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Silver, Turquoise and Coral Cuff Bracelet

Rayna Platero Secatero

About The Silver, Turquoise and Coral Cuff Bracelet

Handsome, silver cuff of grand proportions!

The frame is swedged ingot "tri-wire" shaped for a very large wrist. It is broad and flat, retain the wear shape of its original owner some 30 to 40 years ago. There are three magnificent large turquoise stones, each separated from the other by a chunk of natural cock's comb red mediteranean coral. The turquoise, itself, is green to blue with a marbeling of rum-colored matrix. Turquoise and coral are accented with large silver "raindrops".

The mark, RPS, is the mark of its Navajo creator, Rayna Platero Secatero, is stamped inside the bracelet on the lower bar. This is an awesome piece for the right person!

Savvy Price $495.00

Gallery Price $595.00

Item Location: Phoenix, AZ
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Description

Handsome, silver cuff of grand proportions!

The frame is swedged ingot "tri-wire" shaped for a very large wrist. It is broad and flat, retain the wear shape of its original owner some 30 to 40 years ago. There are three magnificent large turquoise stones, each separated from the other by a chunk of natural cock's comb red mediteranean coral. The turquoise, itself, is green to blue with a marbeling of rum-colored matrix. Turquoise and coral are accented with large silver "raindrops".

The mark, RPS, is the mark of its Navajo creator, Rayna Platero Secatero, is stamped inside the bracelet on the lower bar. This is an awesome piece for the right person!

About the Artist This Navajo silversmith is cited in Barton Wright's book, Hallmarks of the Southwest. Secatero was known to have worked in the shops in Albuquerque, NM between 1978 and 1979.
Medium Sterling silver, natural cock's comb red mediteranean coral and natural turquoise
Size Interior measurement is 5 1/2" plus 1 1/2" gap. At widest point the cuff is 1 7/8".
Signed "RPS" is stamped on bottom bar on bracelet's interior
Date of creation Circa 1960 - 1965
Condition Excellent
Turquoise Natural stones
Description Smooth bezels beautifully surround each stone, echoing their irregular shapes.
Provenance Out of pawn jewelry from the Jewel Box Collection, closed May 2006