Traditional Tufa Cast Coin Silver Bracelet with Natural Royston Turquoise

This bracelet starts out as pre-1964 silver quarters that are melted down and poured into a mold carved out of tufa stone. The ingot bar is then hammered into the desired shape and size, hand stamped and filed and then shaped by hammering over a steel mandril. The last step involves setting the turquoise stone into the bezel that is soldered to the bracelet after shaping. 

This piece was created by Armando Apolinar, a native Arizonan.


  • Small-Medium (5.25")
  • 3/8" tapered 1/4" wide
  • Gap 1"