Navajo Primitive Yei Bi Chei Bracelet With Natural Ithaca Peak & Morenci Turquoise Stones – STB#1696
Tufa Stone Cast Sterling Silver Primitive Yei Bi Chei Bracelet Set With 3 RARE Natural Ithaca Peak Turquoise Stones And 1 RARE Natural Morenci Turquoise Stone (smallest of the 4 turquoise stones located at the end of bracelet). Masterfully Handmade And Designed By Navajo Artist PHILANDER BEGAY.
The Morenci Turquoise Mine, Located In Southeastern Arizona, has been shut down since 1984. Ithaca Peak Turquoise, Another Highly Regarded Collectible Stone, Comes From The Cerbat Mountains Located Outside Of Kingman, Arizona. It Is Quite Similar In Appearance When Compared To Morenci Turquoise Having A Classic “Sky Blue” Color With Distinctive Pyrite Inclusions. Morenci And Ithaca Peak Turquoise Found In Their Natural And Unaltered Compositions Have Become A RARE Find. Both Stones Are Highly Sought After By Many Discerning Collectors.
Artist Hallmark: “P B B” (cast on back side end of bracelet)
Materials: Sterling Silver, 3 Natural Ithaca Peak Turquoise Stones, 1 Natural Morenci Turquoise Stone
Technique: Tufa Stone Cast Design, Appliqué, Hand Sawed Castellated Bezel, Oxidized Background
Cuff Width: .57″ – 1.27″
Weight: 101 grams
End to End Measurement: 5.25″
Opening Measurement: 1″
Total Bracelet Size: 6.25″ (5.25″ + 1″ = 6.25″)
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