluable or LiveAuctioneers.

In-house shipping available and local pick up at 8059 Foothill Blvd, Sunland, CA 91040 on Wednesday May 4, 2022 from 10am to 2pm.

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Lot 8: Zuni Turquoise Silver Bracelet Cuff Five Blossom

Lot 11: Hopi Silver Overlay Bracelet Cuff

Lot 17: Navajo Turquoise Silver Three Stone Bracelet

Lot 22: Andrew Redhorse Alvarez Sterling Cuff Bracelet w/ Turquoise & Gemstones

Lot 67: Zuni Knifewing Bracelet Cuff

Lot 106: Zuni Three Row Snake Eyes Turquoise Bracelet Cuff

Lot 24: Modernist American Indian Sterling Ring Cornelian Turquoise

Lot 53: Navajo Sterling Turquoise Men’s Large Ring

Lot 48: Navajo Four Stone Ring Green Silver

Lot 45: Navajo Ring Blue Web Turquoise Silver

Lot 103: Zuni Four Row Snake Eyes Howlite Silver Ring

Lot 70: Roy Talahaftewa Hopi Sterling Silver Overlay Kachina Earrings

Lot of 2 Pins Brooches Sterling Silver Zuni Navajo

Lot 126: Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Concho Belt

Lot 123: Kenneth and Mary Bill Navajo Sterling Silver Buckle & Horsehair Belt

Lot 120: Gary and Elsie YoyokieHopi Navajo 14K Gold Overlay Sterling Bolo

Lot 115: Tommy Singer Navajo Sterling Necklace w/Turquoise