This Native American cuff bracelet was made by the late Navajo artist Darryl Becenti. The bracelet is set with one rectangular turquoise stone. The genuine turquoise stone is a gorgeous blue with light and dark matrix. The stone sits in a plain bezel with a beautifully twisted wire of sterling silver at it's base and silver beads at it side. Applied silver fans and hogan beads sit at each side of the stone.
This sterling silver and turquoise bracelet was created by Navajo silversmith, Darryl Becenti, recently deceased.
The sturdy bracelet measures 5/8 wide at the front where the stone is set and the cuff is 7/16 wide, with an inside end-to-end measurement of 5-5/8 plus there is an opening gap of 1-1/4. The bracelet weighs 60.5 grams.
Brand new in perfect condition. It is stamped sterling and has Darryl Becenti's hallmark. Certificate of Authenticity included and gift box included.
Darryl Becenti was born in 1957 in Gallup. New Mexico. He was taught silver work by his brothers-in-law, David & Leroy Reeves in 1980 and he is the brother-in-law to the famous Sunshine Reeves, Gary Reeves, David Reeves, Andy Cadman, and Darrell Cadman Clan. Darrell made his own stamps and dyes, and heavily employed magnificent stars, fans, scallops, shells, and elaborate appliques in all of his jewelry. His jewelry is highly prized for it's deep hand-stamped Navajo designs, repousse silver work, and thick gauge silver.