And please check our vintage jewelry gallery for some interesting older bracelets.

 

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A stunning contemporary tufa cast bracelet with an elegant concave shape in cross-section that makes it quite comfortable to wear. By Tim Herrera of Cochiti Pueblo. 1 7/8 inches across at the widest point. Made for a medium to small wrist. $300. (SANTA FE)

A beautiful lapis men's bracelet by Stewart Yellowhorse. Just over 1/2 inch wide it is 1/4 inch thick, with great stamp-work on the inside. Flawless work. $800. (SANTA FE)

By the exceptionally talented Robert Sorrell, the tufa cast bracelet is set with coral in a 14kt gold bezel and accented by a 14kt gold bead. On the reverse you see that the gold bead also serves as part of the bezel holding a turquoise bead....with an additional gold accent subtly placed on the lower right. 1 3/8 inches across at the widest point. $1400. (SANTA FE)

You must click on the images to see it full-size. This bracelet by Craig Agoodie is set with beautifully matched turquoise from the Royston Mine in Nevada. Pretty much a men's size as it is just over 5.75 inches with a 1.25 inch opening. $!200. (SANTA FE)

Coil bracelets by Phillip Tsosie Wonderfully flexible and adjustable the single row is 3/8 inch wide and $!20. The double row is 5/8 wide and $185. BOTH IN TUCSON.

Joseph Coriz from Kewa Pueblo does some of the most elegant overlay bracelets, He just brought these in to our Santa Fe store. 

The wide bracelet above is 1.5 inches wide. 5 3/8 with a 1 inch opening. $875. (SANTA FE)

AT RIGHT: the top bracelet is set with turquoise that he was told was from the #8 Mine, but which I think might be from elsewhere in Nevada. Regardless, a nice stone that beatifully accents this 1 1/4inch wide bracelet that was made for a medium-small wrist. $925.(SANTA FE)

The one below is the same size and 1 inch wide. $800. (SANTA FE)

All are 3 accented with 14kt gold dots and we can e-mail you additional photos that show the work on the sides of each.

The three coil is just over 7/8 inch wide and SOLD. The four coil is just over 1 inch wide and $320. And finally, the five coil is just under 1 1/4 inch wide and $390 (The four coil is in TUCSON and the other two are in SANTA FE)

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The bracelet at left was made by Kevin Yazzie for a small wrist and is just  tad over 1 inch wide. $475. The ECLIPSE bracelet by Robert Sorrel is accented by a small disk of gold, with stars in the background. Made for a medium to small wrist, it's 1 3/8b inches across at the widest point. On the reverse he has ocean motifs in overlay of starfish, bubble and fish. I'd be happy to send you a photo of that side if you are interested. $850. (BOTH IN SANTA FE)

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At top above is new work from Vernon Begaye, The top one employs hammered overlay and is set with a nice turquoise the Kingman Mine. It measures just over 5.5 inches with a 1.25 inch opening. $875. The one below is 1 3/8 inch wide and 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $400. (SANTA FE)

Yavapai-Apache jeweler Matagi Sorensen made these two bracelets. In a small ladies size, they are each $225. They each start out 3/8 inch wide and taper down toward the other end of the cuff. (SANTA FE)

Three Navajo inlay lightning bracelets, just under 1/2 inch wide. The coral and turquoise ones are $225 each while the mother of pearl one is $200. (SANTA FE)

 

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Sandcast bracelet set with turquoise from the Royston Mine in Nevada. 1 3/8 inches wide. $485.  By Gary Custer. (SANTA FE)

The sandcast bracelet at left was made by Robert Sorrell. The line at right terminates in a small coral bead. 1 3/8 inch wide. $875. The bracelet at right is a very nice heavyweight silver stampwork piece by Leonard Nez and is set with turquoise from the Royston Mine. The stone is actually darker and richer than the photo shows, due to the glare of the light. 1 1/4 inch wide and made for a small wrist. $750.

At 2 1/8 inch wide, this twist wire bracelet is a wonderful piece of work. By Philip Tsosie. $900 The inlaid bracelet was made by the late Lynol Yellowhorse. et with spiny oyster shell, turquoise variscite, sugilite and lapis.  1.5 inches wide and made for a small wrist. $875 (SANTA FE)

Three bracelets by Mildred Parkhurst. Each was made for a medium wrist and is abur 3/8 inch wide and $185. From left to right: set with turquoise from Nevada, Royston turquoise from Nevada and Bisbee turquoise from Arizona. (ALL IN SANTA FE)

Rick Manuel created the desert overlay scene bracelet at left. 1.25 inches wide, this interesting and highly-detailed bracelet was made for a medium-small wrist and is $575. Navajo jewelry artist Paulson Thomas made the bracelet at right with a star motif that floats just above the bracelet itself.. Also made for medium wrist, it is 1 inch wide and $450. (BOTH IN TUCSON)

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By Jennifer Curtis, 1 5/8 inch wide. 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $950. The square wire heavy-gauge bracelets are also $410. Beautifully, meticulously made. (ALL IN TUCSON)

Two more bracelets by Mildred Parkhurst. Each 3/8 inch wide, made for medium wrist (though we can trim them to fit a smaller wrist) The coral bracelet is $185 and in Santa Fe while the malachite-azurite one is in Tucson and $160.

Repoussé bracelet by Wanesia Spry Misquadace. 1 inch wide. 5.75 inches with a 1 inch opening. $300.  (TUCSON) A cast bracelet by Danny Romero (Yaqui), a very talented and versatile jewelry artist who is no longer working. Set with one turquoise and two pieces of spiny oyster shell. 1 7/8 inches wide. $1200. (SANTA FE)

Craig Agoodie made both of these bracelets. The one at left is set with clear turquoise from Bisbee. Just over 1 inch wide, Made for a small wrist. $525. The one at right is the same size and set with turquoise from the Carico Lake mine in Nevada. $600. (BOTH IN TUCSON)

 

This bracelet was made by the late Willie Coin Sr., Navajo. (we have a concha belt by him in our vintage gallery) Just over 1.5 inches wide. Made for a small wrist. $300 (TUCSON)

 

 

At left a new style of work from Vernon Begaye, employing hammered overlay and set with a nice turquoise the Kingman Mine. It measures just over 5.5 inches with a 1.25 inch opening. $875.(SANTA FE) Thesandcast lightning bracelet at right is by Kevin Yazzie, a young silversmith who, though new, is already making a mark for himself. 5/8 inch wide, it fits a medium wrist. $350 (TUCSON)

 

Navajo jeweler Jasper Nelson made these two heavy guard bracelets, which are made for a small wrist. You need a practiced hand and good eye to make the necessary saw cuts with a jeweler's saw and then file to keep the depths even and not cut or file too far, which would weaken the bracelet.  The result is a strikingly contemporary twist on guard bracelets. $325 each (TUCSON)

The sandcast bracelet is set with a marvelous piece of turquoise from the Royston Mine in Nevada,. Made for a medium wrist, it measures 2 3/8 inches across at the widest point. $475. (TUCSON) The sandcast bracelet at right was made by Priscilla Naswood Bahe. Set with an unusual green turquoise from Nevada, it measures 1.75 inches across at the widest point. $300. (SANTA FE)

This stunning bracelet was made a few years ago by the Navajo silversmith Jim Harrison. 1.5 inches across at the widest point. it is inlaid with black jet, turquoise, lapis mother of pearl, coral, malachite, variscite and lepidolite. $1600.

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A great bracelet by Robert Sorrell, set with a wonderful piece of natural turquoise from the Royston Mine in Nevada. 1 5/8 inches wide, it measures 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. The stone is 1.75 by 1.25 inches. $1400. (SANTA FE)