On offer is an authentic, vintage NAVAJO hand wrought. 925 sterling silver cuff bracelet adorned with fancy repousse applique, various hand stamped motifs and old southwestern natural hand-cut and polished petit point dark green aged turquoise cabochon stones.
This bracelet is not hallmarked which was quite common in earlier Native American jewelry. We believe it was created circa 1940 or perhaps earlier. This classic bracelet is skillfully executed in the traditional old NAVAJO technique with attention to detail and is in very good vintage condition (please see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction).
The hand stamped decorations include arrows, teepees, thunderbirds, sun face symbols, rain and ceremonial headdresses. The natural, petit point and round flat cabochon turquoise stones are in very good vintage condition with a few marginal age chips or cracks. All stones are firmly and securely set in smooth silver bezels surrounded by silver raindrops and silver rope on an oxidized (blackened) ground. The petit point stones measure approx. 5/16" long x 1/8" wide and the round central stone is approx.
The split band cuff bracelet measures approx. 1 1/16" tapering to 1/4" wide. The interior circumference of the cuff is approx.
7" TOTAL including a 1 1/2" opening. The cuff has some flexibility and weighs 26.5 grams. This traditional, well crafted NAVAJO. 925 Sterling Silver and Southwest petit point desert green turquoise cuff bracelet would make an outstanding 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.
Therefore, in the event that we have made an error and you can describe that error to us. Thanks for looking and good luck. The item "EARLY VINTAGE NAVAJO STERLING SILVER NATURAL AGED GREEN TURQUOISE CUFF BRACELET" is in sale since Saturday, October 23, 2021.
This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Bracelets & Charms". The seller is "rusfox" and is located in WILD WILD WEST.This item can be shipped worldwide.
925 Sterling Silver