Native American Vintage Navajo Sterling Silver Turquoise Stamped Large Concho Clip On Earrings

$ 99.95

Metal: Silver                                                
Metal Purity: .925
Hallmark: TESTED FOR STERLING SILVER
Artisan: Unknown
Tribe Affiliation: Navajo
Heigth ( inches / mm ): 1.14 / 28.9
Width ( inches / mm ): 1.14 / 28.9
Weight ( gram ): 16.2
Condition: Vintage

 

Ivan Kee (Navajo) (Active since circa 1940, Deceased 1982)

A marvelous and beautifully-crafted clip earrings by the renowned Navajo silversmith, Ivan Kee. Along with his accomplished silversmith brothers, Allan and George, Ivan perfected his silver artistry in the 1940’s and 1950’s working as apprentice to and colleague of his older cousin, the brilliant master Navajo silversmith, Kenneth Begay, who was widely known as “the Father of Modern Navajo jewelry.” 

One of the three Kee brothers, Ivan was, by far, the least prolific and his work is considerably harder to find. Ivan Kee is one of the greatest Navajo silversmith's to ever live and his work is extremely valuable and rare!

PLEASE BE ADVISED:

  • We sell vintage pre-owned and antique items (except for those described as new) which will often show signs of wear, dents, scratches, oxidation, broken stones, etc. Please note that the item in the photographs may be larger or smaller in actuality. The photographs do not represent true size. Please check the description for physical dimensions and email us with any questions.

  • We are not gemologists, and due to the high quality of laboratory made stones we take no responsibility if the stone appears not to be genuine. We try our best to accurately describe the stones in our jewelry items.

  • In order for you to see the real age of presented item we do not perform any type of cleaning or polishing. If its tarnished that's exactly the way you will receive it.

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