Vintage Silver Bracelet by Yazzie Johnson
Here's where it all started - the iconic jewelry of Gail Bird & Yazzie Johnson. This is an early cuff bracelet of silver by Navajo jeweler Yazzie Johnson. Ornamented with vertical and horizontal lines, the bracelet is plain, simple and elegant.
It comes from the private collection of Martha Hopkins Struever, Native American art dealer and close friend of Gail Bird & Yazzie Johnson.
The rare piece measures 5 1/2" inside x 7/8" opening and 5/8" wide. It is hallmarked on the inside.
For further reading, check out Shared Images: The Innovative Jewelry of Yazzie Johnson and Gail Bird.