Navajo Buffalo Coin Strand Of Beads

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This strand of beads was created by a Navajo silversmith using coin silver.  Navajo silver smiths were making beads from filed back silver coins as far back as 1910.  Small remnants of coins can be seen on surface of many of these beads.  This strand hangs to perfection!

IAJ-3462
Navajo
Circa 1920’s-30’s
Overall length 24 1/2″ (62.2cm)
Diameter of largest Buffalo Head Nickels -almost 7/8″ (2.3cm)
(minted 1913-1938)
Diameter of Mercury Head Dimes 5/8″ (1.6cm)
(minted 1916-1945)
Diameter of smallest hand made beads -just under 1/2″ (1.3cm)
Weight 250 grams

$ 2,550.00 $ 1,900.00 (USD)

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