This vintage five-stone turquoise cuff bracelet was made was Navajo silversmith Wallace Yazzie, Jr., whose works are often characterized as "Navajo Revival", made with scalloped edging, deep and detailed hand stamping, and special touches such as flared terminals. This piece exhibits all of those traits, as well as the use of sky blue turquoise that has very fine and dark webbing that looks almost like tiny dots. We know these are domed turquoise cabochons, as the artist has raised them as high as possible, and on a couple, we can see just a hint of the black backing. We can also see what looks like a smidge of pyrite in at least one of the cabochons. While the cuff could be stacked, that scalloped edge is more suited for being a standalone bracelet. The blue color is absolutely stunning, and that scaloped design with flared terminals gives it such a feminine look. This is one of the prettiest bracelets on my skin at least that I've seen in a while.
Taking a tape measure along the inside, the bracelet is 5-5/8" with a just under 1-1/8" gap, for a total of about 6-1/2". The width is 1" across the top of the widest stone and again at the terminals. Weighs 52g. The silver has some small scratches especially along the interior edge. In great vintage condition overall.
An elegant Southwestern bracelet with presence!
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