This sterling silver and turquoise petroglyph bracelet, created by Navajo artist Alex Sanchez, has a very unique design. This bracelet was created in his petroglyph style - heavy, textured, oxidized sterling silver decorated with all kinds of the applied silver symbols: dragonflies, spirals, etc. The spiral symbolizes life journey and the dragonfly symbolizes beauty. The turquoise stone sits high in a plain deep bezel. The two side pieces also sit high above the bracelet.
The heavy bracelet measures 1 wide with an inside end-to-end measurement of 5-5/8 plus an additional opening gap of 1-1/8. It weighs 81.5 grams.
Brand new in perfect condition. It is stamped sterling and has Alex Sanchez's hallmark. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included. Free shipping!
Alex is the younger brother of Myron Panteah (deceased, 2016). Alex is of Navajo and Zuni heritage. He began making jewelry over 20 years ago and is a well known and well liked member of the Native American jewelry scene. His work is a wonderful blend of contemporary and traditional styles. He has won several awards for his innovative one of a kind designs and his work is a favorite of collectors everywhere.