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Susie Lee - Navajo Sterling Silver
Stamped Signed Graduated Bead Necklace
HK Item #BD747

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  Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

Sixteen stamped 12 mm beads form the center group, then smooth beads graduate down to 7mm at the ends.

Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

Length
19 1/2" end to end
Beads
16 - 12mm stamped center beads;
then 12 - 11 mm smooth beads on each side;
then 6 - 8 mm smooth beads on each side;
then 5 - 7 mm smooth beads on each side;
finished with one 7 mm barrel bead on each side
Weight
45 grams
Hallmarks
SL
STERLING
Artist
Susie Lee, Navajo

According to Hallmarks of the Southwest by Barton Wright, Susie Lee and many other members of the Navajo family of Lee have been silversmiths since at least the 1970s.

Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

Ends are finished with a barrel bead and a stamped signature disc on one end that reads "SL STERLING".

Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

12mm center beads.

Bead Size Equivalents
mm
inches
mm
inches
mm
inches
6
1/4
13
1/2
22
7/8
7
9/32
14
9/16
25
1
8
5/16
15
37/64
32
1 1/4
9
3/8
16
5/8
38
1 1/2
10
25/64
17
21/32
45
1 3/4
11
27/64
18
45/64
51
2
12
15/32
19
3/4
  

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Paula says -

"A striking necklace made by a much admired Navajo artist."

Susie Lee - Navajo
Stamped Sterling Silver
Signed Bead Necklace

BD747 - $478 SOLD

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Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

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Each bead is hand cut, punched (hole), soldered, polished and then hand-strung on a foxtail.
(A foxtail is an intricatelty woven chain comprised of several rows of tiny links.)

Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

Stamped center beads and smooth side bead.

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