Michael Roanhorse Contemporary Sterling Silver Turquoise Cuff

Description

This architectural sterling silver cuff by Michael Roanhorse has detail accents of 18 karat yellow gold and showcases 3 blue turquoise pieces. The unique contemporary shape as well as the satin-silver and darker gray-silver finishes really make this bracelet stand out.

Michael Roanhorse is from the Navajo Reservation on the Chuska Mountains in Crystal, New Mexico. Michael learned the basics of silversmithing from his father and researched techniques to further his own expertise.

Michael Roanhorse's goal is to push the envelope of contemporary art in silver, metal, and sculpture, using the oral history of his people to influence his creative process and gives him ideas for each piece. Michael also strives to evolve his style to help create a new and modern field in contemporary art.