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Vintage 14k Gold Blackhills Horse Horseshoe Native American Navajo Pendant For Sale
Features: This a very nice vintage (1965 to 1969) pendant . Made of solid 14K gold (of yellow with red Blackhills gold) pendant . It's highly collectible . Beautifully Native American hand crafted . An earlier design , by renown jewelry artist Martin Mathew Williams of the Navajo tribe from his father's William's Trading Post. He begancrafting jewelryat his father'sshop inthe mid 1960's(William's Trading Post, Red Rivers, AZ), and established his own shop by 1970 . Considered rare , due to he made small # in gold. Has impressive smith workmanship in an eye catching horse and horseshoe tribal pattern . For a 14K gold pendant , has a relevantly good weight to it . Weighs 4.6 grams . It was well kept and in excellent condition .
Measurements:From bail loupe to bottom, a little over 1 1/2 inches tall and nearly 1 inch wide .
Hallmark and Marks: On top of bail loupe, soldered shut to main body "14K" with his earlier wider "WM" stack fonts inside rectangle cartouche of his father's William Trading post .Marks PRE-date his 1970mark of none cartouche . Artist info , page 372 of research author Bille Hougart's "Little Book of Marks on Southwestern ", whereby , authorlist him of the Navajo tribe with only example of his later stack mark, not well illustrated. Great bookyetauthor due to it's a little book , having limitationswith only showing his mark with out the actual real photo of itnor mentioning any info of this well sought out William's Trading Post which is a well renowned Navajo shop, located in Red Rivers, AZ (USA). Shop's been around sinceearly 1960'sas many various reputable Native American indian venders will confirm as well as shop's authencity and maker.
Guarantee: As a jeweler and retired precious metals testing specialist for refinery, I re-assure it willtest solid 14K gold (as marked) or total refund . I routinely test, prior to listing, regardless of what's marked .
Would make a nice gift. Or, own it yourself and invest in thisimpressivependant and appreciate the compliments you'll get as its antiquity value andgold valuecontinues to increase even more so over time.
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Vintage 14k Gold Blackhills Horse Horseshoe Native American Navajo Pendant : $227