Vintage Zuni Turquoise and Gold Lip Mother of Pearl Shell Channel Inlay Watch Band Cuff Bracelet of Sterling Silver. This high end watch bracelet was made in the early 1970s.
The 1 1/2" wide cuff is made of two layers of sterling silver sheet and has heavy edge decoration and twists. The center area would accommodate a watch up to 1 1/4 inch tall, with lug space up to 5/8 inch. The length is 5 7/8 inch from end to end, with a 1 3/4 inch gap. Total wearable length is 7 3/4 inches.
The bracelet was obtained from the stock of a trading post store that closed in the 1980s, but this is an earlier piece, dating from the 1970s. It is marked IHM for Indian Hand Made and acid tests as sterling silver. The bracelet weighs 84.6 grams.
METAL/MATERIAL: Sterling Silver with inlaid gold lip mother of pearl shell
HALLMARKS/HISTORY: IHM for Indian Hand Made. Trading Post permanent ink price of 750 and buyer's code of ACIFX.
CONDITION: Very Good Vintage Condition, with minor age wear and patina appropriate to age. The bracelet has never been worn, but was stored with other jewelry items, so has some very minor surface abrasions.
SIZE/MEASUREMENTS: 1 1/2 inch wide and 5 7/8 inch from end to end, with a 1 3/4 inch gap. Total wearable length is 7 3/4 inches.
WEIGHT: 84.6 grams
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