Vintage Native American Sterling Silver Cobblestone Bracelet

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Vintage Gilbert Ortega Navajo Sterling Silver
Cobblestone Cuff Bracelet
HK Item #BST449

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Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Paula says - "This asymmetric cuff with beautiful glistening mother of pearl and turquoise cobblestones is from the original Gilbert Ortega store in the early 1970s. There is one small chip off the corner of one piece of turquoise as shown in the close-up in the photo at the bottom of this page. What a piece of history."

Size   
6" total inside circumference including gap
1 1/4" gap between ends
1 7/8" wide at one end
1 1/4" wide at the other end
Approximately 1 1/2" wide at the front
Materials
Sterling Silver, Read about silver
Turquoise, mother of pearl, olive shell heishi
Read about stones
Weight
93 grams
Hallmarks
Hallmark is a figure like a peyote bird.
Sticker inside also has the hallmark and "g o" (see photo below)
This is the hallmark from the Gilbert Ortega Indian Arts store from the 1970s.
Artist
Gilbert Ortega Indian Arts, Navajo

Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Original sticker inside says
"Indian Handmade Sterling. Do Not Bend".

Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Gilbert Ortega Enterprises

Gilbert Ortega Enterprises has been in operation for over 50 years. Gilbert Ortega Sr. began the family business at 3306 E. Hiway 66 in Gallup, New Mexico. It was called Gilbert Ortega's Indian Arts. In later years, many stores were added in Scottsdale, Arizona and elsewhere.

Gilbert Ortega Sr. passed away in 2003. This bracelet is from the early days when Gilbert Ortega Sr. was just starting to build his empire.

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Navajo Sterling Silver
Turquoise and Mother of Pearl
Cobblestone Cuff Bracelet

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Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Very thick sterling silver cuff. Bordered by olive shell heishi along one edge and both ends.

Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

Navajo Sterling Silver Cobblestone bracelet native american

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