Antique "Harvey era" Navajo crafted pin-brooch circa 1940's / 1950's featuring crossed arrows and turquoise accent

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Antique "Harvey era" Navajo crafted pin-brooch circa 1940's / 1950's featuring crossed arrows and turquoise accent

199.00

Antique "Harvey era" Navajo crafted pin-brooch circa 1940's / 1950's featuring crossed arrows and turquoise accent

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Handmade in the early part of the 20th century this Navajo crafted pin / brooch is a wonderful example of the classic work from the Fred Harvey era of the great Southwest. 

Harvey era jewelry was handmade by Native artists employed by the Harvey hotel chain in the southwest as gifts and souvenirs for guests to take home after their visit. Handmade from sterling silver and Southwestern type gemstones Harvey era jewelry was often crafted on the spot by the artists and presented directly to the buyer. Harvey era jewelry has become among the most collectible Native American jewelry available.

An increasingly rare find this pin / brooch highlights delicate filigree, stamp-work, turquoise then finished with a crossed arrow motif honoring the Native American warrior. Crossed arrows are a common symbol of Native America and often reflected strength and perseverance. 

Measuring approximately 3.5 inches wide overall this antique Harvey era pin / brooch was crafted in solid sterling silver. 

This Navajo crafted Harvey era pin / brooch with turquoise accented crossed arrows circa 1940's  / 1950's is classic and charming