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Daniel Martinez, Navajo - Sterling Silver and Turquoise
Navajo Ketoh (Bowguard)
HK Item #NBK03

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Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Daniel Martinez

Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Daniel Martinez

3" 5/8" wide at the front tapering to 2 5/8" at the ends.

Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Daniel Martinez

Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Daniel Martinez

Daniel Martinez, Navajo
Sterling Silver and Turquoise
Ketoh (Bowguard) Leather Cuff

NBK03 - $480 plus s/h       

Paula says - "Ketohs are very adjustable. You can punch more holes in the leather to make the cuff smaller and then either overlap the leather or cut off the excess. To make the cuff larger you can use the laces provide to open up the cuff or you can add longer laces if necessary.

"We use the term "wrist" when talking about size but since ketohs are so wide, they actually fit up onto the lower portion of the forearm, so you will need to take that into consideration.

Size   
Tied as shown it will fit an 8" 8" wrist but you can adjust the fit per Paula's comments above.

3 5/8" wide at the front tapering to 2 5/8" at the ends
Materials
sterling silver, Read about silver
turquoise, Read about stones
black leather
Artist
Daniel Martinez, Navajo

Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Daniel Martinez

Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Daniel Martinez

Supple and durable black leather.

 

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What is a Ketoh?

A Ketoh is a heavy wrist band used to protect an archer's arm from the snap of the bow string. Originally they were plain thick leather straps. Once silvermsithing became a part of Navajo life, ketohs began to be decorated with silver and stones, usually turquoise. Read more . . .

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