This narrow yet heavy bracelet has the look of a piece that has been around for decades, although it was made in the past five years. It was hand forged of ingot silver, melted and tufa cast. Those materials and that process give it the look of Navajo jewelry from the turn of the 19th century. We can tell based on the rounded and softened edges that many hours went into shaping and finishing the bracelet, resulting in that aged patina. We can imagine the artist employed old tools and traditional methods rarely used today. Even the bezel is old style and befitting that round turquoise stone. The pale blue turquoise is ever so translucent, watery like memories from the past. The bracelet came to me from the estate of a man with a large collection of superior quality cuffs. This piece carries the hallmark TLA, and I am told that the artist, Tom Arnold, studied with the well-known silversmith Jock Favour.
Taking a tape measure along the interior, the cuff measures just under 5-3/4" around plus has a just under 1" gap for a total interior length of 6-3/4". The bracelet is 7/16" wide. The rectangular stone is about 5/8" wide by 5/16" tall. Weighs 61g, which is heavy for such a narrow cuff. In excellent condition.
Great unisex cuff for the old soul.
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