Created with sterling silver and natural Sleeping Beauty turquoise, this Native American cuff bracelet is made by Zuni artist, Robert and Bernice Leekya. The pattern that the turquoise is in is commonly called petty-point or cluster-design bracelet. Robert and Bernice Leekya have been making these designs for the last 40+ years.
Please note that the bracelet is a little off center, but not much.
Zuni is a Native American tribe that is located in New Mexico. They are known for the intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills.
This piece is Zuni handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones. Zuni is a Native American tribe that is located in New Mexico. The Zuni silversmiths are known for the intricate inlay work, and very fine lapidary skills. This piece is a stunning example of the intricate lapidary skills that the Zunis are known for, as each stone is individually cut, polished and inlayed.
Material: Sterling Silver, Turquoise
Dimensions: This bracelet measures 5-1/2" from end to end, with an opening that measures 1-3/8". It is 2-1/2 inches wide.
Weight (in grams): 94.5
Hallmark/Signature: RLB, Sterling