The offerings shared below are just a small selection of what is available in our physical gallery shop. Contact Us.
Eric Othole, Cochiti-Zuni
is backordered. We will ship it separately when it becomes available.
Bernadette Eustace, Cochiti-Zuni
April Unkestine's all hand-fabricated sterling silver, Sleeping Beauty turquoise, jet, red coral, and gold lip shell inlaid Sunface pin/pendant combo is bold and utterly gorgeous! The Sunface design represents the elements in balance. This piece measures about 2 5/8" in diameter with a loop bail plus a pin fixture on the reverse. Signed by the artist.
Lambert Eustace, Cochiti-Zuni
Jolene Eustace, Cochiti-Zuni
Sheldon & Nancy Westika
Mary C. Lovato, Kewa (Santo Domingo)
Sandra Quandelacy's reversible corn and maidens pendant necklace showcases colorful and out-of-sight materials like green turquoise, orange spiny oyster shell, lapis, marble, pipestone, fossilized ivory, phosphosiderite and jet all carved and incised into individual corn cobs that average about 1 3/8" long. They are neatly strung with turquoise, red coral, white shell and heishe shell beads on a single strand that's about 25" long.
Taking center stage on this fabulous necklace is a reversible gold lip shell corn maiden on one side, while the other side is a Grandmother, about 3" long and 1" wide. We love how Sandra's handled the traditional clothing Grandmother is wearing, the pleat details are wonderful. Both maidens are incised with lovely Dragonfly friends and star elements, and are inlaid with red coral, turquoise and jet bits. Their facial features are incised and inlaid with jet paste. Don't miss this collectible fetish necklace, it's exceptional.
Joel Pajarito, Kewa (Santo Domingo)
Sheryl & Strallie Edaakie
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.
Cordell Pajarito, Kewa (Santo Domingo)
Many hand cut, bright blue turquoise stones are set delicately into individually hand made sterling silver bezels, creating a glorious presentation of traditional Zuni petit point work in this spectacular concho belt! The fourteen conchos are about 1 1/4" in diameter with copper loops that accommodate the 3/4" belt. The buckle is 1 1/2" in diameter. Signed by the artist.
Amy Wesley's brought together dynamic Sleeping Beauty turquoise and sterling silver in the channel inlay style, to show a lovely pair of Hummingbird clip-on earrings in contemporary form. All hand fabricated and signed by the artist. About 3/4" in diameter.
Franklin Carrillo, Laguna
Using channel inlay and hollow form techniques Franklin Carrillo hand build these sculptural beauties. The inlaid lapis, coral, malachite, sugilite, spiny oyster shell, turquoise, and mother of pearl shell window panes create a contemporary design. The hollow form building technique gives them mass without adding weight. About 1" long, 1/4" wide and the bottom, and 1/4" deep each earring weighs .2 oz, the same as 2 quarters.