This cuff is made with a center stone of Bisbee Turquoise. The Bisbee mine is near Bisbee, Arizona, and is one of the more popular mines in the United States.
Bisbee turquoise is famous for its deep blue color and smoky black matrix. Most of this turquoise has already been mined, and is one of the most highly collectible stones.
Stamped silver jewelry often has meaning associated with each shape in Native American jewelry.
The Whirl Wind/Symbol of the Shaman: this line that winds itself up into a square with 90 degree angles is called a Whirl Wind. It symbolizes journey. You sweep out the old and open the way for the new.
Waves/Spirals: Symbolize water and the cycles of life, renewal and Spring time.
Mountains: The small triangular shapes are mountains, representing distance. This can refer to things coming OR going from you. And also symbolizes strength.
Turquoise is a stone of protection, success and healing.
Handmade by Native American artisans.