Tapered Silver Cuff with Turquoise
Sterling Silver Polished Tapered Cuff with Royston Turquoise by Artie Yellowhorse and Daughters. The 1 1/8″ x 3/4″ oval stone has a rope and bead trim. The measurement for the cuff is 5 1/2″x 3/4″ and has a 7/8″ opening.
Royston Turquoise comes from the Royston mining district located near Tonapah, Nevada. “Royston Turquoise,” originally consisted of four old Turquoise claims: Bunker Hill, Easter Blue, Oscar Wehrend, and Royal Blue. Lynn Otteson moved to Tonopah to mine Royston Turquoise in 1958 and the family has been Turquoise Minors since. Royston Turquoise in known world wide for having a wide range of Turquoise colors from a beautiful soft blue to emerald greens. The color of Royston Turquoise often runs together in the same rock which creates some of the most spectacular Turquoise stones on earth.
Native American Artists: Artie Yellowhorse, Desiree Yellowhorse & Lei Lani Yellowhorse
Families have been known to bond in many ways. For the Yellowhorse family, fine jewelry design is the common denominator. The influences of the Navajo culture are readily apparent in this beautiful, wearable art, which evolved from generations of artistic talent. Artie Yellowhorse resides in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her daughters Desiree and Lei Lani are involved in the creation and design of Artie’s jewelry.
Desiree has become an accomplished jewelry designer and is well known for her exquisite, one-of-a-kind “Tahy” necklaces, named in honor of her Grandmother. Anna Tahy. Lei Lani specializes in making handmade silver beads, and works with Artie in marketing and public relations.
Artie hopes that the Yellowhorse designs of today live on to inspire the young artists of tomorrow, continuing the tradition of simplicity of design in elegant jewelry.