Antique Navajo crafted "Harvey era" pin circa 1920's / 1940's with Thunderbird and Warriors Arrow motif

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Antique Navajo crafted "Harvey era" pin circa 1920's / 1940's with Thunderbird and Warriors Arrow motif

89.00

Antique Navajo crafted "Harvey era" pin circa 1920's / 1940's with Thunderbird and Warriors Arrow motif

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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 the "Thunderbird and Warriors Arrow" stamp-work designs. The Thunderbird is often associated with the renewal and perseverance of Native America and the arrow is a classic symbol of the Native American warrior. Together the Thunderbird and the warriors arrow would bring the owner prosperity and strength. 

Measuring approximately 1.5 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 with the Thunderbird and Warriors Arrow motif circa 1920's  / 1940's is a very wearable piece.