At 95 years old, silversmith Mary Morgan is still a master in her craft. This outstanding cuff features her intricate stonework inlay and merges various types of turquoise, spiny oyster, lapis and jet into a blanket-inspired pattern. A simple cuff of heavy silver makes this piece recognizable and very substantial.
Master silversmith Mary Morgan is one of the oldest Navajo artists at 90 plus years old. Born in 1923, she has been silversmithing for over 60 years and is a master in her craft. Mary’s work is recognized for its high quality and significant presence. She is a celebrity among other Navajo silversmiths.
- artist: Mary Morgan
- affiliation: Navajo
- markings: M
- materials: sterling silver, assorted turquoise, spiny oyster, lapis, jet
- measurement: circumference 7", gap 1 1/4", width 1 1/2"
- weight: 111 grams
- photo credit: Pinterest
- style number: JB2136