This fancy Native American silver & turquoise bracelet was hand made by Navajo artists, Michael & Rosita Calladitto. The bracelet is set with a large natural Sleeping Beauty turquoise stone - gorgeous deep sky-blue color with black matrix - tumble polished , meaning it is not perfectly flat. The stone sits in a plain bezel with a beautifully twisted wire of sterling silver and a row of sterling silver beads at it's base and applied repousse work on either side. The scalloped cuff is covered end to end with deep stamp-work, applied repousse work, stamped silver hogan beads and more.
The sturdy bracelet measures 1-3/8 inch wide, with an inside end-to-end measurement of 5-1/4 inches plus there is an opening gap of 1-1/8 inch. The bracelet weighs 93.2 grams.
Brand new and in perfect condition. It is stamped M&R Calladitto Navajo and 925. Certificate of Authenticity and gift box included.
Michael Calladitto is a Navajo silversmith born in 1967. Growing up in Crownpoint NM, Michael learned his craft from his family & friends. He has been creating his own jewelry since 1999 and is known for his stampwork, wire work & the beautiful finish he gives to the jewelry. He works with his wife Rosita on the Navajo reservation and remains true to his culture, by designing new & very traditional Navajo jewelry.