Turquoise Fire Opal Fine Inlay Link Bracelet Navajo Kenneth Bitsie Special Buy Final Sale NALB-09468. Turquoise and Fire Opal Contemporary design Inlay Sterling Link Bracelet by Navajo Artisan Kenneth Bitsie Native American Silver Jewelry. Incredible attention to detail, Mr. Bitsie utilizes a combination of Channel and Intarsia Inlay Jewelry Techniques in this exquisite bracelet. Although not immediately noticeable each of the seven links offer a combination of different Inlay technique and stone placement. Turquoise is a Teal Blue color with variance in shade and matrix. Fire Opal is a common term for lab created Opal used in Native American Jewelry and perfect for inlay work because of its incredible durability.
Each link is angled and measures approximately 3/4 inch in length of the setting alone (not including the connection link) by 1/4 inch in width. Inside circumference measures approximately 6 1/2 inches in total and would fit a wrist size of 6 inch or less depending on how much drape you prefer. The bracelet is completed with a box clasp of the same angled design along with a safety chain with lobster clasp.
We have provided a number of images to show the various links and some may overlap so you can gain perspective. There are a total of 7 links along with the box clasp of approximately the same size and angle.
Kenneth Bitsie at times has been part of New Mexico local jeweler, Steve Harper of Stoneweaver, select team of master inlay stone and silver artisans to execute his fine contemporary jewelry designs. This was designed by local New Mexico jewelry designer, Steve Harper owner of Stoneweaver, known for his fine contemporary Inlay with exceptional use of color and stone choices. These jewelry collections are designed once and executed by some of New Mexico's finest Native American inlay jewelry silversmiths with amazing variance so each piece is different.
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