Navajo pieces are can often be characterized by the strict use of Sterling Silver without stones. These pieces are generally hand-stamped or sand cast with the use of oxidized silver to accent a design by amplifying depth.
Bracelet features a hand-stamped Classic Western design, with notched edges and a triangular pattern throughout. This technique involves using metal stamps to imprint and ink the Silver adding dimension and depth to their design. The parallels in this design are both striking and easy on the eye and the precise finish displays that of an experienced Silversmith.
The wearer of this bracelet makes a bold, contemporary statement as well as staying true to South Western tradition and heritage.
Indeed, Leonard Maloney is a well know Navajo Silversmith who is renowned for his hand stamped and ingot designs. Leonard's hallmark reads 'MALONEY' as can be seen on this Bracelet inside of the cuff. 7/8" wide.