Authentic Vintage Native American Split Shank Bracelet

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Horsekeeping LLC Native American Pawn Vintage 1930s
Sterling Silver Split Shank Bracelet
HK Item #BP249

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Authentic Vintage Native American Sterling Silver split shank Jasper Bracelet

Condition
Vintage from the 1930s, Pre-owned, like new, stone is tight with no cracks, chips, or scratches; shape of band is smooth and symmetrical; see photos for patina
Materials
Sterling silver, Read about silver
Jasper or petrified wood, Read about stones
Size
6 1/2" total inside circumference and approximate wrist size. See diagram below.

1 7/8" tall at the front, 3/8" at the ends
Weight
44 grams
Hallmark
none
Artist

Authentic Vintage Native American Sterling Silver split shank Jasper Bracelet

Authentic Vintage Native American Sterling Silver split shank Jasper Bracelet

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We leave the natural patina on our pawn jewelry because many of our customers like the old "" appearance. If you'd like to clean up your silver jewerly, new or old, check out our handy silver cleaning and polishing cloth.

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Vintage 1930s
Sterling Silver Split Shank Bracelet

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Paula says - "A split shank bracelet is made by splitting the center portion of a solid metal strip (shank) with a saw, chisel or other tool to open it and make it wider. This makes a larger base to attach decorative elements and also makes the bracelet cooler to wear. Read more . . .

"This colorful stone is likely either jasper or petrified wood. Read more . . . "

"This bracelet is from an estate collection that had notes written on numerous stickers attached to the items. Some of the stickers appeared to be the first adhesive tape made, disintegrating from age but still yielding precious information. The dates we list for these items are from the notes written on those stickers along with our own estimation of age."

Authentic Vintage Native American Sterling Silver split shank Jasper Bracelet

Stone is tight in a handmade smooth bezel and has no cracks or chips. Sterling silver raindrop border and fully stamped band.

Authentic Vintage Native American Sterling Silver split shank Jasper Bracelet

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Patina
A dark or colored film of oxidation that forms naturally on metal exposure to air and other elements. It is often valued for its aesthetically pleasing appearance. All items in our Vintage Shop have some patina, even .
Vintage
30 years or older.
NOS
New Old Stock. Made at least 20 years ago but never used.
Pre-owned
An item that has been used.

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Horsekeeping LLC Native American PawnThe Butterfly Collection

A couple from Minnesota, escaping the cold weather, spent over 30 winters in Green Valley, Arizona. The wife, an architect, loved the jewelry of the southwest American Indians and had a passion for specific vintage pieces which she collected extensively: vintage cluster bracelets, row bracelets, petrified wood and picture jasper bracelets, Fred Harvey era items and beautiful butterfly pins. She had many very old butterfly pins, so we just had to use a butterfly for the collection name and logo.

 


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Some vintage Native American jewelry features beautiful “stones” that almost seem to show a scene or tell a story.
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Split Shank, Pretty Girl, and Wire Bracelets

All three of these types of bracelets – split shank, Pretty Girl, and wire bracelets, are traditional and Zuni bracelet forms and all are open and airy making for comfortable summer wearing. The open spaces allow for ventilation, thus making the bracelets more comfortable to wear in hot and humid weather.
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