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No. 8 Turquoise mine Sterling cluster cuff by Gilbert Tom, Navajo



Note: This is a very similar cuff posted elsewhere on this site for $899.  Both cuffs were made at the same time, but the pictured above has ever-so-slightly larger stones that are more oval in shape.  Buy 'em both and sort it out later.  Both cuffs are collaborative pieces where the Drifter chose the stones and specified the gauge of the Sterling silver, and Navajo master silversmith Gilbert Tom took it from there.  No. 8 mine turquoise looks a lot like Dry Creek turquoise, and costs even more in most instances.  This is the "old," original No. 8 Mine turquoise from the Nevada mine that closed in the 70's—not the "new" No. 8 Mine turquoise!  This cuff has eleven nice-sized pieces.  The silver patina is Gilbert Tom's usual "old-style."  It weighs 3.6 ounces and fits a wrist circumference of 6.75-inches—which is a woman's medium.  Hallmarked "Gilbert Tom."  Always free Priority shipping within the U.S.