Vintage NATIVE American Fred Harvey Sterling Turquoise BROOCH
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An Authentic Vintage Native American Fred Harvey Era Brooch in Solid Sterling Silver with a Gorgeous Blue Green Royston Turquoise framed by Sun Stampings, Twisted Lasso Rope and a Wonderful Patina on a Scallop Sterling Setting, Guaranteed Sterling Silver acquired Fresh from an Estate circa 1940's!
Measurements: Brooch is 2-1/4" in length by 11/16" in width. Turquoise is over 1/2" or 13mm long.
This Turquoise Brooch has the Charm and Character of the Old Southwest! The Sun Rays symbolize constancy while the Lasso represents captivity. Excellent condition with a lovely patina in front and back. No chips or cracks! Tests Sterling and is guaranteed as such.
The Fred Harvey Era had the greatest impact on the American Southwest. Fred Harvey pioneered innovative marketing techniques that are still in use today. Harvey established legendary relationships with Native American Artists Silversmiths, and developed merchandise lines so fine that museums such as the Smithsonian have included these products in their collections.
This Fred Harvey Era Turquoise Brooch is a Fine Example of Native American Indian Jewelry!