Here is an impressive Navajo handmade sterling silver bracelet featuring a genuine turquoise stone, most likely from the Turquoise Mountain mine. The oxidized background helps to accent the turquoise stone. The frame has a solid silver center support and the two outside supports are heavy twisted silver rope. Sterling silver raindrop beads and applied stamped beads complete the piece.
The cuff measures 1/2 wide with an inside end-to-end measurement is 5-5/8 plus a non-adjustable gap of 1-3/8. Designed for a larger wrist. Weighs 58.6 grams.
Brand new in perfect condition. Hallmarked by the artist, the late Darryl Becenti. Gift box and certificate of Authenticity included.
Darryl Becenti was born in 1957 in Gallup. New Mexico and raised in Mexican Springs. He was taught silver work by his brothers-in-law, David & Leroy Reeves in 1980.