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Peterson Johnson - Navajo Sterling Silver
Natural Pilot Mountain Turquoise Bracelet
HK Item #NBT654

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Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Pilot Mountain Turquoise Bracelet by Navajo Peterson Johnson

Materials
Pilot Mountain turquoise, Read about stones
sterling Silver, Read about silver
Size
6 3/4" total inside circumference (includes 1 1/8" gap) and approximate wrist size. See diagram below.
Can be adjusted 1/4" larger or smaller
2 3
/8" tall at front, 5/8" at ends
Weight
61 grams
Hallmarks
stamped: PETERSON JOHNSON NAVAJO STERLING, over a curved arrow
Artist
Peterson Johnson, Navajo

Authentic Native American sterling silver and turquoise pendant by Navajo artist Peterson Johnson

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Pilot Mountain Turquoise Bracelet by Navajo Peterson Johnson

Bracelet measurements

Peterson Johnson - Navajo
Sterling Silver
Natural Pilot Mountain Turquoise
Bracelet - size 6 3/4

NBT654 - $725 plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

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Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Pilot Mountain Turquoise Bracelet by Navajo Peterson Johnson

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Pilot Mountain Turquoise Bracelet by Navajo Peterson Johnson

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver Pilot Mountain Turquoise Bracelet by Navajo Peterson Johnson

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Pilot Mountain Turquoise

The Pilot Mountain mine in Esmeralda County, Nevada, produces deep blue and green stones with dark brown, reddish or black matrices. One stone can show color graduations from light blue to dark green, which makes this turquoise very collectible. Pilot Mountain turquoise is very hard and takes a high polish.

Split Shank, Pretty Girl, and Wire Bracelets

All three of these types of bracelets split shank, Pretty Girl, a25nd wire bracelets, are traditional Navajo and Zuni bracelet forms and all are open and airy making for comfortable summer wearing. The open spaces allow for ventilation, thus making the bracelets more comfortable to wear in hot and humid weather. Read more . . .

About the Artist Peterson Johnson

is a self-taught artist who has won numerous awards throughout the Southwest and whose work is sought by collectors around the world. He was born in 1956 and began creating silverwork in 1976. He is very well known for his traditional Navajo jewelry, which shows meticulous workmanship and has a distinctive Peterson flair.

Peterson is known among fellow artists as "the machine" because he is SO meticulous in every detail of his work. The box clasps on his bracelet watches, for example, are finely tuned works of art. All of his jewelry is crafted with skill and precision to last a lifetime and be passed along to many generations.

Peterson and his wife Alyce live in Gallup, New Mexico and travel to art fairs and pow wows year round throughout the USA displaying Peterson's silver work and Alyce's beadwork.

 

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