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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)

Craig Agoodie set this very fine natural turquoise from the Hubei Mine in a heavy notched bezel, the bale allows it to swivel and was made by Howard Sice (Hopi-Laguna) who engraved a pottery design on it. $400. It is shown at left on a multi-strand olivella shell necklace with 14 kt gold cones and catches. (SANTA FE)

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A beautiful bracelet by Aaron Anderson. (He includes the tufa mold he used for each piece.) This one sold before I could post it, but I wanted you to see an example of his work as we will be getting more in - soon we hope.

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Also by Aaron Anderson, this imaginative turn on a traditional nazha pendant, set with very nice turquoise from the Morenci Mine in Arizona. 2 7/8 inches long. $400 (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)

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Apache silversmith Marc Antia is well-known for his very heavy, deep stampwork bracelets. The one at top is a man's bracelet, 1 1/6 inch across and 6 1/4 inches with a 1 1/2 inch opening. $550

The lower bracelet is 3/4 inch wide and 5,5 inches with a 1 inch opening. $250.

Both in Santa Fe.

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

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, coral, fossilized ivory and charoite and topped with a piece of spiderweb turquoise from the Lone Mountain Mine. (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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Ray Scott fashioned these beautiful bracelets. The 2nd from the left is 5/8 inch wide but all the rest are 1/2 inch wide and each is $400. From left to right: 5.25 inches with a 1 inch opening, 5.75 inches with a 1 inch opening, 6.25 inches with a 1.25 inch opening, 5.75 inches with a 1 inch opening. (Santa Fe)

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Two very interesting (and quite beautiful!) bracelets by Lorenzo Shirley. The raised portion was sandcast and overlaid (soldered) to the bracelet plate, which itself was sandcast. Each is just under an inch wide and 5.75 inches with a 1 inch opening. Note: they CAN be sized down and there is no charge for that service.

The plain silver bracelet is $550 and the coral one is $600. (Tucson)

By Navajo silversmith Jess Martinez, this size 8 3/4 ring is 2 by 1 inch. $150. (Tucson)

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

Two at left 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.

Two at right 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

Check the earring gallery for more of her work!

Two bracelets by Frances Jones, who, in her seventies, continues to make jewelry and innovate.

The bracelet with the interesting concentric rings, is 5.25 inches with a 1 inch opening and is 1 3/8 inches wide. $1100.

The bottom bracelet is 3/4 inch wide and is the same size as the one above. $650.

All in Tucson - see what work we have of hers in Santa Fe-Gallery 2

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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.