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Sterling Silver Bracelet with #8 Turquoise by Larson L. Lee

JE160163

Sterling Silver Bracelet with #8 Turquoise by Larson L. Lee JE160163
Native American Jewelry
Price: 263 USD In stock

Larson Lee (Navajo) was born in 1960 in Lukachukai, AZ on the Navajo Reservation. He is one of twelve children; he has 4 sisters and 7 brothers.

His grandfather Joe Lee was a well known silversmith and medicine man. As a small child Larson would travel across the country dancing at pow-wows with his grandfather as far away as San Francisco to Chicago.

Larson used to watch his grandfather design and create his sterling silver jewelry pieces as a child. Later when Larson went off to school, he took classes in general silver working techniques. He used brass at first to practice, he started with small pieces and worked up to larger and more intricate pieces. He inherited not only the skills and inspiration from his grandfather but his tools of the trade when he passed.

Larson has created this beautiful piece in sterling silver and adorned it with a large piece of #8 turquoise which is found in northern Nevada. Measures: 5-1/8" in circumference with a 1-1/8" opening.

Sterling Silver Bracelet with #8 Turquoise by Larson L. Lee