Nest Egg Auctions
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Spring 2023 Art, Asian, Tribal & Jewelry

Sat, May 20, 2023 01:00PM EDT
Lot 183

7 Southwest Sterling & Green Turquoise Bracelets

Estimate: $500 - $1,500

Bid Increments

Price Bid Increment
$0 $25
$500 $50
$1,000 $100
$3,000 $250
$5,000 $500
$10,000 $1,000
$30,000 $2,500
$50,000 $5,000
$100,000 $10,000
One cuff decorated with Native American iconography and a single oval cabochon inset. One decorative cuff with three oval turquoise cabochons. One of these stones leans very definitely toward the traditional color one would expect but offers a nice variety in hues. One ornate two-band cuff with five cabochons in ropelike settings. A decorative pieces of silver beadwork accompanying the center setting appears to be missing or very worn down. Oranate filigree cuff with Native American iconography and oval cabochon in ropelike setting. Decorative cuff with three cabochons, one large oval flanked by two smaller triangular cut stones. Simple three-band cuff with a hexagonal shaped stone flanked by two smaller triangular cut cabochons and set in ropelike settings. Two pieces of silver ornamentation missing from alongside the center stone. The largest piece has an interior diameter measuring approximately 2 3/8" and the smallest, 2 1/8". XRF tested to confirm silver purity. Gross weight of silver is 6.95 ozt (216.1 g). Silver on pieces exhibits patina consistent with age of items and some instances of green discoloration. Keywords: Native American, Amerindian, American Indian, Navajo, Zuni, gemstones, gem, bracelet, bracelets, fashion