Navajo Number 8 Turquoise and Silver Bracelet with Stamped Designs c. 1940s, size 6.625 (J6488)
- Circa: 1940s
52.2g, 1.25" bandwidth, size 6.625 to include a gap of 1.25". Acquired from a private collection in Texas. Number 8 turquoise is highly sought after by collectors. It was discovered in 1925 and was named Number 8, since it is an 8 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Most turquoise is 4 or 5 on the Mohs scale.