Split Plate Vintage Silver Indian Bracelet
Totally handmade coin silver bracelet. Hammered from an ingot, then rolled into a thick plate measuring 5 1/2" x 1 3/4" tapered to 1 1/8". Weighs over 50 grams coin silver or better. Rich patina from c1930's age. The splits are achieved with chisel driven hammer, gently spread, expertly done. Each side sports a primitive shell embossed repousse' encased by deeply stamped bear paws - genius!