This Navajo hand made sterling silver bracelet is set with a large deep blue Lapis stones. The deep blue Lapis stone has the typical flecks of shiny silver pyrite that is typically found in genuine Lapis Lazuli. The lapis stone is 1 inch by 3/4 inch. Applied silver repousse work, big raindrop beads, deep intricate stamp-work and an oxidized finish completes the old-style look.
The sturdy bracelet measures 1-1/8 inch wide, with an inside end-to-end measurement of 5 inches plus there is an opening gap of 1-1/4 inch. The bracelet weighs 77 grams. As reference, my wrist is 6 around and the bracelet is slightly loose on me .
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 makes his own stamps and dyes, and heavily employs 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 gauges of silver.