Navajo Silver Box with Blue Gem Turquoise
Artist: Once Known
Dimensions: 3”L x 2 3/8”W x 1 1/8”H
Stone: Blue Gem Turquoise
As seen in the Elegant Vessels: A century of southwest silver boxes book (Page 63)
This box illustrates a diverse approach to box construction and decoration. While the earlier bow-guard format still maintains, evolving techniques and stonework have found a place in the repertoire of box creation.