Originally worn to protect a warrior's wrist from the snap of a bowstring, the traditional ketoh, or bow guard, gets beautifully reinvented by Southwestern artist,Buffalo. Featuring classic Navajo stamp work and beautiful scalloped edges, our Earth Spirit Ketoh bracelet gets detailed even on the back buckle with a bold arrow design.
ketoh pronounced: GAY-toh
This vintage Navajo ketoh features a large sterling silver plaque with traditional bump out and stampwork, centered by a large asymmetrical stone of turquoise with brown matrixing, and is accented by four smaller turquoise corner stones. The plaque is affixed to a leather band with rawhide strap ties.
- affiliation: Navajo
- materials: sterling silver, turquoise, leather, rawhide
- dimensions: flat- 4" x 9 3/4"
- closure: rawhide tie back
- weight: 119 grams
- condition: excellent vintage condition with light oxidation and wear
- style number: JB2601