Navajo Turquoise Cluster and Silver Bracelet c. 1930s, size 7 (J90106-010-012)
- Circa: 1930s
81.9 grams, 1.5" bandwidth, size 7 to include a gap of 1.375". The center turquoise stone measures 7mm x 14mm (0.27" x 0.55"). This bracelet is in good condition. There are four stones with hairline cracks, and one stone has two hairline cracks. The silver-work has acquired a nice, dark patina. The stamp-work is well done. All of the silver applique is intact. There is an old scratched code in the interior that appears to read "N 204." It was common for early traders to scratch their inventory code on jewelry. Ex Rex Arrowsmith Estate: Rex Arrowsmith was a long-time Native American trader and art dealer, who owned a shop in Santa Fe, New Mexico ‘Relics of the Old West,’ which opened off the Old Santa Fe Trail in 1950. He also participated as a judge at the Santa Fe Indian Market for many years and as president of SWAIA, Southwestern Association for Indian Arts.