Darryl Dean Begay Lander Blue Spiderweb Turquoise Yeibechai Design 18K Gold And Tufa Cast Sterling Silver Bracelet
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Spectacular and superlative best describes this dazzling bracelet created by Navajo jeweler, Darryl Dean Begay. A beautiful Lander Blue turquoise of the finest quality highlights the head of the Yei. The natural gem was purchased by Gibson Nez from the Tanner Chaney gallery in the early 1990s. The collection was presented to the gallery by Eddie Mauzy, the miner who first marketed this famous turquoise, a prominent and colorful miner of that era. Lander Blue is widely recognized as the most rare and valuable type of turquoise in the world. It is set in a thick hand forged bezel made of gleaming solid 18 Karat gold. Beautiful coral earrings hang from the head. Below, the Yei wears a squash blossom necklace. Hands for healing and crosses adorn the wonderful figure’s torso. The Yei are the benevolent supernatural beings that brings their supernatural healing powers to medicinal ceremonies. To the side is an Adobe home with the mountains in the background. A sheep walks through the pasture under the starry night sky.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5-1/4 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1 in. Bracelet Width: 1-7/8 in. (and tapers down to: 1-1/4 in.) Stone Size: 15/16 in. x 3/4 in. Full Inner Circumference of Bracelet Gap Size Included: 6-1/4 in. (Can be slightly adjusted prior to shipment upon request)
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