|Description||These 12 luscious oval stones are teal to blue green in color, each set in a proportional sawtooth bezel. Together these 12 turquoise cabochons serve as satellites encircling a center turquoise stone 7/8" in length X 1/4" in width. Shay's stamp work is confidently struck employing hatched crescent shapes and 8 pointed star shapes. All edges are smoothly finished to ensure a comfortable work of art on your wrist.|
|About the Artist||
20th - 21st century Navajo jeweler, James Shay is referenced in Barton Wright's book Hallmarks of the Southwest.
This silversmith's hallmark is deliberately misaligned initials "JS" in Gothic print.
|Medium||Sterling silver and natural turquoise|
|Troy ounces||2.59 troy ounces|
|Size||5 3/4" interior measurement plus 1 1/2" opening|
|Signed||"JS Sterling" is stamped on bracelet's underside|
|Date of creation||Circa 1975|
|Turquoise||High grade Villa Grove and Cripple Creek mines|
|Provenance||Consigned by a gentleman whose grandmother collected jewelry with flair CP 3173|
|Gram weight||80.5 grams|