Philander Begay Bisbee Turquoise 18K Gold Over Tufa Cast Sterling Silver Spider Design Bracelet
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Phil is renowned for his spider designs, complex and intricate yet warm and wearable. The thick bracelet shank was created by hand carving the spiderweb into tufa stone and then cast by pouring molten sterling silver. He then filed and tapered it prior to polishing and oxidization. Notice the dark indented section in the middle of the shank. This is the spiders lair. The spider was cast separately and overlaid over the center of the piece. A fine high grade natural Bisbee gem was selected to be placed into the body of the spider. A large 14 Karat gold droplet becomes its head. Brilliant in execution, this fine bracelet is a innovative example of Phil’s great talent.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5-1/4 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1 in. Bracelet Width From Center: 1-1/2 in. (and tapers down to: 1 in.) Stone Size: 7/16 in. x 5/16 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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