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Art Tafoya, Navajo - Sterling Silver
Navajo Ketoh (Bowguard)
HK Item #NBK11

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Authentic Native American sterling silver ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Art Tafoya

Authentic Native American sterling silver ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Art Tafoya

3 1/2" at front tapering to 3 1/4" at ends.

Authentic Native American sterling silver ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Art Tafoya

Supple and durable leather.

Art Tafoya, Navajo
Sterling Silver
Ketoh (Bowguard) Leather Cuff

NBK11 - $500 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 1/2" wrist but you can adjust the fit per Paula's comments above.

3 1/2" at front tapering to 3 1/4" at ends
Materials
sterling silver, Read about silver
leather
Artist
Art Tafoya, Navajo

Authentic Native American sterling silver ketoh leather cuff bowguard by Navajo artist Art Tafoya

Two additional holes to make it smaller.

 

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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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