Leather and Silver Ketoh with Turquoise by Buffalo
The Navajo bow guard called a ketoh was originally worn to protect a warriors forearm from the snap of the bowstring. Buffalo is renowned for his traditional designs using his own handmade stamps as well as repousse' motifs on sterling silver. The plate of sterling silver is leather laced onto a custom designed premium leather strap with brass stud accents and a sterling buckle. Vintage turquoise round stone. Four Directions design with scalloped border.
Artist: Buffalo Made in Santa Fe, NM
Dimensions: 9 1/2" long x 1 1/2" wide leather strap; Silver 2 3/4" x 2 1/4"
Adjustable for a 6 1/4" - 7 1/2" wrist with 5 punched holes