SS "Yei" Cuff by Benjamin Piaso

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SS  Yei  Cuff by Benjamin Piaso
Sterling silver "Yei" cuff by Navajo artist Benjamin Piaso. The Navajo Yei comes from the word "spirit" and means "terrible, but benevolent one"-the Yei are considered to be intermediaries between the spirit world and humans. This cuff shows two Yei depictions stamped into sterling silver. The cuff is hallmarked with "B" which is the hallmark for Benjamin Piaso. Benjamin Piaso was born in Albuquerque, NM, in 1964. He was taught his art by his father and started making his own jewelry at the age of 20. In 2006, he won an award for his work at the New Mexico State Fair. Also marked "Sterling".