This is a massive turquoise stone set in a heavy sterling cuff bracelet. Made by Navajo silversmith Kee Montoya. This five ribbed bracelet has beautiful stamp work on the sides on the applied silver drape that adorns each side. The bezel is surrounded on both north and south by more hand stamp work and each side of the turquoise piece has a rope work setting. The light blue turquoise rectangular stone is approximately 60mm by 36mm (2 3/8" by 1 3/8"). The turquoise has beautiful light brown matrix, just gorgeous. The top is 2 3/4" wide and tapers down to 3/4" at the tip of the ribs. The size is a 7 1/4, with the inside being 6 and the opening the 1 1/4 for a total of 7 1/4. Stamped handmade by Kee Montoya. This piece weighs a heavy 148.3 grams or 5.23 ounces. Tests sterling. The sterling has a very nice patina. Bought from a private collector.
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