Arizona Treasure: Authentic Southwestern Art & Jewelry
Since 1950, the original Gilbert Ortega Gallery has been providing Arizona visitors with unique treasures that possess authentic southwestern artisanship. From natural art objects to handcrafted jewelry and Navajo tapestries, Gilbert Ortega Gallery upholds strict standards, ensuring the integrity, quality and design of each piece.
Gilbert Ortega Jr. carries on the legacy as the fifth generation in his family to operate this nationally recognized gallery. Gilbert carefully examines each piece he buys, measuring excellence and authenticity.
“The significance of the art goes beyond the item itself. We recognize that each piece also represents a spiritual expression of the culture it came from,” Gilbert says.
Walking into the 10,000 square foot gallery, will surely awaken a deep appreciation towards Native and Southwestern cultural achievements. An impressive array of beautiful art surrounds you: vintage/ contemporary handmade jewelry, hand-woven Navajo rugs in eye-catching designs, unique hand crafted furniture and home decor, exquisitely hand-carved Hopi kachinas, beautiful Pueblo pottery, Navajo sand painting, natural artwork extracted from Mother Earth, and a variety of so much more.
Gilbert Ortega Jr. and the friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the broad range of creations you’ll encounter, and help you find the perfect memento of your time in Arizona. As you roam around and enjoy the beautiful handiwork of hundreds of native artisans, the staff is readily available to provide the background and significance of each piece, eager to share "what we have spent a lifetime learning."
Gilbert Ortega Gallery
3925 N Scottsdale Rd., Scottsdale AZ 85251 (480) 990-1808