This lovely bracelet was made by Navajo Artist E Bahe.
The Kingman turquoise stone is a bright blue with darker blue and a hint of gold.
The stone sets in a smooth bezel and is surrounded by twisted silver wire in the classic rope design.
It has applied sterling silver feathers on either side of the stone.
It's marked sterling and signed
It can be carefully adjusted to fit
It has an inside of about 5 1/2" plus a gap of 1 1/8"
It's 5/8" tall in the front
The stone is 7/16" tall by just over 3/4" wide.
Weight: 18.7 grams on my scale
placed a quarter there for scale.
The Kingman mine in northwestern Arizona was one of the largest turquoise mines in North America. The terms "Kingman" or "high blue" refer to the blue color usually displayed in this stone. It has become a color standard in the industry. The mine became famous for its rounded, bright blue nuggets with black matrix. Natural Kingman is highly collectible. Some of the finest specimens of Kingman were mined in the 1960's. This was an intense blue with a black and silver matrix
Sure to make a Fine addition to any collection, or a great gift! Please note: Pictures are enlarged to show detail, remember everything looks bigger on line :)