Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today up for your consideration is this GORGEOUS Navajo - Leonard Schmallie, Sterling Silver with Natural Lone Mountain Turquoise Belt Buckle. Leonard was a contemporary Navajo jeweler who would use gold, silver and the highest quality stones he could find for his jewelry. His creations are exceptionally elegant. Unfortunately Leonard passed away in 2006.
A GREAT ADDITION TO ANYONE’S COLLECTION…
Ref., American Indian Jewelry III: M-Z 2,100 Artist Biographies BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Leonard Schmallie (stamps script L followed by Schmallie or LS) (Navajo, active pre-1984-2006: traditional & contemporary gold & silver jewelry)
LIFESPAN: February 21, 1952 – November 19, 2006
ASSOCIATIONS: smith for Robert Gonzales
COLLECTIONS: bracelet, ca. 1983, #25/6324, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC; Robert Dean Collection, Scottsdale, AZ
PUBLICATIONS: Wright 2000:150.
Inventory #: 133NAV50
Size: L. 3" x W. 2 5/16"
Stone Size: L. 18.5mm x W. 16.5mm x H. 4mm
Weight: 88.5g or 3.11oz
Artist/Hallmark: Leonard Schmallie / LS
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition PLEASE be sure to add us as one of your FAVORITE SHOPS, you will be notified as we update our inventory.
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