This Native American sterling silver demi parure was hand made by Navajo silversmith Thomas Charley and consists of a cuff bracelet, a pair of hoop earrings and a large brooch. The set features Charley's distinctive "water bead" design motif which incorporates domed sterling silver bars bordered by thick wires twisted into a linear rope shape. The design elements are set into a polished sterling frame.
The demi parure is in very good condition with no damage or repairs. The back of all of the pieces bear the artisan's hallmark reading "TC" for Thomas Charley and "STERLING". The cuff bears an additional hand written mark reading "#1283". The measurements of the pieces are as follows:
2.5" by 1.5"
0.25" thick excluding the pin closure
2.75" edge to edge and 2.125" from the front of the cuff to the back edge
6.25" interior measurement
0.5" as measured from the furthest part of the front edge to where the post begins
The set weighs in at 101 grams.
This signed Navajo Thomas Charley sterling silver demi parure displays beautifully and would make a great gift, or may be just what you have been looking for to add to your own jewelry wardrobe. A striking set!
Vintage Thomas Charley Sterling Silver Water Bead Cuff Bracelet, Hoop Earrings and Brooch