Ric Charlie is a big name in Native jewelry, and this flawless bracelet is an example of why his exalted reputation is well deserved.
Tufa-cast silver has been fashioned into a finely textured cuff, decorated with polished bands of heavier texture.
The skillfully managed design of beautifully tapered, glittering bands, against the darkened background, is supremely elegant.
Floating majestically over the center, a superb, natural Bisbee turquoise.
Bisbee is one of the most coveted of all turquoise, known for its glowing blue depths.
Aside from gorgeously modulated color, this stone is supremely hard, so it could be cut into these precise angles without crumbling.
Color, hardness, and provenance, all come together to make this turquoise a valuable gemstone.
Add the artistic flair of the design, the meticulously fabricated silver that surrounds the stone,
With the general, highest quality of all materials and workmanship, you have a piece by a vaunted artist that is heirloom quality, and will be for generations.