Handcrafted vintage, Large turquoise cuff bracelet.
Vintage Sterling Silver with 2 large blue turquoise cabochons.
1980s style Vintage Navajo design. Artist hallmarked.
This large statement piece cuff is light weight and elegant. When you want to make a
bi 1.5"g impression without carrying 10 ounces of jewelry, this piece is perfect.
The 2 turquoise cabochons are multi shade blue with small amounts of quartz and pyrite.
The stones both have heavy scratches on the stones.
*See close up photos for scratches on stones*
Due to the hardness of Morenci turquoise, these could be from the original
artist and their polishing methods of the day.
We chose to leave them. The cabochons
sit flat, we did not feel it was possible to remove them without damaging the cuff.
The stones are likely Morenci turquoise, it was use in jewelry during this time period.
Morenci is a very hard turquoise. These stone have kept their vibrant blue though out
the years. They will continue to do so.
The Sterling cuff is large at 5" long, it is not for the faint of heart. On black, this cuff shouts across the room.
The turquoise is beautiful. The Sterling is blackened for depth.
With handmade sterling accents, it is classic southwest beauty.
The cuff is hallmarked with a pictograph stamp that has been found on other vintage
southwest jewelry, but the mark remains unknown from my resource books.
Cuff size: 7.
Cuff face size: 5"x 2.5".
Weight: 128 grams.
Turquoise cabochons: 50x38mm, 42x34mm.
1-2 business days
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Ship items back to me within: 7 days of delivery
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
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We are happy to create something for you. We have an extensive collection Vintage American turquoise from mines such as, Kingman, Royston, Morenci, Bisbee, Ithica Peak, Stormy Mountain, Number8, Damele. And my favorite, Sonora Sunrise. We work mainly with Sterling but are open to new things. Don't hesitate to contact us and we can discuss the stone and design you are interested in. You may custom chose your turquoise.
Most jewelry can be customized in some ways. New pieces can be designed and made per your size needs. Please contact us with any questions.
All Turquoise and most semi precious stones should be kept dry and not stored in sunny places. Natural untreated Stones can change color due to chemical exposure such as shamoo, soap, lotions ect. so make a habbit of removing your jewelry before using these things. Exposure to excessive heat and sunlight can cause fading so try not to store your stones in the sunlight.
Most American turquoise is backed, this is for the protection of the stone, it gives it a little impact resistance, rings and bracelets do take alot of bumping around. Some stones we will only set in Pendants as they do not take the abuse rings and bracelets sometimes see. There are many sterling cleaners on the market, we would be more than happy to polish for you.
Jewelry items are packed in jewelry boxing and ready to gift. Gift wrapping is available at an additional $4 charge. Just leave in the notes that it is a gift or send a message with your wishes and we will do our best to make it perfect.
Cabochons will be wrapped in bubble wrap and boxed securely for safe shipping.