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Mark Chee – Navajo Turquoise and Sterling Silver Bracelet. Believed to be circa 1950’s. Heavy turquoise silver bracelet weighs approximately 5 ounces, 2 inches inside diameter with 1 3/4 inches at the opening. Inside circumference is approximately 5 inches and the outside circumference is approximately 6 3/4 inches. This is a mid 20th century Navajo ingot silver bracelet set with seven Turquoise cabochons by master silver smith Mark Chee. The unusually thick and heavy silver cuff is a signature style of Chee’s work. Vintage item which has been previously worn. Mark Chee was a Navajo (Diné) silversmith that was born in 1914 and died in 1981. His hallmark is Chee inside of a bird figure.