Estate jewelry: Vintage, Native American, Zuni, signed, cuff bracelet, Sterling Silver, American Turquoise
Provenance: same owner since 1990
Presented here for your consideration is a stunning Native American, Zuni, cuff bracelet signed YZRZ. The signature is etched on the inside of the bracelet. Please see the photo of the inside of the bracelet with the blue line under the signature. The bracelet tests positive for Sterling Silver and is set with three large American turquoise stones. It measures 7 inches around, including the 1 1/2 inch opening, and weighs 4 oz.
The center stone measures 2 inches in length by 3/4 inch in width. The side stones measure 1 inch in length and 3/4 inch in width. Each of the 3 Turquoise cabochons measures about 8 mm in thickness. They are bezel set with hand-made blunt saw tooth and twisted rope designs. The Turquoise is a beautiful blue-green color with chocolate brown and tan matrix.
The cuff bracelet is in good condition for its age with a nice patina that has developed over time. It is clean with few signs of wear and would make a distinctive addition to any jewelry collection.
Native American, Zuni, signed cuff bracelet