Authentic Native American Navajo Indian Watch Tips
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We include at no extra charge an expansion band and a timepiece with plain white face and battery (none of which are sterling silver nor Native American made).
$198 plus s/h
Paula says - "The term Watch Tips refers to the two Native American made decorative panels that connect the timepiece to the expansion band. Neither the timepiece nor the expansion band are sterling silver nor Native American made . They are included with the tips as a convenience so you can use the watch right away. They can be replaced if you so choose."
Paula says - "Fourteen beautiful spiny oyster pieces set in corn row style. Corn row is characterized by neat rows of stones having a raised profile and rounded eges. This technique is extremely attractive and it takes a talented stone worker to master it."
1" long inlaid sterling silver watch tips.
These techniques of setting stone against stone in a thick mosaic are related yet different. They are most often seen in Navajo stone work. Both methods require that each stone be rounded or beveled along its edges before being placed in the desired pattern.
Here is where the differences appear. Corn row refers to similar size pieces of stone set parallel, side by side in a neat row - the edges of each stone are usually rounded. Cobblestone refers to pieces that are fitted perpendicular or angled to each other like you'd see in a stone courtyard. Often cobblestone pieces vary in size and have beveled rather than rounded edges.