# 01 Chunky Turquoise Bracelet Navajo Sterling Silver
Big and chunky Navajo bracelet. Sterling silver set with a large natural turquoise stone that measures 2 1/8" x 1 5/8". Stone is set in a plain bezel with twisted wire "rope" and lacy appliqué work.
Note: The bezel has a gap at the joint. This is not sloppy work. This was done on purpose. Many Navajo artist believe that a part of the artist's soul or spirit goes into every piece that they create. This gap is in place to let the spirit out should it want to be free.
Bracelet measures 2 1/2" wide. Interior measures 5" plus the opening of 1 1/2". Cuff is constructed of three cuffs, all carinated and joined at the terminal tip with bars.
Weight: 81 grams. Tarnished. No hallmarks. Acid tested for metal purity. C. 1935