Lee Begay Rare Gem Grade Aztec Spiderweb Turquoise Yeibechai Design Tufa Cast Bracelet
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An outstanding gem grade natural Aztec turquoise cabochon was selected for this exciting bracelet created by Leander Begay. The triangular shaped gem is large and dominating. Deep sky blue, the cabochon exhibits dark reddish-brown matrix surrounded by spiderweb patterns. It is set in a heavy hand made bezel atop a substantial and deeply oxidized tufa cast shank. The shank was carved out of tufa stone and hand cast. Two wonderful Yei figures were carved to either side of the gem. The Yeibechai is the masked human dancer who participates in the healing ceremony and impersonates the Yei, the supernatural being who brings their healing abilities to medicinal gatherings. Striking and beautiful, this is one of Leander’s most creative bracelets.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5 1/8 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1 in. Bracelet Width From Center: 1 7/16 in. (and tapers down to: 15/16 in.) Stone Size: 1 3/8 in. x 1 1/4 in. (at widest points) Full Inner Circumference of Bracelet Gap Size Included: 6 1/8 in. (Can be slightly adjusted prior to shipment upon request)
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