Vintage Silver Multistone Navajo Inlay Yei Bi Chei Bracelet Ernest Benally 8J31V

$ 561.00 $ 660.00

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Description: This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection (i.e.-estate sale), who collected Native American Jewelry and art in the 1980’s.

This piece is a stunning example of the artistry of the Navajo silversmith. Each piece is handmade out of sterling silver.

The Yei Bi Chei (pronounced YAY-BI-CHAY  is often depicted in many Navajo art. The Yei Bi Chei is a spiritual deity of the Navajo.  The Yei Bi Chei dance is a nine day healing ceremony that takes place in winter.

****Vintage/Preowned Items are purposely not polished.          

Material: Sterling Silver, Turquoise, Coral, Mother of Pearl, Jet           

Dimensions: Inside measurement is 5-1/8" from end to end with an open gap of 1". Piece is 3/4" at its widest.             

Weight (in grams): 52.2           

Hallmark/Signature: E. Benally, Sterling, photo of Navajo Hogan (home)

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