Navajo Number 8 Turquoise and Silver Bracelet with Stamped Designs c. 1940s.
52.2g, 1.25" bandwidth, size 6.625 to include a gap of 1.25". Number 8 turquoise is highly sought after by collectors. It was discovered in 1925 and was named Number 8, since it is an 8 on the Mohs scale of mineral hardness. Most turquoise is 4 or 5 on the Mohs scale.
Very good condition: The piece has minor cosmetic imperfections, such as minor scratches, cracks or chips in the materials, but do not detract from its overall appearance. The Turquoise and silver are in very good condition and show only minor signs of wear consistent with age or prior use.
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Acquired from a private collection in Texas.