Roland Begay Sterling & Copper intricate overlay-
traditional Navajo Wedding Basket Earrings.
Our beloved Silversmith Randy Christensen will be making a select few one of a kind pieces to celebrate this upcoming Valentine’s Day. Randy is one of our top selling jewelers. All of his pieces are unique and one of a kind. He and his family personally own and mine the turquoise that he includes in his work. This uniquely vivid blue turquoise hails from Villa Grove in the San Luis Valley of southern Colorado. It is the ONLY turquoise mined in Colorado. Included below are a few examples of Randy’s impeccable pieces. Stay tuned for an update with his Valentine’s Day editions. They are sure to go fast, so please call, come in , or email for inquiries!
-SPIRITS IN THE WIND GALLERY-
There has been no Villa Grove Turquoise on the market for over 25 years.The Villa Grove Turquoise Mine that Randy acquires most of his turquoise from is located in the North end of the San Luis Valley. The past two summers Randy has begun mining the turquoise for his jewelry, and will be venturing to the mine with the necessary equipment to mine the high – grade vein. Since retiring , he has returned to his passion which is jewelry, and silversmithing. His pieces are striking and unique and the Villa Grove Turquoise has a deep rich blue. Click on the images to see pieces in detail.
We have some unique new arrivals from some of our famous Navajo jewelry artists Jeanette Dale and Roland Begay. All metals are sterling silver, striking turquoise,oyster shell,copper,and leather in the mix. Earrings, bracelets,and pendants, oh my!