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hallmark appears both on the back of the
Paula says - "This unique bracelet has a beautiful spiny oyster stone with deep orange diagonal stripes, set perfectly in a smooth bezel. Very stylish free form cuff - extremely comfortable to wear and lovely on the wrist.
"Are you wondering why this item is not described as Native American? You can find the answer by clicking here."
Ends are slightly fish tailed for comfort.
Why isn't this item called Native American?
The US Department of the Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and its recent Amendments require that items described as Native American or Indian be made by an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Furthermore, government regulations suggest that all attributions include the Native American Indian's name, tribe and federal tribal enrollment number. Because it is impossible to identify the artist for many vintage items, even if they are authentic Indian made items, we cannot and will not use the words Native American or Indian in association with such pieces.