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ITHACA PEAK TURQUOISE BRACELET BY STANLEY PARKER NAVAJO

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Imagine the happiness you’ll feel each time you wear this stunning bracelet!  In the center of the bracelet is a bright blue Ithaca Peak Turquoise stone.  The Ithaca Peak Turquoise mine is located in northwestern Arizona above the Kingman mine.  Surrounding the gem, there is an amazing combination of rep0usee and stamp work.  The sterling silver bracelet is oxidized and has a satin finish, to give it an antique look.   Navajo silversmith Stanley Parker created this beautiful bracelet.  Stanley is a renowned Navajo silversmith from the Four Corners area of New Mexico.  He started his career as an engineer but was drawn to the challenges of silversmithing.  The entire inner circumference is about 6  1/2”, including 1 1/8” opening.  Signed.  Weighs 38 grams.

1” wide

Repousee is a technique in which a metal is shaped by hammering from the reverse side to create a design in low-relief on the front.

The Navajos began working with silver in the 19th century, and began making things like buckles, bridles, buttons, rings, canteens, hollow beads, earrings, crescent-shaped pendants (called “najas”), bracelets, crosses, powder chargers, tobacco canteens, and conchos (for belts).  Their silversmithing skills has evolved and changed throughout the years, and in about 1880 Navajo silversmiths started to set turquoise in their silver work.  Traditionally, Navajo artists worked with jewelry techniques like repousee and stamp work, but today they explored in other Native American jewelry making techniques like Zuni inlay work and Hopi overlay work.

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Weight 3 lbs
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