Western Art Collector
Cowboys & Indians Antiques
www.cowboysandindiansantiques.com 4000 Central SE, Albuquerque, NM, 87108, (505) 255-4054
Collecting antique and vintage jewelry should be a personal thing, balanced with an eye for quality, beauty and historical context. Collectors are urged to pay attention to how well the items were made and buying from knowledgeable dealers is extremely helpful, notes Cowboys & Indian Antiques. This bracelet features a central turquoise cabochon surrounded by a very fine twisted wire and12 stones set around it on a cuff made of three wire bands. The Navajo concho belt, from around 1950 to 1960, is beautifully made with heavy gauge sterling silver.