Vintage Kee Joe Benally Navajo Sterling Silver Cross Cerrillos Turquoise
Museum quality vintage Navajo all sterling cross, handmade by famous silversmith Kee Joe Benally.
Circa 1950's the cross has mid-century design with upturned edges and large oval turquoise stone at center from Cerrillos turquoise mine in New Mexico. Cerrillos is home to the oldest and rarest turquoise in North America
The piece is hallmarked KJB and IHM (Indian Handmade) on reverse along with sterling silver
4 inches tall x 3 inches wide
Kee Joe Benally has an avid following of Navajo silver collectors