This cuff bracelet features a polished turquoise stone that displays hints of blue coming through heavy chocolate-black spiderwebbing, tight and covering almost the entire surface. This form of fine webbing is called "microweb" and reminds one of the highly collectible Lander turquoise, although the stone in this bracelet is NOT from that mine. However, because microweb turquoise is special, we can see that the unknown artist has framed the piece in an equally special setting. The border around the stone is made up of fine twist wire all around the bezel, then rounded wire forming curlicues at the top and bottom and small silver dots and applied twist wire elements on the sides. There are more applied twist wire and larger silver dot elements further out on the sides, which are finished off with applied silver foundations in the shape of a spear or arrowhead stamped with traditional Fred Harvey style icons such as the crossed arrows and thunderbirds. This piece was made circa 1980s in a Fred Harvey Era style.
The cuff measures about 1-7/8" wide and taking a soft tape measure around the interior is 5-1/2" long with a 1-3/8" gap, for a total of 6-7/8" long. Weighs a substantial 63g. Oxidation and tarnish on the back, but in good condition.
Striking and uncommon treasure.
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