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How to Clean Vintage Native American Jewelry

How to Clean Vintage Native American Jewelry

Posted by Bobbi Jeen Olson on Dec 20th 2022

The reason why older Native American jewelry is sometimes a warm grey color is because silver starts to tarnish. It gets a "patina" on it as it starts to age. It gets this amazing patina actually, … read more
Cowboy Spurs – History and Lineage

Cowboy Spurs – History and Lineage

Posted by Jim Olson on Oct 27th 2022

Spurs! Are they simply a tool used as a signal between horse and rider? Are they cowboy bling to be shown off and collected? Or perhaps instruments of torture? Depending on how they are used—and wh … read more
The Historic Casa Grande Ruins

The Historic Casa Grande Ruins

Posted by Bobbi Jeen Olson on Aug 12th 2022

We are here at the Casa Grande ruins, about 20 miles east of Casa Grande. And is the namesake for our fabulous town.The ruins have been here for over 650 years and are one of North America's largest p … read more
How Much Do You Know About Arrowheads

How Much Do You Know About Arrowheads

Posted by Jim Olson on Aug 11th 2022

Here's a huge collection of arrowheads, all from one estate that is presumably prehistoric, ranging from 7000 BCE to 100BCE, with a huge price range. The previous owner, who was himself an arrowhead h … read more
Becoming A Better Bidder

Becoming A Better Bidder

Posted by Jim Olson on Aug 7th 2022

I receive questions and comments from auction bidders on a regular basis. “Why didn’t I get the item I was trying to bid on?” “Why did someone else get it for the same amount I bid?” “I would have pai … read more