Timepiece and expansion banded included at no extra charge.
- $195 plus s/h
Paula says - "Paula says - "In my opinion, these watch tips show all the design characteristics and workmanship of being Navajo made. But because we are unable to attribute the hallmark to a specific artist we can't legally sell it as Native American made - read more."
"You are buying two sterling silver watch tips with turquoise stones.
"The term Watch Tips refers to the two Native American made decorative panels that connect the timepiece to the expansion band. Neither the timepiece nor the expansion band are sterling silver nor Native American made. They are included with the tips as a convenience so you can use the watch right away. You can replace them if you so choose."
silver tips are
The US Department of the Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and its recent Amendments require that items described as Native American or Indian be made by an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Furthermore, government regulations suggest that all attributions include the Native American Indian's name, tribe and federal tribal enrollment number. Because it is impossible to identify the artist for many vintage items, even if they are authentic Indian made items, we cannot and will not use the words Native American or Indian in association with such pieces.