You have you have to put yourself inside and literally your hands go on the material. Then you begin to cut it, you begin to shape it, you begin to see it. Once all those things come together it becomes a feeling of “Oh my god.”
Santo Domingo Jewelry Artist
I'm an Artist Man! I don’t care how much the price of silver goes up, I like making things heavy. I like making things that are real. That’s the way I look at art. To me it’s a passion and I love it.
I truly believe that there is an artist in every single person, whether it be cooking or writing or horseback riding or something that puts you into that zone where nothing else matters. When you’re in that zone it all comes together. Life makes sense.
Amber Morningstar Byars
Choctaw Lapidary Artist
I participate in a lot of Navajo and Native American church ceremonies where I get a lot of my inspiration and from the philosophy of Native life. I am a full Christian, so now I am drawing a lot of strength and ideas from God.
Adam Fierro, one of our Santa Clara artists here at Turquoise Skies, shares with us his huge bracelet that weighs a whopping 1lb. Check out this amazing piece of art. Basically I started with the pueblo. I wanted to …Read More »
Fry bread is a tradition claimed by different tribes but beloved by all. Its history reflects the culture as well as the hardship of Native Americans, something which keeps it a part of the continuing fabric of their lives in …Read More »
One of our missions here at Turquoise Skies is to make the lives of local Native artists easier! If you are a Native artist and you have a suggestion or feedback on how we can make your life easier then …Read More »
Tecia Jackson says she was always the one in high school fixing hair for the prom or other special events. Making people feel good about the way they look was her passion and it’s led her to a career that …Read More »
“Thank you for watching my video and my recipe. There are many great chefs out there that make frybread differently. This was my way. If you have your own method or suggestions please share with us.” – Janice Tenorio First …Read More »
While the videos below may describe simple tasks, Turquoise Skies wanted a resource for our customers and jewelry enthusiasts everywhere to teach or reassure them how to measure and put on a bracelet. Video 1. Hi my name is Janice Tenorio from Turquoise …Read More »
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