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