Sammie Kescoli Begay Number Eight Spiderweb Turquoise Ingot Coin Silver Row Bracelet
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The Number 8 mine was discovered in 1925 and first mined in 1929. It is located in the Lynn mining district in Eureka County north of Carlin Nevada. It was mined sporadically until 1950 when JW Edgar hit a large pocket of some of the finest spiderweb turquoise mined in Nevada. The mine produced small amounts until 1976 when the claim was sold to a gold mining company and completely depleted. The seven handsome gem quality specimens in this fine row bracelet by Sammie Begay came from a family of turquoise cutters that saved a handful of specimens from the early days. The gems in the bracelet are some of the deep black spiderweb that is rarely encountered on today’s market. They are set in hand made bezels separated by large sterling droplets atop Sammie’s thick hand rolled ingot American coin silver shank. The completed bracelet is a masterpiece, one of Sammie’s finest creations of wearable art.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 6-3/8 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 1-1/4 in. Bracelet Width From Center: 1-7/16 in. (and tapers down to: 9/16 in.) Center Stone Size: 1-3/16 in. x 1/2 in. Full Inner Circumference of Bracelet Gap Size Included: 7-5/8 in. (Can be slightly adjusted prior to shipment upon request)
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