Yellowhorse : Navajo Jewelry Master
We have been buying directly
from Artie for many years. We see her frequently at various Indian
art events including IACA's wholesale show and Indian Market in Santa
Fe. Artie comes from a three-generation tradition of Navaj jewelry
born on the Navajo reservation in Arizona as amember of the Towering
House clan. Navajo culture is apparent in her art, inspired by her
mother and grandmother, both of whom were Navajo weavers.
Artie lives in
Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is assisted in her work by her two daughters,
Desiree and Lei Lani.
For a while,
Artie was creating stunning combinations of gold and silver jewelry,
following on from a tradition of siversmithing that earned her praise
and recognition in the world of authentic Native American jewelry.
has given up working with gold because of it's rising cost. Artie
told us she wants her work to be affordable to all who love her jewelry
and feels the high cost of gold prices too many people out of the
Here are links
to some of her jewelry pieces at Native-JewelryLinnk:
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15 years, Aboriginals: Art of the First Person closed its physical
gallery on Sanibel Island, Florida in August, 2005.
We now market and sell Native American Indian jewelry and turquoise
on the Web exclusively, and by appointment locally.
We also are represented at Gannon's Art & Antiques Mall and at
the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, both in Fort Myers, FL.
Nothing has changed except our ability to reduce our prices by eliminating
We pride ourselves on the quality of the Native American jewelry and
turquoise we offer
and we guarantee
them for quality and authenticity.