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Maktinapendant

Another stunning inlaid pendant by Duane Maktima that shows his unique eye for color and unusual stones. This is inlaid with pale blue-grey chalcedony, purple sugilite, red-orange carnelian, opal and a unique, almost translucent form of serpentine found only in Oregon. Beautiful texture on the reverse, utilizing a technique known as reticulation. Not including the bale, the pendant is 1.75 inches long and 1 inch across. $1800. (Santa Fe)

A beautiful sandcast cross set with natural turquoise affixed to a handmade chain that is just over 26 inches long. Made in the 1960's, it is priced at $240. (Santa Fe)

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Apache silversmith Marc Antia is well-known for his very heavy, deep stampwork bracelets. This one is 3/4 inch wide and 5'5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $250.

(Santa Fe)

Frances Tabaha made this cast three-row bracelet. A small ladies' size, it is 1 inch wide. $265 (Tucson and Santa Fe)

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A Navajo sandcast bracelet by Tim Mitchell set with natural turquoise from Nevada (possibly Royston or Pilot Mountain) 1 5/8 inches wide and made in a small ladies wrist size. $360. (Santa Fe)

copperandsilver

Silver clad copper man's bracelets by Jonathan Nez. 6.15 inches with a 1.25 inch opening. 1/2 inch wide and 1/4 inch thick! $185. each (Santa Fe)

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Made by Craig Agoodie, this bracelet is set with Lone Mountain turquoise. 1 1/8 inches across at the widest point it was made for a medium wrist: 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $475. (Santa Fe)

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Lyndon Tsosie fashioned this stunning bracelet inspired by a petroglyph motif and inlaid with lapis lazuli, coral, fossilized ivory and charoite and topped with a piece of wonderful, natural spiderweb turquoise from the Lone Mountain Mine. 5.25 inches with a 1 inch opening. Just over 2.5 inches across atthe widest point. $2400. (Santa Fe)

Michael Roanhorse Crawford made this coral pendant with 14kt gold dots, stars and lightning motifs. 3 3/8 inches long. $875. (Santa Fe)

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Jennfer Curtis learned her craft well from her late father, the outstanding silversmith Thomas Curtis. She has taken those skills and created her own distinctive style. This wonderful bracelet is2 1/8 inches wide and made for a medium wrist: 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $1200 (Santa Fe)

LeeCharley

Lee Charley has made a great trio of winged bugs. The coral and Sleeping Beauty turquoise dragonflies (the turquoise one is in Tucson) These pin-pendants measure 2.25 inches high and 2.75 inches across. $300.

The butterfly, also set with natural turquoise from the now-closed Sleeping Beauty Mine in Arizona. It measures 2.75 by 2.75 inches. $300.

honhongvapendants

Great work by Sherian Honhongva, one of the late Charles Loloma's nieces.

Two at top are in Tucson. Each is set with fossilized ivory, turquoise, coral (red and pink), lapis and sugilite. Just inder 1 inch square $800. The other is .75 by just over 1/2 inch. $625

The two in the lower image are in Santa Fe. The square pendant is just over 3.4 inch square and set with turquoise, sugilite, lapis and two shades of coral. $800. The rectangular pendant with fossilized ivory, lapis, two shades of coral, ironwood and turquoise is 1 inch long including the bale) $675.

Check the earring gallery for more of her work!

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By Jennifer Curtis, this wonderfully patterned hammerwork and repousse bracelet is set with a piece of natural turquoise in an 18 kt gold bezel. The bracelet is 2 inches wide. 5.5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $1400.

(Santa Fe)

mensbracelets

Men's bracelets, left to right: -by Ray Scott 3.4 inch wide $400, -Alvin Todachine made this stampwork bracelet 5/8 inch wide.$400. -A flared round wire bracelet by Jonathan Nez. $185. -Inlaid turquoise bracelet by Wayne Muskett, almost 1/2 inch wide. $220. -Copper bracelet by Kee Nataani, just over 3.4 inch wide. $60. -Also by Kee Nataani, this square wire bracelet it patterned on 3 of the 4 sides and the ends flair and flattened, embellished by 4 graduated fluted stampwork raindrops. $340. -A cast lightning bracelet by Alvin Thompson. $240.