This fabulous bracelet was created by Navajo Artist Murphy Platero.
The large Charoite gemstone is a wonderful purple/lavender.
I love his signature open curvy wire cuff.
It's marked sterling and signed MP
It can be carefully adjusted to fit
It has an inside of about 5 1/2" plus a gap 1 1/8"
The stone 1" tall by just over 5/8" wide
The wire shank tapers down to almost 1/2" at the ends.
Weight: 24.8 grams on my scale
I placed a quarter there for scale.
Charoite is a gorgeous and interesting gemstone with vivid colors that range from lavender to deep purple with a cat's eye effect. The only location in the world that this stone is found is in Russia. Wearing Charoite is believed to enhance self esteem, accelerate spiritual growth, soothe hot emotions and give a feeling of security. Charoite changes loneliness to love and warms the heart, it shows you the way through your fears to perfect peace. Who knew? A lot more information on this gemstone can be found on the internet
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 :)