Here is a stellar piece of old pawn Native American jewelry. This 1940’s Cerrillos Turquoise Cluster Bracelet was Navajo artisan handmade and pawned to the Fort Defiance trading post. In the 1980’s John Hartman bought out all of the vintage Turquoise jewelry, rugs, baskets and pottery from the trading post as they moved on to a new era. This piece has been in our vault and on display in the bank in Durango, Colorado ever since. This historic piece of American Indian Jewelry features fine craftsmanship and wonderful natural American Turquoise from the famous Cerrillos mine in New Mexico, USA. The piece has 6 cluster featuring 36 turquoise cabochons. All of the Turquoise most likely started out a baby blue color and has darkened and changed color over time. You will not be disappointed with the craftmenship or quality gemstone in this piece. We have not cleaned, repaired or tampered with this piece since we acquired it. There is one stone that had chipped many years ago and has since take a shine back and looks healed, it will not fall out and does not need to be repaired. Add this authentic 1940’s Cerrillos Turquoise Cluster Bracelet to your Vintage Turquoise Jewelry collection today.
The inner bracelet circumference measures 6 inches, plus an opening of 3/4 inch. The bracelet measures 15/16 inch at the widest point .
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