The offerings shared below are just a small selection of what is available in our physical gallery shop. Contact Us.
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Marvelita Phillips' father was noted carver and jeweler Leonard Halate (d) who started carving in the 1940's. Her brother is Herbert Halate and her son is Brandon Phillips, both wonderful and well-known carvers as well.
Marvelita's double-strand Raven fetish necklace is a visual stunner. The deep richness of the jet and the vividness of the red coral are pleasing to the eye. This work of wearable art is a lovely example of an authentic and traditional Zuni fetish necklace. Beware as there are many fake fetish necklaces out there, so please see more information regarding fake fetish necklaces here.
Impeccably carved, each jet bird oozes a raven's sensibilities and has expressive eyes of inlaid turquoise. The corvid's average 1 1/4" in length and are strung on a double strand of scrumptious natural branch red coral beads. Overall necklace length is about 30".
Mary C. Lovato, Kewa (Santo Domingo)
Incomparable and very collectible is this Dragonfly mosaic pendant, all amazingly handmade by award-winning artist and Kewa Pueblo elder Mary C. Lovato. Overlaid on a bed of shell, are many glorious pieces of jet, with vibrant lapis, serpentine and green turquoise. A watery dragonfly is of red coral, spiny oyster shell and turquoise, set with a border of sterling silver. About 2 1/4" long and 2 3/8" wide. Signed by the artist along with her Corn motif.
The silver hammered collar is available and sold separately here. The brown leather cord is not included.
Laurenda Bobelu is from the greater Leekya Deyuse (d) family of artists, while her husband Edison Bobelu Sr., is from the Saul Yuselew (d) family. This talented couple's sons are carvers Bryson Bobelu and Edison Bobelu Jr.
Along with her husband Edison, Laurenda's hand-fabricated these zestful sterling silver, turquoise, gold lip shell, jet, mother-of-pearl and red coral dangle earrings in the channel inlay jewelry technique. Not only are they vibrantly colorful, but the workmanship and quality is outstanding. The stones and shell are all wonderfully silky and feel so good to touch, thanks to the artist's design eye and careful attention to detail. About 1 1/2" long and 7/8" wide, signed by the artists.
Franklin Carrillo, Laguna
Bobby & Corraine Shack
Bobby and Corraine Shack's phenomenal sterling silver, turquoise, red coral, pen shell, gold lip shell and mother-of-pearl necklace and earrings set is all hand-fabricated, showing off several gorgeous inlaid Phoenix birds and wings. The inlaid pen shell dots on the top area of the wings indicate it's a Phoenix bird, according to the Shack's.
We love these stylized, mythical birds. This striking necklace with handmade chain is about 18" long, comfortably resting on the collar bone area of one's chest. The center Phoenix bird station is about 2 1/2" long and 2 3/8" wide. The fabulous winged earrings hang at about 2" long including hook fixtures, and are 3/4" wide. Signed by the artists.
A Hummingbird alights Bobby and Corraine Shack's sterling silver, glistening abalone, mother-of-pearl, pen shell, turquoise, coral and gold lip shell inlaid unisex bolo tie. Sipping nectar from a mother-of-pearl, red coral, abalone and pen shell flower, this feathered friend fuels up.
An adjustable 44" long black leather braided bolo with sterling silver tips hosts this winged delight. The tips themselves are about 2 1/4" long. The hummingbird and flower station is approximately 3" long and 3 1/2" wide. Signed by the artists.
Eric Othole, Cochiti-Zuni
Bernadette Eustace, Cochiti-Zuni
This gorgeous and colorful necklace, from Rick Quam, features 8 lovely stabilized Kingman turquoise Bears with jet inlaid eyes. Interspersed between the bears are beads of spiny oyster shell, coral, turquoise, plus brown and white shell. The colors are soft and muted perfectly complementing the turquoise bears, which each measure about 1" square. The overall necklace length is about 25" long, with a sterling silver hook closure with sterling silver adjustable chain.
A striking mosaic pendant by the award-winning and collectible Kewa (Santo Domingo) Pueblo jeweler Mary C. Lovato. She has masterfully arranged specially-cut pieces of turquoise, red coral, abalone, jet and marble surrounded by sterling silver to create this one-of-a-kind work of art. The hand element can represent unity and creativity.
All the materials have been overlaid on a natural shell which is about 2 1/4" long and 2 1/4" wide, signed by the artist. The brown leather cord is not included. The hammered silver collar is available and sold separately, please inquire.
Sheryl & Strallie Edaakie
Donovan Mahkee Sr.
Mary C. Lovato's jewelry creations are highly collectible! Mary has looked to the past, to a time before European settlers arrived, and been inspired by what her ancestors created. With these earrings she has turned to the canyon walls and petroglyphs of hand and spiral designs. Vivid coral and turquoise surrounded by sterling silver, then overlaid on a bed of mother of pearl shell. These treasures are about 2" long, including hand fabricated sterling silver hooks, and 1 1/2" wide. Signed by the artist.
From the master herself, Mary C. Lovato, we offer this wearable work of art. A mosaic of crushed turquoise from different mines in different hues of blues and greens with matrix colors that range from black to white, even ocher yellow. In this universe of turquoise Mary outlined a coral spiral and a star, and a coral and jet half-moon in sterling silver. Framed with sterling silver and overlaid on gold lip shell the pendant is about 2 5/8" long and 2" at the top. On the back Mary attached a sterling silver bale through which runs a luscious string of turquoise beads. These beads are about 21" long finished with sterling silver melon shaped beads and a large hook and eye closure. One red coral bead accents the strand. Signed by the artist.