LARRY P. TARANOFF (1925-1994) - BEAR FATHER CUFF - Hand Hammered and Carved Sterling with Heavy 18-Karat (tested) Gold Overlay & Semi-Precious Stones. Larry Taranoff was one the first to overlay his sterling silver jewelry with Gold and Semi-Precious Stones. His pieces are beautifully executed Tlingit in design. Others try to imitate his work but his work is unrivaled and well sought after. This Bracelet is a fine example of workmanship featuring a red Garnet Eye with cabochon Jade and Gold Nuggets set in the Paw (indigenous to Alaska).
Cuff weighs 40-grams - 8-3/4" Outer Circumference - Diameter 2-3/4" at its widest point.
Pristine Vintage Condition
Signed: Larry P. Taranoff - Sitka '70 - Bear Father