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Bracelet question..

I have come upon a Bear Claw Torquise Bracelet that is stamped Sterling. In addition it is engraved with Julia Etsitty.

It is a beautiful piece with 5 torquise stones and measures about 2 1/2 inches across at one part of the bracelet and narrows to approx. 1 inch wide.

Question is whom is Julia Etsitty as I can not locate any info on that name. When / where was something like this made. Is this of Indian background?

Thanks much for any info.

Re: Bracelet question..

I would suggest checking your local library for books on Silver Hallmarks of the Southwest. I believe there are at least 2 rather large books that cover this field. I am not familiar with Julia Etsitty and she could well be an American Indian. Good luck in your search and get back to us with your results.

Fred

Re: Bracelet question..

Hi Dave! Not sure if you still own this bracelet. I have a gorgeous bracelet by Julia as well and have tried to find info about her. Do you happen to have a picture of the bracelet. I can send you a pic of the one I have. It would just be great to see more of her work.