Nest Egg Auctions
Live Auction

Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 177

7 Native American Sterling & Turquoise Bracelets

Estimate: $500 - $1,500

Bid Increments

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$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
Two pieces by Navajo artisan Albert Jake (1959 - ). The reverse of both bear his hallmark and are also stamped "sterling." One cuff with a cabochon in a very attractive setting. Stamped on the reverse as "sterling." One cuff with ten oval-shaped cabochons in a decorative setting. Stamped on the reverse with an unknown artisan's hallmark. An interesting piece with two rows of ten round cabochons in a engraved geometric setting. One cuff with fourteen cabochons in a decorative setting depicting arrow and feather iconography. One cuff with two triangular-shaped cabochons and one oval-shaped cabochon in a settling depicting arrows and heart iconography. Theses pieces all have an interior diameter of approximately 2 3/8". XRF tested to confirm silver purity. Gross weight of silver is 6.28 ozt (195.3 g). Silver on three pieces exhibits patina consistent with age of items and some instances of green discoloration. Keywords: Native American, Amerindian, American Indian, Navajo, Zuni, gemstones, gem, bracelet, bracelets, fashion, Southwest, South West