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Larry Moses Begay Diné (Navajo) Silver and Turquoise Kachina Cuff Bracelet

  Lot # JZ651
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Larry Moses Begay Diné (Navajo) Silver and Turquoise Kachina Cuff Bracelet

This exquisite bracelet is a prime example of Navajo craftsmanship, created by the esteemed Diné silversmith, Larry Moses Begay. The bracelet showcases a selection of meticulously arranged turquoise stones in teardrop and oval cuts. Encircling the stones, the bracelet features beautifully crafted silver raindrops and rope designs, hallmark techniques of Navajo jewelry.

At the centerpiece lies a hand-carved silver Kachina face, embodying the spiritual and cultural significance of the Navajo people. This majestic piece sits atop a robust triple silver shank cuff, demonstrating both the artistry and strength of the design. The centerpiece stands prominent at the center height, with the cuff's center width measuring approximately 1-1/2". The individual stones are precisely cut, contributing to the overall splendor of the bracelet.

Authentically signed by the artist, Larry Moses Begay, this bracelet is a testament to his skill and vision. Crafted in sterling silver, with markings to certify its authenticity, it hails from the 1970's era, representing a significant period in Navajo jewelry making.

  • Featuring 144 turquoise stones
  • Artist's signature 'LMB' engraved
  • Marked as sterling silver
  • Largest stone dimensions: 7.85 mm x 5.15 mm

Maintained in good condition with all stones secure. We'll leave the polishing to you.

Overall: 2.2" x 3.25" x 4.84"
Opening: 1.75" (Jeweler Adjustable)
Interior circumference: 7.5" (Jeweler Adjustable)
Weight: 104.34 grams

Vintage Navajo Turquoise Silver Kachina Bracelet by Larry Moses BegayAbout the Artist:
Larry Moses Begay is a revered figure within the Navajo Nation and the broader community of Southwestern jewelry artists. His works are deeply influenced by the expansive and varied landscapes of the Navajo Nation, capturing the essence of its beauty and the spirituality of its people. Begay's pieces are not just jewelry; they are stories wrought in silver and stone, narrating centuries of tradition and the enduring artistry of the Navajo people.

- Signed by Navajo artist, Larry Moses Begay
- Sterling silver, marked
- Circa 1970's+

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  • Diamond and gemstone weights, colors, and clarity grades are approximate and determined while mounted.
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Lot # JZ651
System ID # 15078672
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