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Turquoise Wheel Channel Inlay Cuff Bracelet

Joe Begay

About The Turquoise Wheel Channel Inlay Cuff Bracelet

Handsome, large silver cuff bracelet set with three "wheels" of channel inlay Blue Gem turquoise. It is immaculately executed using the finest grade of teal material, almost translucent with a rich golden matrix. On each side is an overlay geometric pattern.

This masterpiece is beautiful, durable and a true rarity in the market.

A similar bracelet cuff by Joe Begay is featured in color in Gregory Schaaf's book Jewelry II:  A-L on page 82.

Savvy Price $2,400.00

Gallery Price $3,000.00

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Description

Handsome, large silver cuff bracelet set with three "wheels" of channel inlay Blue Gem turquoise. It is immaculately executed using the finest grade of teal material, almost translucent with a rich golden matrix. On each side is an overlay geometric pattern.

This masterpiece is beautiful, durable and a true rarity in the market.

A similar bracelet cuff by Joe Begay is featured in color in Gregory Schaaf's book Jewelry II:  A-L on page 82.

About the Artist

Hallmarks of the Southwest by Barton Wright, the revised and expanded 2nd edition describes Joe Begay as follows: "A silversmith, he first used the mark "J. Begay" in1974 when he worked for the Montana Mining Company.

In 1976 and 1989 he also created jewelry for Indian Hammers and for the Atkinson Trading Company. His specialty is channel inlay."

Medium Sterling Silver and Natural Turquoise
Size Interior measurement is 5" plus a gap measurement of 1 1/3". Cuff width is 1 5/8".
Signed "J. Begay" in Gothic print on cuff interior
Date of creation Circa 1975 - 1980
Condition Excellent
Turquoise Natural Blue Gem Turquoise
Provenance HR, Arizona jewelry collector WH