Skilled Navajo Native American craftsman, Larson Lee, has created this impressive cuff bracelet made of sterling silver and Sunnyside Turquoise. A hand-twisted silver rope surrounds the plain bezel which is mounted on a platform that has been hand-cut with serrated edges. Three sterling silver bands make up the bracelet that comes together to form one band for style, comfort and a look of Southwestern perfection.
Sunnyside Turquoise is from the Tuscarora mountain range located in the northeast part of Nevada. This mine is no longer in operation which adds to the value of this stone. In the 1970s, Sunnyside Turquoise was shipped to Arizona and New Mexico when Indian tribes began to use this stone in their jewelry. Sunnyside Turquoise is known for its hardness and stunning color.
This is a delightful pair of dangle, post earrings, handcrafted with Turquoise set in Sterling Silver. The variety of stone shapes, sizes and accents of sterling silver rope add interest for an enchanting, eye-catching work of art. Notice how beautifully the back of the earrings have been finished. These earrings will look great on you!
All horse lovers will enjoy this proud, prancing stallion pendant that was handcrafted with vibrant stones of orange and purple spiny oyster, turquoise, black onyx, lapis and lab created opal. This horse has 12 hand-cut and hand-laid stones that are set in hand polished sterling silver in an intriguing pattern that adds detail and beauty to the design of this noble creature. Notice the meticulous craftsmanship of this spirited steed.
This pendant is the perfect gift for the horse lover. Don't let this one gallop away.
Hopi Native American artist, Darin Silas has handcrafted a beautiful cuff bracelet using Hopi sterling silver Overlay with a Dragonfly design.
This cuff bracelet is an incredible work of art and a magnificent piece of history! It was handcrafted by award-winning, Hopi Native American master silversmith, Darin Silas, whose jewelry can be found in the finest museums and galleries. Darin Silas is celebrated for his complex details and intricacies that takes a steady hand, many painstaking hours to complete with skills that have been handed down through many generations. The artists obtained his inspiration for this bracelet from his culture and the Hopi way of life.
Darin Silas has handcrafted in sterling silver his personal expression of the Dragonfly that is regarded as a symbol of springtime, fertility and renewal. The dragonfly is also considered a messenger and its connection with water is represented on each side of the dragonfly with wave symbols.
Darin Silas, a Hopi Native American artist is from the Hopi Parrot Class of Sichmovi. He signs each of his handcrafted pieces with his personal hallmark, a parrot.
Charles Johnson, a Hopi Native American, is the artist of this great ring, that is open in the front. The traditional symbols represent renewal, direction and change which were created in a process known as "Overlay" that includes using two layers of sterling silver. The top layer contains the hand-carved recessed symbols within the sterling silver. This ring is unusual because it is open in the front and the symbols wrap around the band.
If you are looking for a ring for a man with a large hand, this is the perfect ring! This rectangular ring was handmade by Navajo Native American artist, Ray Jack. He has skillfully used Tiger Eye, Picture Jasper, Black Onyx and Mother of Pearl to create a masculine, mosaic pattern set in heavy sterling silver. Each hand-cut stone was carefully hand-set and meticulously edged with sterling silver strips. The handsome shank frames the setting and has been buffed to a beautiful luster. This ring is bold and beautiful!
The Native American Navajo lapidary artist, Larson Lee, handcrafted this necklace and earrings set with a hand-twisted sterling silver rope that frames the stone and a hand-carved platform. This pendant and earring set is incredible and the perfect accessories to complement your outfits and jewelry collection.
This interesting brown and white stone is called Wild Horse Turquoise. It is not really turquoise as you know it but it is a mixture of magnesite and hematite that is found in the Gila Wilderness Area in southern Arizona. Wild Horse Turquoise basically got its name because the stone has chocolate brown and off white spots that resemble the pattern on an Appaloosa horse.
Now at the age of 83, Effie is still making her beautiful and unique jewelry with the help of her 3 daughters. Her distinctive snake designed jewelry is still in high demand and is known world-wide. Her work is stamped EFFIE C. - ZUNI which is the family hallmark used by Effie and her daughters.
This is an eye-catching needlepoint turquoise and coral pendant that was masterfully handcrafted in the traditional concentric setting by Calo Lacardello, a Zuni Native American artist. The needlepoint design is very intricate and labor intensive because each of the 21 turquoise and coral stones were hand-cut and hand-polished into a needlepoint design then diligently set and patiently secured in the sterling silver setting. Each long, narrow, rectangular stone perfectly matches all of the other stones in color, shape and size. The cluster design is meticulous in symmetry and expertly accented with uniform silver beads that highlight the outer edge. When you wear this stunning pendant, you are wearing a cultural design of Zuni Turquoise and Coral that is sure to become a valued and cherished addition to your jewelry collection that will stand the test of time in design and value.
Zuni Native Americans, Anson and Letitia Wallace, are the remarkably talented husband and wife lapidary and silversmith artists of this extraordinary bracelet. This work of art has five rows of Coral across the front of the bracelet that have been expertly hand-cut and hand-set in sterling silver. Each row of Coral is 2-1/8" in length and consists of 8 raised convex stones that are separated by sterling silver strips in a channel inlay setting. The craftsmanship is meticulous and the design of this bracelet is incredible with its simple elegance.
In the front, the width of the bracelet is 7/8" and gradually tapers to 7/16" at the terminal ends. From end-to-end the bracelet measures 5-3/8" plus a gap of 1-1/8". This bracelet will fit a wrist that is 6-1/2".
This exquisite, contemporary Zuni Coral inlay bracelet is brand new and in perfect condition. It looks beautiful with all skins tones and makes a thoughtful gift for that special person in your life.
Amy Quandelacy is the Zuni Native American artist of this Hummingbird ring with Turquoise and Lab Created Opal set in sterling silver.
Amy Quandelacy, is the Zuni Native American artist that handcrafted this Hummingbird inspired ring with Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and Lab Created Opal. The center swirl design is all intricate inlay work and is the symbol of the mated pair of birds. Humminingbirds represent devotion, permanence, eternity and life cycles. Hummingbirds are also known as ferocious fighters and defenders of their territory.
This beautiful ring is a perfect representation of the meaning of the Hummingbird and would make the perfect gift for that special person in your life.