On offer is an authentic, vintage NAVAJO hand wrought. 925 sterling silver wide cuff bracelet adorned with multi-stone hand cut and polished desert blue-green turquoise and red-orange spiny oyster gems. The bracelet is hallmarked STERLING, J. TOADLENA for the artist James Toadlena.We believe it was created circa 1980's. This stunning wide cuff bracelet was skillfully and expertly executed in the NAVAJO technique with attention to detail and is in very good vintage condition (see ALL photos for an accurate detailed depiction). The seventeen (17) square shaped spiny oyster and twelve (12) round turquoise stones (twenty nine  stones total) are all in very good condition with no chips or cracks and are firmly set in smooth silver bezels accented with silver raindrops.
Overall, the wide cuff bracelet measures approx. 1 1/4" tapering to 1" wide. The TOTAL interior circumference is approx. 7" i ncluding a 1 1/4" opening. The stone studded area of the bracelet measures approx.This cuff is has a bit of flexibility and weighs a very hefty 74.3 grams - 2.39 ounces. This outstanding, well crafted NAVAJO sterling silver, turquoise, and spiny oyster wide cuff bracelet by James Toadlena would make a superb addition to any Twentieth Century Native American Silver and Stone Jewelry, or Cultural Arts and Artifacts collection. We have been involved in the design and creation of contemporary jewelry at the undergraduate and postgraduate level since 1967.
In 1975 we opened a gallery of hand wrought fine art contemporary jewels and have since handled thousands of unique, one of a kind and limited edition pieces crafted predominantly by American artisans with a special emphasis on Native American Art. Will be determined upon request. We believe our photos and description to be an accurate testament. Thus, ALL SALES ARE FINAL. Therefore, in the event that we have made an error and you can describe that error to us.Thanks for looking and good luck. The item "SIGNED VINTAGE NAVAJO STERLING SILVER TURQUOISE SPINY OYSTER WIDE CUFF BRACELET" is in sale since Thursday, September 9, 2021. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Bracelets". The seller is "rusfox" and is located in Ranchos de Taos, New Mexico. This item can be shipped worldwide.