Antique and vintage silver jewelry inspires a universal love, from the older European 800 grade silver to higher grades of sterling silver jewelry and even the near-pure 980 quality designs. We understand the appeal sterling silver jewelry has for the avid collector because we share the same love, for its history as well as the characteristic style and design of each era and region.Here at NarVla, we have an ever-growing collection of vintage Native American jewelry that at any given point may include Zuni, Navajo, or any other known or non-specific tribal designs. From earrings, necklaces, bracelets, to rings, you'll also find a variety of Mexican silver jewelry pieces, many of which represent the Taxco region.
For the charm collector, we offer a wonderful mix of charms dating to the 1940s and later, with sterling silver puffy heart charms, those tokens of affection that still whisper their sentimental history through etched inscriptions of love and remembrance. You'll also find sterling silver figural and mechanical charms that represent U.S. mid-century road trips and enameled 800 silver shield-shaped travel souvenirs from European countries.
Shoot for the stars on attention with these vintage 900 silver crescent moon earrings featuring lapis lazuli cabochons. Long on appeal as well as size, these dangle earrings measure 2-3/4 inches long from the top of the french wire to the lower tip of the moon.&n..
Bold, crisp lines take on a modernistic geometric form in this vintage sterling silver pin/brooch from Zina of Beverly Hills. The design inspires thought of a mountain range off in the horizon, its mirror image shimmering in the lake's reflection below. Measuring 2-3/4 inch..
Lovely gilded lace filigree butterfly or moth pin, unmarked but certain to be at least 800 silver (with many such pins marked as sterling). Wing span on this vintage brooch is just under 2", with a height (antennae to wing tip) of 1-3/8". Some wear to the gilt ..
Round vintage Leonore Doskow sterling silver monogram pin with the initials A G P, hand made by the renowned New York silversmith. The pin has a gently rounded form that measures 1" in diameter. Signed Leonore Doskow - Handmade Sterling. Doskow began designing and selling j..
A fabulous pair of vintage sterling silver earrings hand made by Kay Johnson, depicting a Kokopelli — the humpback flute-playing fertility deity — cut out in silhouette style but hinged and dangling below. The upper oval earring dangle is decorated with an inlay bar o..
Vintage sterling silver bracelet with arched hinged links that are shaped like a a foot bridge, connected with barbell-type pin hinges, silver balls at each side. Bracelet measures 7-1/2" long and 1/2" wide across the connectors, with a fold-over clasp. ..
Oval vintage mother of pearl ring with a flower inlay in Southwestern Zuni style. The turquoise topped flower ring has a twisted rope border around the mother of pearl ring top.
Ring measures 24mm (15/16") long, 16mm wide. Unmarked, tested sterling silver...
Long vintage Native American earrings with a dangling feather suspended from a teardrop-shaped concho shield. Earrings measure 3-3/4" from the top of the french wire, 3" from the top of the concho to the feather tip. Weight: 6 grams; marked Sterling.
Vintage sterling silver filigree dangle earrings with an oval cutout just below the french hook. Dangling portion of earring measures 27mm (1-1/16") long and 18.5mm (approx. 3/4") wide. Earrings are marked Sterling along with an unfamiliar maker's mark (H with..
Lovely vintage pair of sterling pierced earrings, with fronts decorated with marcasite stones in an open work setting around a garnet faceted stone. The earrings are hinged in hoop form, with the drop (5/8") just slightly greater than the width (just under 1/2"). The hing..
Vintage Southwestern sterling silver ladies ring with an oval turquoise stone complemented by a nice matrix pattern. The turquoise centerpiece is set above a triple-split shank in a twisted rope border, with beading top and bottom and semi-circle loops at the sides, remin..
A spectacular vintage silver floret necklace, with a swag front of three round flower link chains dangling from a larger floret connector, the balance of the endless necklace composed of three chains that resemble a boxed foxtail chain. Four silver squared cigar bands stat..
Set yourself apart with these pre-owned sterling silver oval banded agate earrings designed by one of St. Louis's own metalsmith jewelers, Deborrah Daher. The earrings have an unusual abstract shape, with their uniqueness taken one step further through the patchwork br..
With white enameling over an engine-turned guilloche pattern of concentric circles, this fabulous pair of round sterling silver estate cufflinks are topped off with a creamy split white seed pearl perched at the center. Measure approx. 1/2" in diameter. Lightly polished and..
Beautiful and unusual vintage sterling silver and marcasite bracelet with a 3D rose centerpiece and open trefoil floral side links.
Please note that this bracelet is likely more for a petite wrist, measuring 6-1/4" long. The 3D rose top measures approx. 1-3/..
A fabulous pair of vintage Native American earrings crafted by one of the Sunwest Silver artisans in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The trapezoid-shaped sterling silver post earrings feature a large cabochon carnelian center, set in an oval bezel frame. Measuring 1-9/16" long and..
A fabulous vintage pair of sterling silver wedding vase earrings cut and decorated to resemble an integral element of many Southwestern Indian tribe cultures. These french wire pierced earrings measure 1-3/4 inches long, from the top of the wedding vase form (excluding th..
Wonderfully unusual vintage sterling silver Greek revival link bracelet with panel links that alternate in a Greek key and embossed dolphin design. The panels are interconnected by overlapping bead terminal connectors. Bracelet measures 7-1/4" long and approx...
Long vintage sterling silver Native American (Navajo or Zuni) petit point ring with three long, thin oval turquoise stones set in each of the raindrop / teardrop shadowbox wings. Measuring 12mm wide and 46mm (1-13/16 inch) long, this ring spans knuckle to knuckle. Unmarke..
Vintage Zuni Sunface Southwestern ring with depicting the face of the sun father through an inlay pattern of turquoise, red coral, mother of pearl, and black jet, with mother of pearl feathers spanning the top and bottom, and a twisted rope and bead border to finish the face..
Two-sided 1940s vintage sterling silver puffed heart charm with an ornate scroll border on both side, and the front etch engraved with the name Blanche.The reverse is marked Sterling. Charm measures 18mm (11/16") high and 14mm (9/16") wide...
Two-sided 1940s vintage puffed heart charm with an ornate scroll border on both sides. The front is engraved with the sender's name "Lou", and the reverse marked Sterling and "To Eleanor". If you're looking for vintage silver charms for your heart charm bracelet, this ..
A vintage sterling silver cuff bracelet depicting Fog Woman from the Tlingit Native American tribe tale of Raven and Fog Woman. This bracelet was designed by Aleasa James who, according to the Metal Arts Group, is a "young Native American artist who developed her artistic st..
A sweet 1940s sterling silver puffy heart charm with a beaded oval cartouche at the center of the front side, and curly cue embellishments around it to add character to the charm. This charm has never been inscribed or personalized. Charm measures 17.5mm long and 15mm ..
Vintage Hopi sterling silver overlay pendant necklace featuring a bear with cubs on a triangle-shaped pendant. Above the bear is a curved row of five small faces, seeming to suggest she carries her cubs with her through travels. (At first glance, I thought the faces were cat..
Vintage sterling silver puffy heart pendant, with a hand-engraved etched leafy scroll design on both sides of the pendant, accompanied by a 17" sterling silver necklace. Pendant measures 30mm (1-3/16") wide, 26mm (1") long, with a 14mm (9/16") puffy thickness. Pendant is u..
Designed and sold during the tourist trade market of the Fred Harvey era, this 1940s Native American coin silver bracelet features a thunderbird flanked by two round, bezel-set green turquoise cabochons. Bracelet measures 2-1/8 inch across the inside, and 1/2 inch wide at th..
Vintage cast Native American sterling silver bird ring with a round inlay of red coral at the top of the wing. With characteristics that resemble a quail, the bird measures 32mm long and 18mm wide. Size: 6...
Perfectly petite pair of vintage Taxco sterling silver bangle bracelets with a beaded spiral twist, these Mexican silver bracelets were made for you if you've got small hands. Measuring 2 inches in diameter on the inside of the opening, I tried and tried but just can't get t..
Vintage silver petit point cross necklace with the cross pendant jeweled by what appears to be faux malachite stone. Pendant measures 33.5mm (1-5/16") long, including the bale, and 21mm (13/16") wide. is unmarked but believed to be high grade silver, at or near 9..
A pre-owned oval silver Egyptian hieroglyphics cartouche pendant with a Nefertiti bail and a crossbar base, the oval body of the pendant decorated with applied gold hieroglyphs. At the top of the list is the Egyptian vulture, which translates to the letter A. Next is the mou..
Vintage sterling silver and turquoise link bracelet with alternating silver cutout scroll links and oval bezel-set turquoise cabochons. Bracelet measures 7-1/2" long and 1/4" wide and has a lobster clasp. Marked 925...
Pre-owned vintage sterling silver dogwood pin/brooch and post earrings crafted by Stuart Nye, a well-respected jeweler in North Carolina making hand wrought jewelry since 1933. The Dogwood scroll pin measures 45mm (1-3/4") long and 18.5mm (3/4") high at the ends, while the p..
Pre-owned Tiffany & Co sterling silver ladies ring (size 6) in a braided, open weave knot design, a perfect ring for the individual who appreciates retired Tiffany jewelry. This ring is believed to have originally sold in/around 2006 (retail: $230) and has since been di..
A wonderful tiny vintage two-sided heart charm, with this scroll border puffy heart measuring a mere 14mm (9/16") long and 11mm (7/16") wide — a perfect companion to the other similarly designed but larger vintage charms we have available. (They all come from the same estate..
Vintage sterling silver puffed heart charm with a smooth, flared V for Victory at the center, and inward turning curly cues on the outer edges. This charm is slightly smaller and thinner than most of the other vintage puffy heart charms we have available, measuring 16mm (5/8..
A striking vintage ball and plus 970 silver link bracelet, handwrought by modernist silversmith Antonio Pineda, circa 1950. A name that is synonymous with coveted collectible Mexican modernist silver jewelry, Antonio Pineda rose to fame in the late 1940s and 1950s, becoming ..
Vintage 1940s double-sided sterling silver puffy heart charm with a gently curved diagonal sash or banner and a pattern of acanthus scrolls and pleats on each side. Charm measures approx. 18mm (11/16") high and 14mm (9/16") wide, and 5mm thick. Marked Sterling on the back, a..
So, here's the deal .... When we acquired this vintage Harvey era sterling silver Maisel's cuff bracelet, the side was snapped off, but given Maisel's Indian Trading Post Route 66 history, we just couldn't bring ourselves to melt it down. I would imagine most vintage jewelry..
Vintage Native American sterling turquoise pendant and post earring set, with a teardrop-shaped pendant and matching oval cabochon earrings, the polished turquoise and rich chocolate brown matrix stones all bezel set in sterling silver. Pendant measures 37mm (1-7/16") long,..
Vintage signed, pre-eagle sterling silver Peyote Bird screwback earrings made in Mexico, with an oval segment of abalone shell that is bezel set to resemble the bird's body. The Peyote Bird (in folklore also referred to as a sacred water bird) is a Native American symbol tha..
A vintage handmade Southwestern sterling silver stick pin with a slightly oval bezel set 7mm turquoise nugget, topped with three silver beads and an inward-turning scroll below. Measures 2-3/4 inches long and marked Sterling on the back. ..
Vintage U.S. Navy sterling silver puffy heart charm featuring a right-facing eagle & U.S. Navy anchor emblem. A wonderful vintage military sweetheart keepsake from the WW2 1940s era, this charm measures 18mm (11/16") high and 15.5mm (5/8") wide, and 4mm thick with the ..
Chunky vintage sterling silver ring from the Taxco region of Mexico, with a pointed triangle top finished in a ridged texture. If you're to be drawn to unusual, modernist, and multi-purpose, this ribbed ring could likely even serve as a match striker if you're out and about ..
From an era when friendship may have been more cherished and honored, a 1943 vintage WWII sterling silver U.S. military forget me not bracelet with a center Army link and the etched names of seven loving friends. Each of the engraved links is finished with forget-me-not flow..
A sweet 1940s vintage sterling silver puffy heart charm with a repousse water lily or lotus flower blossom, rich with symbolism that speaks of purity, the faithful, compassion, and love. Charm measures 18mm long and 15mm wide.
Marked Sterling. I've seen this charm des..
A wonderful sterling silver pin crafted by Danecraft in the 1950s. Depicting what appears to be two compact fern fronds nestled next to curled berry-topped tendrils, I love the aesthetic mix so artfully presented by this brooch — the curvature, lines, points, hollows, and mo..
Large pair of concave button clip sterling silver earrings measuring 1-3/8" in diameter and 1/2" deep. This vintage estate pair weighs 31 grams and is in excellent condition, with slight variation in form confirming they were handcrafted. Clip backs provide for..
A super extra puffy 1940s vintage sterling silver heart charm with a repousse skeleton key, the words “To My” across the front of the heart, creating a Key to My Heart romantic rebus message to the charm’s recipient. (A rebus is an allusional device that uses pictures or sym..
Vintage oval Native American sterling silver post earrings featuring a hand-stamped concho motif with turquoise and coral at the center. Earrings have a subtle curvature and measure 37mm (1-7/16") long, 21mm (13/16") wide. Marked Sterling with an initial L hallmark...
Celebrate the onset of Spring with this fabulous figural pair of vintage Mexican 980 silver baby chick scatter pins from the Taxco region of Mexico. With rounded bellies and trefoil-like feet, these plump little bird pins are a whimsical delight.
A true pair, with one ..
For the sailing enthusiast, here we have a fun vintage sterling silver charm, a sailboat at the center of a ship wheel frame. Charm is marked Sterling and measures 5/8" in diameter, across the wheel spokes.
Adorable vintage Danecraft sterling silver dog charm, looking bright and alert, and all dressed up in a bow. This little guy has been the subject of much debate, trying to pin down whether he's a poodle or a schnauzer terrier. We'll let you decide. Charm measures 20mm high. ..
A wonderful old silver religious medal depicting Saint Therese or Teresa of Lisieux, also known as "The Little Flower of Jesus". With six concave sides, the shape and detail of this medallion provides great visual appeal. The reverse of the medal reads "I will spend my hea..
Vintage sterling silver puffy heart charm with a four-leaf clover front and center on the heart, and a repousse front edging in acanthus leaf scroll style.
Charm measures 18mm (11/16") high and 14mm (9/16") wide. The reverse is stamp marked Sterling and bears no engrav..
Large vintage pre-eagle Mexican silver beaded ewer posy pin, with the urn-shaped pitcher decorated with raised beaded rows at the neck, spout, and base, and a green cabochon bead accenting the handle end. As shown in the photos, this 3D posy pin is designed with an opening..
Lovely pair of Mexican Taxco screwback earrings featuring an oval abalone center bezel set in a lacy, scroll-type openwork sterling frame. Earrings measure 7/8" long and 3/4" wide, with the abalone center at 1/2" and 3/8", respectively. Earring backs are marked Sterling with..