Country of Origin: United States - Hopi Nation. Gram Weight: 59.3 Grams. Main Stone : Native American Red Coral. Main Stone Measurements/Color : Approximately 6 mm long by 2 mm wide, Red. Pproximately 2 mm long by 2 mm wide, Rich sky blue.
Stone Treatment : The stones appear to be untreated, but we are not certified Gemologists and cannot be sure. Item Measurements: The bracelet has an inside circumference of 7", including a wrist gap of 1.25". It has an inside diameter of 2.5", and is 0.5" wide measured north to south. The cuff is 2.75" wide measured east to west, and the design rises 0.75" above the cuff. Closure/Clasp Type : This cuff has a wrist gap, and is designed to slip over the wrist at the opening.
Notable Features: This gorgeous Sterling Silver bracelet was handmade by a talented Native Hopi silversmith with the initials Jr. It features a bold, geometric square design, with the open cuff cut out of the square. The open portion of the cuff is slightly oblong in shape for a more natural fit on the wrist.The square is hollow for light and easy wear. The top and sides of the square have been inlaid with hand carved and polished Native American Red Coral and tiny pieces of sky blue turquoise. The stones create a mosaic pattern done in a maize/corn row motif, which adds texture to the sleek geometric cuff. This listing is for the item only. This beautiful piece was made by a very talented Native American silversmith.
It features hand crafted silversmith work throughout. Hopi Jewelry is very hard to find, more commonly Navajo and Zuni silver jewelry is found on the open market. Hopi artist are distinctly different with beautiful intricate stamp work and symbology mixed in their silver designs. Cornrow jewelry is a motif often seen in Native American pieces; corn or maize was a very important agricultural and symbolic plant for the indigenous peoples. Cornrow jewelry features multicolored stones in a mosaic pattern that mimics the kernels of corn, and are raised to create that grained texture.
Red Coral is a highly prized stone by Native American cultures. It has been a sign or symbol of wealth and status in many different Native American cultures. PLEASE WAIT FOR AN UPDATED INVOICE BEFORE PAYING FOR YOUR ITEMS. Thank you for your cooperation. The item "Vintage Native Hopi Sterling Silver Corn Maize Row Turquoise Coral Cuff Bracelet" is in sale since Sunday, December 10, 2017.This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets". The seller is "abeautifultimeco" and is located in Fort Collins, Colorado. This item can be shipped worldwide.