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Green Fox Mine Turquoise on Silver Cuff

Alice Benally

About The Green Fox Mine Turquoise on Silver Cuff

Sterling silver mill-rolled sheet and drawn wire was used to fabricate the bracelet and setting for a large natural green turquoise nugget from the Fox mine in Nevada.  

Simple line stamping using two different curved stamps, creates the detail on the repousse leaf forms framing the setting and the solid sheeting covering the front of the cuff shank.

Eye-catching stone measures 1 13/16" height X 15/16" width.

BuyAffordableArt.com Price $385.00

Gallery Price $450.00

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Sterling silver mill-rolled sheet and drawn wire was used to fabricate the bracelet and setting for a large natural green turquoise nugget from the Fox mine in Nevada.  

Simple line stamping using two different curved stamps, creates the detail on the repousse leaf forms framing the setting and the solid sheeting covering the front of the cuff shank.

Eye-catching stone measures 1 13/16" height X 15/16" width.

About the Artist Alice Benally is a Navajo 20th century jeweler who became active making jewelry in the 1970's.  A New Mexico resident, her work has been offered through Wright's Indian Art in Albuquerque.

Alice Benally is cited in Gregory Schaaf's book American Indian Jewelry II:  A-L 1,800 Artist Biographies.
Medium Sterling silver and natural turquoise
Troy ounces 2.66 troy ounces
Size Opening is 5 1/2" end to end with a 1 1/4" opening. Cuff measures 2 1/2" height at center, tapering to 9/16" at each end
Signed "A. Benally" stamped inside
Date of creation Circa 1970's
Condition Excellent
Turquoise Natural Fox mine turquoise
Provenance Ke And
Gram weight 82.5 grams