Reimagined Components: A genuine buffalo nickel hand-drilled and attached to a sturdy stainless steel curb chain. Bracelet comes as 7" but can be made to any length. Please leave the desired length in the checkout notes. *Coins will vary slightly in appearance as they are genuine and have slight differences in wear.
Components Found in: Manhattan Beach CA
Minted 1913 to 1938. Sculptor James Earle Fraser was commissioned to beautify the US nickel. The result was a stunning depiction of an American bison, a symbol of strength, courage, prosperity, challenge, and survival. The obverse side depicts the profile of a South Western Native American Cheif. It is believed that three different American Indians sat for Fraser while creating his designs. Two were named by Fraser before his death, Chief Iron Tail of the Lakota Sioux and Chief Two Moons of the Cheyenne. He could not recall the name of the third person...
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