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Navajo J. Woolsey inlay cuff from the 1960's

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vintagelamp's loves913 of 3907Canadian 1997 - 50 cent pieces ( still in  Roll ) UncirculatedJIRI BERÁNEK - STUDIO FOUKANÉHO SKLA.
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    Posted 3 years ago

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    Another wonderful San Diego find from the mid-90's is this amazing sterling cuff with inlay bone and fossil wood from Navajo silversmith Jack Woolsey, circa 1960's. At first I thought this was ivory and desert jasper, but help from an etsy seller said mine probably was fossilized bone and wood. The inlays sit 3/16 inch at highest point without a chip or nick. My pictures are not great - it's bright silver and the inlays are from "ivory" color to a mid brown (like in pic 2) -no tarnish.

    I paid $40 - they are quite collectible now around $300.

    Hope you enjoy and any comments welcome :-)


    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 3 years ago
      I love it! Does it fit you? :-)))))
    2. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 years ago
      The inlays on this bracelet are gorgeous !
      Love it a lot ! ;)
    3. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Bonnie - my wrist is 6.25" x 1-1/8" - it fits because it hasn't been stretched out but I'm very careful when I wear it. Thanks for loving it!

      Ken - thanks yes, I love earth tone colors!

      Thanks friends for loving this cuff: beyemey, aura, kevin, mike, Hel1, Roy and Gudrun :-)
    4. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 3 years ago
      Nice! I love all those matters together!
    5. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Bonnie...I meant that it's 1-1/8" wide LOL.

      Thank you Bijou for your nice comment :-)

      Thanks friends for loving this cuff: Czechglass, Mrstyndal, Kerry and Thomas!
    6. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Ooh! I love it, the inlay work and color combo is beautiful!
      Ivory? It seems to have Schregers lines. :-)
    7. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Kyra - I thought it could be ivory too, but the etsy expert said it was bone. Maybe that's the PC diagnosis when one is trying to sell an item. But, this is pre-ban, from the 60's.

      So many nice loves and likes of this cuff: Phil, Fort, Judy, Melanie, Scott, beyemey, geode, crazy and Hunter :-)
    8. Rick55 Rick55, 3 years ago
      I love the inlay on this Valentino! Beautiful piece!
    9. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Thanks Rick - it is a very nice J.Woolsey bracelet. When I get a proper light box I'll repost my photos.
    10. SEAN68 SEAN68, 3 years ago
      id would wear that !! looks unisex!!
    11. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Yes, it is a unisex style. I'm glad you like it! Thanks.
    12. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 3 years ago
      What a wonderful bracelet! Very strong and elegant design. I love it very much!
    13. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      I really love this cuff. It is in perfect condition. As you know I prefer geometric lines (art deco, moderne themes). I love the colors too. Great to hear from you!
    14. davyd286, 3 years ago
      A great find and a bargain!
    15. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Thank you davyd286 - yes, it is a nice find.

      Thanks friends for loving this earth tone and sterling cuff from J.Woolsey: Vintagelamp, Manikin, bananapeel, karaoneke, Ivonne, Peggy and Rose :-)
    16. Morganmon21 Morganmon21, 3 years ago
      Sweet bracelet, nice find :)
    17. Alan2310 Alan2310, 3 years ago
      All the above and more, absolutely lovely, love.. love.. love it, congrats.

    18. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Thank you Morganmon21 - it is a very nice cuff by a talented artist. I am very happy to have it for awhile :-)

      Thank you Alan - yes it is a love-times-3 lovely item. I treat it with care.

    19. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      Wow, this is very awesome...unique and so on. Just gorgeous. I love it for sure too!!!
    20. shareurpassion shareurpassion, 3 years ago
      I would have never guessed that as Navajo! Great lookin out!
    21. valentino97 valentino97, 3 years ago
      Hi Share - thanks. I didn't realize it either until I researched it last month.
    22. PhilDMorris PhilDMorris, 3 years ago
      A real beaute, congrats on this find !

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