Hello, up for your consideration today is this beautiful handmade modernist Sterling Silver necklace by AWARD WINNING Navajo silversmith Lonnie Willie.
Ref., AMERICAN INDIAN JEWELRY III: M-Z 2,100 Artist Biographies by Gregory Schaaf, Assisted by Angie Yan Schaaf.
Lonnie Willie (Lon Willie), (stamps LW)
(Navajo, active ca. 1974-present: gold, silver jewelry)
RESIDENCE: Canyoncito, NM.
FAMILY: son of Mae Willie & Andy Willie; brother of Rudy Willie
EDUCATION: Albuquerque Indian School, NM
TEACHER: the jewelry teacher at Albuquerque Indian School, NM
STUDENTS: Rudy Willie, his brother
AWARDS: 1985, Best of Show, Colorado Indian Market, Denver, CO
GALLERIES: Palms Trading Company, Albuquerque, NM
PUBLICATIONS: Berger 2000:161; Wright 2000:182.
Size: L. 19.25” adjustable down to 17”
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