This handmade Navajo sterling silver bracelet by Earl Plummer is inlaid with Natural Kingman Turquoise. Mostly turquoise, it is accented with tiny lines of spiny oyster shell, sugiite, lapis and coral. The hand-made tension clasp is supplemented by a safety chain. This Navajo bracelet measures 7″ long by 1/4″ wide.
Earl is of the Salt Clan and Edge of the Water Clan. He was born in Gallup and lives in Thoreau, New Mexico, with his wife Jennifer and his daughter and three sons. Earl began making jewelry at age 14 after watching and learning from family members. He started with simple stamp work and has progressed to his fine sculpted inlay work of today. He has mastered cobble, mosaic, and channel inlay. He works in both silver and gold and uses natural turquoise and precious and semi-precious gemstones in his pieces, including coral, lapis, sugilite, black jade, tiger’s eye, picture jasper, malachite and more.