Vintage Elaine Sam Turquoise Mountain Spiderweb Bracelet
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This fabulous revival bracelet is attributed to Elaine Sam. The shank is made out of hand rolled and hammered ingot sterling silver, a technique perfected by the earliest Navajo silver smiths. This labor intensive silver smithing was chosen undoubtedly because of the gem quality of the turquoise set on the shank. Representing the very finest gem grade from the Turquoise Mountain mine, the five wonderful domed gems are sky blue with hints of green. Marvelous complex chocolate and golden-brown spiderwebbing is displayed in multiple layers giving each of the stones a 3D effect and translucent appeal. They are surrounded with hand cut bezels and separated with smooth silver drops. Hand braided wire is displayed on the outer edges of the shank. The bracelet dates to the early 1970s.
Inner Circumference of Bracelet: 5-1/16 in. Bracelet Gap Size: 15/16 in. Bracelet Width: 7/8 in. (and tapers down to: 3/8 in.) Center Stone Size: 11/16 in. x 3/4 in. Full Inner Circumference of Bracelet Gap Size Included: 6 in. (Can be slightly adjusted prior to shipment upon request)
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