This bracelet features 49 individual pieces of teardrop-shaped turquoise set in handcrafted saw tooth bezels and framed by silver rope with silver bead and quarter moon design. All the turquoise work is backed by solid silver and mounted to aheavy gauge triple split-band cuff. The main design measures 3 1/4 by 3 inches, the entire cuff is 6 10/16 inches. with a 1 3/4 opening. This would fit a larger wrist.
It is stamped Fannie Ondelacy (unverified) who is a famous Zuni silversmith. Daughter ofLee and Mary Weebothee and part of theOndelacyfamily who were well known for theircluster work design. This stunning vintage bracelet is in excellent collectible condition.
Fannie Weebothee Ondelacy (1920 - deceased; Zuni). Cluster work; pendants; collar pins. Fannie Ondelacy shared the stamps with her husband Wayne Ondelacy. Sister of Lee Weebothee.
Marks:F W O; F. W. ONDELACY; F. W. Ondelacy (script)
artist: Fannie Ondelacy
hallmarks: FANNIE ONDELACY (etched)
materials: sterling silver, turquoise
dimensions: 5 1/2" inside, 1 1/2" gap, 3" across face
weight: 74 grams
condition: nice vintage condition
stones are secure in their settings
hairline fracture in one stone, not a break
silver has a nice patina
light wear from use
style number: JB2761
All returns on jewelry subject to exchange or store credit only.
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