Colorado Turquoise & Silver Cuff

James Shay

Colorado Turquoise & Silver Cuff, Jewelry by James Shay
  • James Shay cuff
  • James Shay bracelet
  • Navajo turquoise cuff
Savvy Price $375.00
Gallery Price $450.00
Title
Colorado Turquoise & Silver Cuff
Artist
James Shay
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
Condition
Excellent
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
About The Colorado Turquoise & Silver Cuff
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 James Shay

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.

Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

Jewelry

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