In Native American jewelry, cluster work is an extremely laborious process due to the time and skill required by the artisan to hand-cut their gemstones. This arranged cluster cuff, it is crafted in the traditional radial design and features over fifty-eight hand-cut cabochons.
Collected near Gallup, New Mexico, this vintage piece of wearable art showcases the unmatched lapidary skills of the artist and will be an heirloom for generations.
- affiliation: Navajo
- markings: none
- materials: sterling silver and turquoise
- measurements: circumference 6 1/2", gap 1 1/3", 2" to 1" taper
- stone: 57 stones
- weight: 70 grams
- condition: excellent vintage condition
- style number: JB2128