The Three Stone Navajo Bracelet

One very traditional Navajo bracelet layout is the three stone bracelet.

#8 Turquoise 3 Stone Shadowbox bracelet by Navajo Wilbur Muskett

This layout is usually used when there are wonderful stones to showcase.

Vintage 3 Stone Bracelet with chisel mark E

The Three Stone layout works best if the stones match.

Vintage unsigned Royston Turquoise 3 Stone bracelet

Often the central stone is larger and the two sides stones are smaller.

Vintage unsigned 3 Stone bracelet

Sometimes the central stone is smaller and the two side stones are larger.

Vintage unsigned 3 stone bracelet

 

It is equally suitable to use the layout on a wire bracelet or a cuff.

Read about wire bracelets here – Wire Bracelets

Vintage unsigned 3 stone Bisbee turquoise bracelet on heavy 3 wire frame

 

Three stone White Buffalo Stone cuff bracelet by Joe Piaso

Read about White Buffalo Stone.

 

Vintage 3 stone bracelet with partial hallmark of P. This is a cross between a wire and a cuff bracelet. There is a heavy 4 wire framework and a solid sterling faceplate under the stones.Paula

7 thoughts on “The Three Stone Navajo Bracelet

    • If you click on the link in the article that says “Read about White Buffalo Stone” it will take you to a detailed article.
      As far as Wild Horse/Crazy Horse stone, here is information from our website
      https://www.horsekeeping.com/jewelry/stones2.htm

      Crazy Horse or Wild Horse Jasper
      Named for the color patterns, a striking combination of white with brown and tan spots, this jasper is from the Owyhee Mountain Jasper district in Oregon.

      Wild Horse Stone is mixture of magnesite and hematite found near Globe, Arizona.
      Paula

  1. I have a bracelet that I think I need help identifying if it’s authentic NA jewelry, is there a way to email you? Thanks!

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