Philander Begay Mediterranean Coral Tufa Cast Sterling Silver Spider Design Bracelet
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This is Philander’s famous spiderweb bracelet. The design was carved into a tufa stone, then cast with molten sterling silver. As with all of his pieces, the carving was free hand, not with a sketched design. He then cast a spider to overlay atop the web. The spiders legs were hand chiseled prior to setting two perfectly matched natural oxblood corals. Beady eyes made from solid 18 Karat gold further compliment the provenance, rarity and grade of the cabochons. The corals were purchased from the estate of famed Santo Domingo jeweler, Julian Lavato.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5-3/4 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1-1/4 in. Bracelet Width From Center: 1-5/8 in. (and tapers down to: 1-1/8 in.) Largest Coral Size: 1/2 in. x 9/16 in. (at widest points) Full Inner Circumference of Bracelet Gap Size Included: 7 in. (Can be slightly adjusted prior to shipment upon request)
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