Artist/Source: Wydell Billie, Navajo - New Mexico
Description: I really like Wydell's work. He has a signature Sterling silver coil perimeter that delivers a classy look. It's probably not fair to characterize it this way but I look at him as Wil Vandever on a budget. (Check out Wil's work elsewhere on my site).
Wydell doesn't do any fancy stamping or decorative silver work beyond the well executed coils and some saw work but it is always clean. He uses stabilized turquoise which makes the pieces accessible to those of us who don't have Donald Trump's bank account!
I have picked up a lot of his bracelets in varying price ranges - check them out, it's really nice work.
Metal: Sterling Silver
Stones or Other Materials: Kingman Turquoise (stabilized)
Total Bracelet Size: 6-1/2" - (Medium)
Inside Measurement (Metal Only): 5-1/4"
Bracelet Opening (Gap): 1-1/4"
Adjustable: Quite a bit - This bracelet will be a better fit on an oval wrist
Bracelet Top Dimensions -Cabochon + Silver Perimeter): 1-1/4"H x 1"W
Weight: .7oz/19g/.0419 lbs
Signed: Rydell Billie
Repeatable Design: Similar, subject to availability but each piece is driven by the stone
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