Hello and thank you for your interest in our inventory. Today I’m pleased to offer you this WONDERFUL handmade Navajo - Jonny Mike Begay, Sterling Silver Shadow Box Ribbed Bracelet - C. 1960s.
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Ref., American Indian Jewelry II: A-L 1800 Artist Biographies
BY GREGORY SCHAFF ASSISTED BY ANGIE YAN SCHAAF
Johnny Mike Begay (stamps JMB combined, sometimes inside fringed box)
(Navajo, active ?-1976+: silver jewelry)
RESIDENCE: was Houck, AZ
FAMILY: son of Hosteen Tse-ni-toy & Yesbah [Haaz-bha]; brother of Kenneth Begay; former husband of Eula Mae Begay
ASSOCIATIONS: Dean Kirk, John Kennedy and White Hogan
AWARDS: 1976, 2nd, 3rd, Indian Market, Santa Fe
EXHIBITIONS: ?-1976, Indian Market, Santa Fe; 2002, "Jewels of the Southwest," Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, Santa Fe
PUBLICATIONS: Wright 2000:29; Schaaf 2003:76.
Inventory #: 331NAV95
Size: Inside L. 5 3/16" x W. 1/2" x Opening 1 3/16"
Artist/Hallmark: Johnny Mike Begay / JMB conjoined
Condition: Excellent Vintage Condition,
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