Sammie Kescoli Begay Damele Turquoise Ingot Coin Silver Row Bracelet
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Nine marvelous perfectly matched Damele turquoise stones were selected for this fine coin silver row bracelet. Damele is seldom encountered today as the mine was never a large producer and is closed today. The claim is in the remote mountains near Austin Nevada. The natural gems sit in hand made bezels separated by sterling silver droplets. They sit on a thick sterling silver shank made entirely of old American coins. The coins are melted and cast into an ingot before being hammered into shape. The technique requires tremendous skill and is labor intensive. Very few artists are carrying on with it today. The completed bracelet is timeless, perfect for everyday wear and for placement into a fine collection.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5-1/8 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1 in. Bracelet Width From Center: 3/4 in. (and tapers down to: 1/2 in.) Center Stone Size: 5/8 in. x 7/16 in. 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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