This wide sturdy Native American cuff bracelet was made by Navajo artist Guy Hoskie. The scalloped bracelet is set with 5 pieces of orange spiny oyster polished perfectly smooth with no cracks or chips, just natural colorations. The stones sit in a plain bezels surrounded with twisted wire of sterling silver at the base and applied repousse work all around. The cuff is covered end to end with deep stamp-work, applied repousse work, silver beads and more.
This sterling silver and spiny oyster bracelet was created by Navajo silversmith, Guy Hoskie
The sturdy bracelet measures 1-1/4 inch wide, with an inside end-to-end measurement of 5 inches plus there is an opening gap of 1 inch. The bracelet weighs about 87 grams.
Brand new in perfect condition. It is stamped sterling and has Guy Hoskie's hallmark. Certificate of Authenticity included and gift box included.
Shown is a raw orange spiny oyster shell (not for sale). Imagine the skill necessary to turn this rough shell into such an elegant finished bracelet!
Guy is 54 years old and lives in Arizona. He learned silversmithing from his relatives, Sunshine Reeves and Andy Cadman and exhibits certain similarities to their work.