A classic vintage Native American sterling & turquoise cuff bracelet made by Bell Trading Company* of Albuquerque, New Mexico.
The bracelet has a beautiful bezel set turquoise framed with a gracefully carved wire design.
The split band front has three strands all embellished with stamped symbols and a sculptural applique design.
The rest of the bracelet is covered with stamped symbols, the stamping is crisp and clear, perfectly placed around the sides and back.
Very well made and in excellent condition, no damage and minimal wear, beautiful unpolished patina. It can be polished if that is the preferred look.
The front measures 7/8" and tapers to 3/8" in the back, the inside circumference is 6.25" including the 1" opening, the beautiful untreated turquoise measures 18mm by 8mm.
Total weight is 17.5 grams, it is marked sterling inside with an arrow sign post with a bell sign hanging from it, the logo for Bell Trading Company.
Marked inside with an arrow sign post with a bell sign hanging from it, the logo for Bell Trading Company.
A really nice quality vintage Native American sterling and turquoise cuff bracelet c1950s.
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*The Bell Trading Company was founded in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1935 by Jack Michelson and his wife Mildred. They sold Native American Indian jewelry at various tourist locations in the southwestern United States until the late 1980s.