Check out our monthly auctions at WesternTradingPost. Selected For Comparision Compare Now. The Indian Trader puts the old pawn Turquoise out in the display case for sale to the public on certain days of each month and people who hunt for antique Navajo Jewelry as well as other Vintage Native American Jewelry are sure to be there waiting to buy it.
Online Store Design by Earth Skater. Art - Americana - Collectibles. Cowboy Stuff. The Trading Post or Pawn Shop then resells the item to get their money back. Western Trading Post is family owned and operated. Choose Options. American Indian artisans used a lot of silver in old pawn items and especially in Navajo work.
Most likely Zuni or Navajo, but there is no maker's hallmark which is common of Native American jewelry made in the early 1970s or prior.
However, the words "old pawn" are often now interchange with "dead pawn" or just "pawn. Please wait... Estate Sale Items. If we say "old pawn," it means an older item which has come out of pawn at some point.
One of the major characteristics of really old pawn jewelry, which is easy to tell in person, is that the pieces are heavy in weight. Sign in or Create an account. A lot of people associate dead pawn with vintage or antique Native American Indian jewelry.
The antique Navajo Ring on the left was made about 1930 and the Navajo Concho Buckle was made about 1930. Additional Info: Handmade with numerous, beautiful turquoise cabochons. Currency Displayed in. View Cart 0. Shopping Cart. Questions 520 426 7702. More Zuni Fetish Articles Old pawn is generally old jewelry and dead pawn can be old or new jewelry. Shop Sale. Old pawn is the most highly collectible American Indian jewelry.
Referring not only to the age of the items, old pawn, dead pawn, or "pawned" jewelry often exhibits long passed craftsmanship, unusual stones and sometimes significant wear and tear from usage of the years. Main Navigation.