Turquoise and Coral Bracelet

Roy Vandever

Turquoise and Coral Bracelet , Jewelry by Roy Vandever
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Savvy Price $350.00
Gallery Price $450.00
Title
Turquoise and Coral Bracelet
Artist
Roy Vandever
Medium
Sterling silver and natural turquoise and coral
Troy ounces
1.53 troy ounces
Size
Bracelet is 5 1/4" interior with 1" opening.
Signed
"R/" is marked on verso
Date of creation
Early 1970's
Condition
Excellent. No repairs.
Turquoise
Natural Blue Gem Nevada AAA grade, high polished
Provenance
Consigned by a Californian from her mother's estate JDV
Gram weight
47.4 grams
About The Turquoise and Coral Bracelet

Blue Gem turquoise AAA grade is delicious turquoise ranging in color from deep blue to teal with golden brown matrix. The coral used in this cuff is very red Mediterranean "free form" branch cuts pendant. Stampwork and repousse are used along with hand-made bezels.

This cuff is marked with Vandever's "R" followed by a slash mark.

About Roy Vandever

This Navajo silversmith is listed briefly in Barton Wright's book Hallmarks of the Southwest. Reportedly Vandever was from the Prewitt, New Mexico region and his initials (RV) are printed with the two letters wedged together in Gothic print.

The artist died at the age of 72 in January 2009.

Cultures

American Indian, Navajo

Medium

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