Hand Made Native American Navajo Indian Sterling Silver Beads

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Susie Lee - Navajo Sterling Silver
Signed Stamped Graduated Bead Necklace
HK Item #BD763

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  Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

Sixteen stamped 13 mm beads form the center group, then smooth 11mm, 8mm, and 6mm beads, finished off with a barrel bead on each end.

Length
19" end to end
Beads
13mm stamped center beads;
then 11 mm smooth beads;
then 8 mm smooth beads;
then 6 mm smooth beads ;
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".

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
  

Paula says -

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

Susie Lee - Navajo
Stamped Sterling Silver
Signed Graduated Bead Necklace
BD763
$478 plus s/h

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Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

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

Hand made Native American Indian Jewelry; Navajo Sterling Silver beads

13mm center beads.

 

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