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Desert West Auction Presents Native and Western Collectibles – Dec 14th

Desert West Auction is wrapping up their 2019 with over230 lots hitting the auction block on Sunday December 14th, 2019.  They will feature Native American Hopi & Navajo Kachinas, Navajo & Zuni Sterling Silver Turquoise Jewelry, Navajo Folk Art, Pueblo Pottery, and Art & Paintings.

Lot 3096 has a phenomenal 1940s Native American Navajo sterling turquoise belt buckle.  This piece measures 2.5” by 3.5” with stunning blue green turquoise cabochons.  The largest one measures 1.5” x 1” as a triangular piece.  Bidding opens at only $150.

One of the feature rugs of the auction is a Navajo Wide Ruins wool textile piece at Lot 3299.  It measures 35” by 44” and has beautiful colors with a nice tight weave. The four cornered tassels are also intact.  Bidding opens for $100

Desert West has a beautiful bracelet at Lot 3370.  This piece is a Native American Navajo Old Pawn sterling & carved turquoise bear bracelet.  The inside measures 6.25” which includes the gap by 2.25” in length.  The bear is well executed and the sterling is stamped. Bidding is ready to go at $60.

The live auction begins at 11AM Mountain Time on auction day.    Desert West Auction is happy to answer any questions by email or telephone.  All questions should be made at least 24 hours before the beginning of the sale to ensure a great response.  Registration online is simple and takes only a moment, and bidders are encouraged to register as early as possible.

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