This FOLKY Native American Indian Silver Pin is designed to represent a Roadrunner Bird which is also the State Bird of New Mexico. He as a carved eyes, tail feathers and spiked 'comb' on the top of his head. Set in the center of this vintage fashion accessory is an OVAL moss? agate (red & black) cabochon set into a bezel.
Vintage Native American style jewelry has the Makers Mark for the BELL Trading Company of Albuquerque, New Mexico. This company supplied Native American-made jewelry to Fred Harvey outlets along the Santa Fe Rail system and later to tourist outlets that sprang up along Highway 66 (Route 66). C.1960 Native American commercial jewelry is ~ 1 1/8 x 1/2 Inches and Clearly Marked 'STERLING' and the hanging sign emblem of the "Bell Trading Post Co." on the reverse. Running Bird retains original silver color sharp pin to secure it in your lapel (or necktie) & comes with a spring loaded silver-tone 'nut' with attached safety 'T' Bar to secure it in your dress shirt. You will find this COOL piece of American Indian jewelry to be in VERY GOOD CONDITION! Has not been professionally buffed ~ polished and may have been made with a layer of lacquer to help retard tarnish.
Would make a SUPER Gift or FUNKY Addition to your Vintage fashion accessory, Bell Trading Post or Native American Silver Pin Collection!
Native American Sterling ROADRUNNER Agate Tie Tack Pin Bell Trading Post
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