On our website we offer a cross-section of our extensive inventory. Please let us know if you do not find what you are looking for. Additionally, several of the jewelry artists we work with will create custom work for you.
Two earrings by Martha and Gene Jackson, set with Morenci turquoise. The dangle earrings are 1 inch long not including the wire and the post earrings at right are 1 by .75 inches. Each is $200 and they will be in our Santa Fe store by late Sunday. We also received a couple pair of clip earrings - we'll send photos if you ask.
Some beautiful necklaces we just received (12/13) from Richard Aguilar (Choctaw-Kewa). Both my dad and I used to buy work from Richard's father, Benny Aguilar, who earned many awards for his fine work - as has Richard.
A 21.5 inch long serpentine and jet necklace with 1.5 inch extender. $1100. (TUCSON)
A jet and turquoise five-strand necklace 18.5 inches long. $500 (TUCSON
Above is a detail from the necklace at right, made of turquoise and ironwood...a very unusual piece. 10 strands, it is 18 inches long with a 2 inch extender. $800. (TUCSON)
Above, a pipestone and turquoise necklace. 19 inches long. $300. (TUCSON)
At left is a necklace of jet, turquoise and mother of pearl - 19 inches long. $300. (TUCSON)
A wonderful example of the skill and artistry of Lorraine Weebothee. Very much a continuation of the work of the Ondelacy and Quam families (her mother is Alice Ondelacy Quam) A substantial necklace, the naja measures 4.5 by 3.75 inches and the blossoms are2 1/8 inch long. The necklace evidently broke at some point and beads were lost and the ends are finished with fluted beads and topped with bench beads. $3600 (TUCSON)
Some nice long earrings for the upcoming holiday season. Left to right: track earrings by Frances Jones, 2 inches long and $125. Fabric textured earrings by Steve Yellowhorse, 2.25 inches long and $180. Cast earrings by Matagi Sorensen, 2 inches long and $125. (ALL IN TUCSON - and the lengths do not include the wires)
Navajo artist Roland Brady has worked in movies for years near his home in Monument Valley. Over time, he has incorporated that experience into his work. This pendant, sterling with copper and 14kt gold is a classic example of that. Please read the script and then the haiku that accompany this piece. 3 inches long and 1.5 inches wide. $1800. (SANTA FE)
A nice old style pin-pendant butterfly by Eldred Martinez of Zuni. 2.5 by 1 7/8 inches. $210.
Hopi maiden earrings with faceted turquoise, by Howard Sice (Laguna-Hopi). 1 1/8 inches long. $95. (TUCSON)
Coral and turquoise earrings, 1.75 inches long.$220.(TUCSON)
Joseph Coriz of Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo Pueblo) made both the pendant (1 1/8 inches across $240) and the earrings (1 7/8 inch drop length- $350) Both are accented with 14kt gold drop which unfortunately do not show well in the photos. (SANTA FE)
A turtle pendant by Joseph Coriz (see his bracelets and buckle in the other jewelry galleries) it's just over 2 inches long with a shooting star. and accent with a 14kt gold moon (whichregretably does not show well in this photo) $400.
A Zuni sunface pin-pendant by Benji and Shirley Tzuni. 2.5 inches across and 3.5 inches long. $400.
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The concha style openwork cast earrings at left were made by Alvin Thompson and are a tad under 1 inch in diameter. $52 The elegant long sandcast earrings in the middle were made by Lorenzo Shirley and are 2 1/8 inch long. $100. The hand motif sandcast earrings at far right are by Robert Sorrell and just under 1.75 inches long. $220. (ALL IN SANTA FE)
Hopi overlay earrings by Anderson Koinva. The cloud motif earrings at left are 1 3/8 inches long and $125. The earrings at right have the Hopi friendship symbol for their design and are 1.25 inches long and $110. (BOTH IN TUCSON)
At left is a desert thunder storm pendant by Tohono O'odham silversmith done in a triple overlay by Rick Manuel. 2 inches by 1 inch. $240. The sandcast seahorse pendant is by Robert Sorrell. 2.75 inches long. SOLD. (BOTH IN SANTA FE)
An overlay panel style choker set with coral by Everett and Mary Teller. I have had the privilege of handling their work for roughly 30 years and they were silversmithing before then. (SANTA FE)
Allison Manuelito makes some very nice (and reasonably priced) cast pin/pendants. The kokopelli on the motorcycle is 2 1/8 inch long and $56. The galloping horse with raincloud and lightning symbols is 2.75 inches long and $52. (SANTA FE and TUCSON)
Diana Othole made this necklace and earring set, The inlaid necklace portion is 3 by just under 1 inch. The earrings are 1.5 inches long. $190. (ON ITS WAY TO TUCSON)
A very fine lapis necklace by Ed and Jennie Vicenti of Zuni. A retired nurse and IBM engineer, they have been making jewelry for nearly 40 years. This lapis necklace is a superb example of the skills. Made about twenty five years ago. $2400. (SANTA FE)
A gorgeous pair of 14 kt gold earrings by Cheyenne-Arapaphoe jeweler, Victoria Adams. Her other name is “He On E Va,” which means “Woman Who Lights the Pipe.”Set with top quality sugilite turquoise. and accented by a diamond in the center of each. 1/5/8 inches long. $3800 (SANTA FE) The natural turquoise mosaic earrings with a spiny oyster shell center are backed with gold mother of pearl. 14kt gold wires and earring hooks. 1.5 by 1+ inches. $480 (TUCSON)
Navajo sandcast jewelry artist Gary Custer brought these into our Santa Fe shop. The plain one is 2.5 inches tall. $110. The one set with natural turquoise from Nevada is 1 7/8inches tall and $120.
The turquoise and coral earings by Priscilla Aguilar of Kewa Pueblo are backed with pipestone, They measure approximately 1,25 by 1 inch and are $220. Wonderful earrings by Rolanda Haloo: the pink coral and lapis dragonfly maiden earrings are 1 inch long and 1.25 inches across. $190. (SANTA FE)
The coral pin pendant was made by Arlita Lahi of Zuni. 1.5 inches across. $135 (TUCSON) Sandcast earrings accented by turquoise, made by Mildred Kee Parkhurst. 1 inch across. $60. (SANTA FE)
The mother-of-pearl and jet inlaid Rainbow dancer pin/pendant is by Fadrian and Vivica Bowannie of Zuni. 2 1/8 by 1 1/2 inches. $240 .(SANTA FE) Along pair of turquoise earrings by Joe Pacheco from Kewa Pueblo (Santo Domingo Pueblo) 3.75 inches long. $150 (TUCSON - but we also have his work in our Santa Fe shop)
Both of these needlepoint pin-pendants were made by Iva Booqua. The one at left is 1.5 inches across and $84. The one at right is 1.75 inches across and $150. (BOTH IN TUCSON)
One of Mary Tom's classic square bead necklaces. 18 inches long. $485 We have one in Tucson - along with a round bead version in both locations.
At left are two old style (read: oxidized for an older patina) necklaces by Ben Haley, who comes from a family of many talented women beadmakers. He npw has his own hallmark, which appears on the top half of one or even two beads on each necklace. The one at left is 17 inches long and SOLD. The other is 28 inches long and $400 (SANTA FE)
Steve Yellowhorse this pair of earrings at left. Each side is accented by a small piece of Sleeping Beauty turquoise at the bottom. 3 3/8 inches long. SOLD
The turquoise and pen shell mosaic earrings are pipestone on the reverse and were made by Priscilla Aguilar who also brought her two grand-daughters in to introduce them - the oldest of whom is learning mosaic work from her. 1.5 inches long. $165. (BOTH IN SANTA FE)
A beautiful pair of spiderweb turquoise mosaic earrings by Abraham Begay. 1 1/8 inches in length and $300. (TUCSON) The stunning pair at right were made by Olivia Whitethorne and are set with various shades of coral, along with turquoise and charoite. 1.25 inches long $375. (SANTA FE)
The sandcast pendant with chisel work at left is by Fidel Bahe, one of the master silversmiths still working today. 2.5 inches long. $220. (TUCSON) The sandcast pendant is by Robert Sorrell, another outstanding jewelry artist. It was inspired by a lithograph by the late Charles Loloma of A Kwikwilyaqa or Mocking katsina. 3 3/8 inch long. $600. (SANTA FE)
turquoise flush cluster pin-pendant 2 inches across, by Fadrian and Vivica Bowannie. $300. The snowflake turquoise pin-pendant at right is by Vera Halusewa and 2.25 inches across.SOLD (BOTH IN TUCSON)
Everett and Mary Teller created this choker with a coral set on the nazha, which measures 2 by 1.75 inches. $900. (SANTA FE)
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A beautiful bird and flower pin-pendant by Ruddell and Nancy Laconsello. 1.5 inches across. $240. (TUCSON) The Picasso marble hawk pendant, with accents of black marble, shell and coral is by Rolanda Haloo. 1 7/8 inches long. SOLD. (SANTA FE)
Amy Peynetsa made the earrings at left, which are 2.25 inches long and 1 1.8 inch across. $225. The earrings at right dangle an impressive 3.75 inches long. By the Laate family, they are SOLD. (SANTA FE)
A Corn Maiden overlay necklace set with natural turquoise by Hopi jewelry Elmer Satala. This one won Honorable Mention at the Hopi Show Show sponsored each year by the Museum of Northern Arizona, in Flagstaff. The ribbon comes with the necklace which is 20 inches long. The pendant is 3.5 inches long. $975 (TUCSON)
A beautiful necklace set with Royston turquoise. Stacey Gishal made the pendant and his son Travis made the silver beads and catch (which bears his hallmark). 29 inches long. The pendant length is 3 inches. Stacy is a boilermaker but silversmiths as time permits. $1600. (SANTA FE)
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