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Another of Robert's bracelets that appears simple from the outside but which hides a wealth of thought and imagery inside - hinted at by the figure on the outside who reveals a glimpse of what awaits inside. Set with coral, Sleeping Beauty and Blue Gem turquoise. 1 3/8 inch wide and made for a small ladies' wrist. SOLD (Tucson)

RSB2a

This bracelet visually recounts the story of Coyote stealing fire from Hashje Hasjin and bringing it to the hogan of First Man and First Woman. Coyote is also responsible for the disarray of the stars, hence the star moon and sun imagery. A wonderful piece. Not quite 1.5 inches wide, it measures 5 inches with 1 inch opening. (Small) $1100.

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RSBc
RSB1a
circlebracelet
RSB1b

Robert is playing with ellipses and orbits in this very contemporary bracelet. 1 1/8 inch across. (Santa Fe)

Sqmbracelet

This rhythmic bracelet by Robert hides the Navajo Milkway symbol on the inside. inches wide (Tucson)

sorellbracelet

Squash Woman is the motif Robert chose for this tapered bracelet with flaring ends. Set with a turquoise he made from a nugget of turquoise from the Sleeping Beauty Mine.1 5/8 inch wide. Small wrist size. $875 (Santa Fe)

zigzag

An elegant but understated feel to this tufa cast bracelet. 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. 1 5/8 inches wide. $1200. (Santa Fe)

zigzag2

An exciting, contemporary angular bracelet with a shooting star on the interior. SOLD (Santa Fe)

cuttlefish
cuttlefish

A bracelet cast, remarkably, from a mosaic of cuttlefish bone...a very difficult technique. With bear paw and human hand motifs. 1 3/8 inch wide. $1100. (Santa Fe)

RS1
MG4335

Buzzing with Mimbres bug designs. 1.5 inches wide. 5.25 inches with a 1 inch opening - and two more bugs inside, along with his hallmark in gold. $1200. (Santa Fe)

<<Most Navajo sandcast jewelry is very geometric, but Robert is clearly not your average Navajo silversmith. This sinuous sandcast bracelet is 1.25" wide and was made for a small ladies wrist (5.5 with a 1" opening). $1200. (Santa Fe)

serpent

A men's size (6.25 inches with a 1.25 inch opening) bracelet with a snake motif. As you can see from the second photo, however, he has notched one end, suggesting images of a rattlesnake. 1 3/8 inches wide. SOLD (Santa Fe)