Single Stone Bracelet with Oval Petrified Wood Setting

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Artist Unknown
  • Category: Bracelets
  • Origin: Diné - Navajo Nation
  • Medium: Sterling Silver, Petrified Wood
  • Size: 5-¼” end to end, 1” opening: 1-½” wide
  • Item # C4103.30
  • Price: $475.00

This 1960s bracelet features a lovely oval cabochon of petrified wood set in a handmade bezel which is attached to a platform that is accentuated with small silver spirals and drops. On either side of the center platform are two stamped fan-shaped sections which are set on a shank of three silver bands. The Diné - bracelet is unsigned and was made in the 1960s.


Condition: The Single Stone Bracelet with Oval Petrified Wood Setting is in excellent condition.

Provenance: From a Colorado Southwest Indian Jewelry collection

Recommended Reading: The Beauty of Navajo Jewelry by Theda Bassman

Note: when we say Diné, as opposed to Navaho or Navajo, we are referring to the people and not the government.  Since 1969, their government refers to itself as the Navajo Nation.

Alternate side view of this bracelet.

Artist Unknown
  • Category: Bracelets
  • Origin: Diné - Navajo Nation
  • Medium: Sterling Silver, Petrified Wood
  • Size: 5-¼” end to end, 1” opening: 1-½” wide
  • Item # C4103.30
  • Price: $475.00

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