PreColumbian and Indian Artifacts by HDEnterprises

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To see current promotions or special pricing, type either the single word 'sale' or the single word 'offer' into the search link appearing on any page. And if you'd like to see what remains of FIVE really great items for which one of our knowledgable collector-consigners is willing to consider offers, you've GOT to type RLK into one of our search links and take a look!! I don't believe you'll be disappointed....and you might get lucky (two down, and three to go)!

And more specials! Check our PBF items - heavily discounted!! All MAB artifacts are being offered at an across the board 25% discount and FREE shipping on any DOMESTIC order of $500 or more. Enter WSG-1 to see a beautifully designed Moche gold piece. And enter 1178894 to see two important Aztec stone statues from the Dr. Heflin collection being offered at $40% discounts...

And...the Latest! The two most significant pieces in the Langdon Pre-Columbian collection are being specially offered during a nine-month price-reduction process. Use LLL.0470 or LLL.0483 in the search link to see. If not sold by the end of the year, they plan to donate them to a museum to use as center-pieces in its display. This unique opportunity allows a purchase of either or both at a buyer's price level choice.

And a new alert! The owner of the MacDonald Polychrome jar is looking for offers and if not sold during the next quarter, will take this nice piece home. See it by entering 'CTB.' into the search link.

All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1980 item #798090 (stock #BOWERS.1)
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This assortment of heirloom jewelry (KEB 1-5,7,10-12, and 14-17) is from the old family collection of the well-known anthropologist Kendra Bowers, one of only a handful in the US who has been board-certified by the American Society of Appraisers for Personal Property/Native American Art. Kendra’s background as retailer, appraiser, broker, consultant, lecturer, tour director, and more, has been known to many throughout the region for decades...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #545609 (stock #BB.JWL.E)
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This group illustrates eleven fine, individually priced Native American necklaces (BB151, 153, 155, 167 and 171), all from the estate of the late Billy Branch of Denver. Dating from the middle to the later 20th century, the necklaces comprise a variety of styles from silversmiths of the southwestern pueblos. A few of the necklaces are hallmarked with the names or signs of the individuals that made them. In overall very good to excellent condition and ready to be worn...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #546711 (stock #BB.JWL.I)
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This 'group of twelve' includes sets of silver earrings made by Native Americans from the southwest pueblo areas (BB202, 208-212, 214, 219, 221 and 239). All are from the estate of Billy Branch of Denver, and all but one of the sets include at least one of the following colorful materials: coral, lapis lazuli, shell, malachite, turquoise, etc. Each photograph is annotated with the following information. First, in brackets, is the unique inventory number of the illustrated item...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1900 item #259520 (stock #WJF.0393)
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$1,500.00
Ask a goldsmith today to duplicate this matched set of pear-shaped gold earrings (WJF393), and he’d probably throw you out of his shop! Native made and from Afghanistan, this extraordinary example of Near Eastern gold work is dated c.17th-19th century (but could be significantly older). Measuring 2 ½” from top of loop to bottom of earring, they look like miniature pinecones. Well over 100 small gold cones project from the surface of each...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #520514 (stock #BB.081)
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$750.00
Mounted on a silver, three-bar bracelet frame, the large roped medallion with gorgeous, deep blue petti-point turquoise (BB81) has the scratched initials on its back ‘EY’ (possibly one of the Navajo Yazzie family?)...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1237698 (stock #JEP.BEAD.C)
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This (Group C) is the last of three pages showing collection of trade beads from the Lewin estate. This group illustrates seven glass bead necklaces that appear to be from the Old World (JEP 202, 206, 208, 212, 216, 224 and 225), one group of 9 probably Indian made clay beads (JEP 223), and the last with two large African amber beads (JEP 227). Little information came with the beads, so we’ll leave it to the viewer to recognize their attributes...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Costume : Pre 1980 item #773818 (stock #COSTUME.2)
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The individually and inexpensively priced silver and costume jewelry items in this group (J42, 445, 450 & 471; JI277, 358 & 512; MRWK17, 71, 321 & 332; and PH1983) include the following types: watch pin and other assorted types, bracelet, earrings, and necklaces. One item is a silver reproduction of a Pre-Columbian copper ring from the Langdon collection and another is an exotic silver bracelet from Bali. There are also two of the popular Zealandia costume creations incorporating fossil material...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Strands : Pre 1980 item #1237695 (stock #JEP.BEAD.B)
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This page (Group B) is the second of three pages showing the world-wide collection of old trade beads from the Walt Lewin estate. This group illustrates five glass bead necklaces that appear to be from the Old World (JEP 203, 207, 215, 217 and 220), one New World seed bead necklace (JEP 221), one frame of Indian glass beads from an Oklahoma site (JEP 226), an African amber necklace (JEP 219), a necklace of shell beads believed to be from one of the Southwest Indian tribes (JEP 222)...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Period : Pre 1970 item #419794 (stock #MAJP7)
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$1,295.00
True to the tradition of the peacock, this wonderful 18K yellow gold ring (MAJP7) glistens with color. Set with one natural sapphire pear (@ .20ct), four natural rubies with one acting as the bird’s eye (one pear and three rounds weighing @ .30ctw), three natural emeralds (one pear and two rounds weighing @ .20ctw), and 20 full cut brilliant diamonds (@ .30ctw), the ring is touch-marked with two elongated diamonds touching tip to tip, above which appears a small dot or circle...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #503464 (stock #WJF.0431)
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$395.00
This 8” long, Mexican made, middle to later 20th century silver link bracelet (WJF431) is stamped ‘Casa Prieto’, ‘925’, and ‘Mexico’ on its simple tongue clasp. The bracelet is composed of five 1 ¼” by 1 3/16” doubly concave rectangles between each of which are three 7/16” hollow balls in which the hinges are ingeniously hidden. The inside circumference of the bracelet, when closed, is about 6 ½” around. A Mexican artisan from Taxco probably made this piece...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #432123 (stock #AFRICAN.B)
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The African gold beads and pendants in this group of 12 (100.78HHD, 100.78IHD, 100.78RHD, 100.78AHHD, 100.78BEHD, 100.78BJHD, 100.78BQHD, 100.78CRHD, 100.78CUHD, 102.43BHD, 102.43DHD and 102.44DHD) represent a mixture of Akan and Baule tribal styles dating from the 19th century into the 20th century. Among the various types are tube, disk, and rectangular, all very wearable and can be used either individually or as spacers in complex necklaces...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #521516 (stock #BB.138)
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$750.00
Beautifully inlaid with turquoise, mother of pearl, jet and malachite, this Native American made silver buckle (BB138) was noted by its late owner, Billy Branch of Denver, to be ‘rare pawn’. Measuring 3” in width, the buckle will accommodate a 1 7/6” wide belt. Believed to date into the mid-20th century and in overall very good conditon, the buckle has some minor scratches from wear, and some hardly noticeable loss of inlay. It is signed on the back in script ‘P. & Q. W...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #546714 (stock #BB.JWL.J)
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This impressive group illustrates individually photographed and priced Native American silver bracelets (BB77, 85, 96, 98, 99 and 108) from the southwest pueblo areas...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Native American : Pre 1980 item #546718 (stock #BB.JWL.L)
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Native American artists made 3 of the assorted jewelry items in this ‘group of twelve’ (BB196, 231, 237 and 238), all from the estate of the late Billy Branch of Denver. Each photo illustrates a different and uniquely priced item. Included in this varied group are: silver hatband, barrette with lapis (China), beautifully inlaid bola slide, and a 'white buffalo' pin. This group represents the last of the large collection of predominantly Native American made jewelry items that Billy assembled...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Deco : Pre 1940 item #419792 (stock #MAJP3)
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$900.00
This attractive 14K yellow gold lady’s ring (MAJP3) dates into the 1920s-1930s. The stylish basket mount holds a 13mm x 18mm (@5.5 carats) transparent to translucent, light grass green oval emerald faceted on both top and bottom. The stone, although heavily included and so expressed with lines and imperfections on its surface, shows beautifully. The shank of the ring, though thinned from long and loving wear, does not need replacement, but will eventually if constantly worn. Measuring 7 ½ on ...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1950 item #195890 (stock #94.92HD)
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$595.00
This beautiful set of native-made, high karat gold earrings (94.92HD) is from Afghanistan. Noted as heirloom jewelry items, they date from the 19th to early 20th century. The drop, not counting the ear loops, is about 1 7/8” long. The blue ‘gem’ is glass. The gold measures above 14K using a standard jeweler’s acid kit. In excellent and wearable condition, the set, a great example of Near Eastern ethnic jewelry, comes with a small display card.
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Ethnic : Pre 1980 item #1021205 (stock #MLB.10)
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$825.00
This 20” silver squash blossom necklace (MLB.10), dating into the 1950s-1970s, is from the estate of Asa Battles, an artist and collector known throughout the west for his great accuracy in presenting the Indian culture. Purchased originally at the old Kohlbergs store, a well-known and popular curio shop that was located in downtown Denver for years and closed in the mid-90s, it still has their tag attached noting the $429 price at the time of purchase. Made up of silver Mexican coins, the ne...
All Items : Estate Jewelry : Gold : Pre 1900 item #432272 (stock #WJF.0357)
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$2,400.00
This extraordinary, relatively light in weight, and exquisitely styled matched set of 14K filigree earrings (WJF357) is from Panama, believed to be of Spanish origin dating into the 19th century. The small ‘pearls’ are not real, but small glass beads originally covered with a nacre-like coating, a fair portion of which, all but unnoticeable, has now worn off. Measuring 1 7/8” across (5cm), and 2 3/16” (5.5cm) from the top of the loop to the bottom of the earring, this elegant set, with s...