Navajo Tufa Stone Cast Natural Kingman Turquoise Bracelet – STB#1332
Tufa Stone Cast Sterling Silver Bracelet Set With Natural Kingman Turquoise Stones. Expertly Handmade And Designed By Navajo Artist RAYMOND BETSOI.
In General, Natural or Non-Treated Turquoise Is Considered To Be Highly Desirable As It Represents The True And Unaltered Composition of The Stone. Natural Turquoise Stones Are Becoming Difficult To Acquire And Are Highly Sought After By Many Discerning Collectors.
Artist Hallmark: “R. BETSOI” (inscribed on back side of bracelet but barely legible)
Materials: Sterling Silver, Natural Kingman Turquoise Stones
Technique: Soldered Sterling Silver Bezels, *Tufa Stone Cast
*The Tufa Stone was hand carved by the artist in a negative mold with an opposing flat Tufa Stone secured on top. Molten Sterling Silver was then poured into the top opening of this Tufa Stone “block” creating a flat “raw” sterling silver cast piece. It was then shaped by the artist to its current wrist size configuration with the Natural Kingman Turquoise Stones lastly added to complete the piece.
Cuff Width: .56″ – 1.12″
Weight: 77 grams
End to End Measurement: 5.5″
Opening Measurement: 1.25″
Total Bracelet Size: 6.75″ (5.5″ + 1.25″ = 6.75″)
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