The Jewelry Collection
Featuring nearly 1,000 pieces of stunning Native American jewelry largely collected by Millicent Rogers.
Exhibit funded in part by the Henry Luce foundation, New Mexico Arts, and the Board of Trustees, and Private Donations.
Belt – MRM 1961.001.005
Concha belt with rectangular buckle; seven large oval-shaped conchas on leather with repousse centers scalloped edges and stamped designs.
Navajo, ca. 1880-1900. H: 97 cm.
Necklace – MRM 1960.004.046
Single strand necklace of turquoise and stone disc beads, 14 irregular tabs of turquoise set in silver attached as pendants; buckskin tie at neck.
Native American - NM/AZ. ca. 1940’s. L: 24 cm.
Ring – MRM 1980.017.223
Silver ring with 4 prongs. Rectangular turquoise set in rope border. Row of silver ball on each side.
Native American. H 2.5 cm, W: 1.9 cm.
A Testament to Diversity
Featuring nearly 1,000 pieces of stunning Native American jewelry largely collected by Millicent Rogers, this exhibit is funded in part by the Henry Luce Foundation, New Mexico Arts and the Board of Trustees, as well as Private Donations.
The heart of the Millicent Rogers Museum collection of historic Native American jewelry was collected by Millicent Rogers herself during her years in New Mexico.