Persian Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bracelet by Albert Jake (#70)

Persian Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bracelet by Albert Jake
Persian Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bracelet by Albert Jake
Persian Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bracelet by Albert Jake

Persian Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bracelet by Albert Jake (#70)

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5 1/4" with 1 3/8" opening

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Albert Jake continues to impress us with his highly honed skills in the art of working silver. The simple beauty of this sterling silver and turquoise bracelet perfectly sets off the natural elegance of this super-hard, gem-grade Persian turquoise. On close inspection, we see the richness of color in these marvelously matched cabochons. The contrasting dark matrix patterns are pleasing to the eye and allow for a vibrant, overall appeal. This bracelet is built to last, it shows up nicely and has a comfortable fit. On the whole, this cuff and accompanying suite of turquoise is a highly attractive example of Native American craftsmanship and imported precious stones.


About the artist:

Since 1959, Albert Jake has made his home in the beautiful country located about forty miles south of Gallup, New Mexico.  He was born at Zuni Pueblo and has resided in the village of Ramah for many years.  Albert’s parent taught him the many steps to fine Navajo silverwork which includes both cluster jewelry as well as beautiful stones in classic Navajo settings.

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Precious Stones
Turquoise; Precious stones have symbolic implications. For example, turquoise if a "collective term for all the precious stones, wealth, or mixed offerings. Good fortune is attributed to this stone." Both white shell and turquoise are emphasized in Kinaalda? More about this legend

Silversmith Work

When and how the Navajo acquired the art of working metals is unknown but there are reasons for supposing that it was introduced among them, or at least more developed and improved upon by them, since the time they have occupied their present country?

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