On offer is an authentic, vintage N AVAJO hand wrought. 925 sterling silver cuff bracelet adorned with five (5) large southwestern hand-cut and polished thick natural gem quality spiderweb turquoise cabochon stones. These spectacular stones range in color from deep desert blue to the old green that comes from age.This bracelet is not hallmarked which was quite common in earlier Native American jewelry. We believe this historic cuff was created circa 1940 or perhaps earlier. This traditional museum quality cuff bracelet is skillfully executed in the old NAVAJO technique with attention to detail and is in very good vintage condition (please see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction). The five (5) large thick natural oval shaped cabochon turquoise stones are in very good condition with no chips or cracks and are firmly and securely set in smooth silver bezels surrounded by fancy filigree wire work on oxidized (darkened) scalloped plaques. The stones measure from approx.
1 1/8" long x 3/4" wide to 3/4" long x 5/8" wide. Overall, the double half round banded cuff measures approx. 1 1/2" t apering to 3/8" wide with an interior circumference of approx. 7" including the 1 1/2" opening.The cuff has a wee bit of flexibility and weighs a very hefty 68.5 grams - 2.2 ounces. This outstanding, well crafted vintage NAVAJO. 925 sterling silver and natural southwestern turquoise cuff bracelet would make a classic addition to any Twentieth Century Native American Silver and Stone Jewelry, Southwest American Turquoise or Historic Cultural Arts and Crafts collection. We have been involved in the design and creation of contemporary jewelry at the undergraduate and postgraduate level since 1967. In 1975 we opened a gallery of hand wrought fine art contemporary jewels and have since handled thousands of unique, one of a kind and limited edition pieces crafted predominantly by American artisans with a special emphasis on Native American Art. Will be determined upon request. We believe our photos and description to be an accurate testament. Thus, ALL SALES ARE FINAL. In the event that we have made an error and you can describe that error to us. Thanks for looking and good luck. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Bracelets & Charms". The seller is "rusfox" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped worldwide.
925 Sterling Silver