Description: This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection i. It is designed and handmade by Steve LaRance who is a gifted Hopi artist who specializes in tufa casting. Tufa-casting is an old Navajo technique where the impression of the bracelet is carved in volcanic stone (tufa-stone) and the molten melted is poured into the impression. This was one of the very first techniques that the Navajo created in the late 1800's. This style is often mistaken as "sand-casting", as tufa casting is a different technique than sandcasting.
Dimensions: This bracelet measures 5-3/8 inches with an opening that is 1-3/8 inch. It measures 1-3/4 inch wide. Weight (in grams): 70.2.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Bracelets & Charms". The seller is "n8tivearts" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, France, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Mexico, New Zealand, Norway, Ukraine, Croatia, Republic of, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bermuda, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Martinique, Nicaragua.