Navajo Silversmith Melvin Francis

Navajo silversmith Melvin Francis
Short Bio

Navajo silversmith Melvin Francis is a very well known contemporary jeweler. His style is typically simple yet elegant silverwork and colorful stones. He does many kinds of silver work including unique custom fabrication, overlay, and traditional stampwork. He credits his father, Ted Francis, as teacher. He is related to Fred Francis, a silversmith (uncle), Myrtle Francis (sister), Marlynn Francis (sister), weaver Melvina Francis (sister), weaver Erma Francis (mother), and weaver Anna Clyde (aunt).

Art from this Artist

Bryan Tom, Melvin Francis, Concho Belt, Inlay Horses, Navajo Made, 11 Pcs
Bryan Tom, Melvin Francis, Concho Belt, Inlay Horses, Navajo Made, 11 Pcs
Regular price
$9,020.00
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$9,020.00
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Melvin Francis, Bangle Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Twisted, Navajo Handmade, 8 3/4
Melvin Francis, Bangle Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Twisted, Navajo Handmade, 8 3/4
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$125.00
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$125.00
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Melvin Francis, Buckle, Bird Hunter, Silver Overlay, Navajo, 1 3/4
Melvin Francis, Buckle, Bird Hunter, Silver Overlay, Navajo, 1 3/4"
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$215.00
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$215.00
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Melvin Francis, Earrings, Lizard, Silver, Stamping, Navajo Handmade, 2
Melvin Francis, Earrings, Lizard, Silver, Stamping, Navajo Handmade, 2
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$85.00
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$85.00
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Melvin Francis, Earrings, Purple Spiny Oyster Shell, Silver, Navajo Handmade, 2.5
Melvin Francis, Earrings, Purple Spiny Oyster Shell, Silver, Navajo Handmade, 2.5
Regular price
$130.00
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$130.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Inlay, Wild Horse, Sterling, Navajo 6 5/8
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Inlay, Wild Horse, Sterling, Navajo 6 5/8
Regular price
$395.00
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$395.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Multi Stone Inlay, Silver,Navajo Made,6.5
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Multi Stone Inlay, Silver,Navajo Made,6.5
Regular price
$470.00
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$470.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Various Turquoise, Navajo Handmade, 6 7/8
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Various Turquoise, Navajo Handmade, 6 7/8"
Regular price
$420.00
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$420.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Choker, Inlay Butterflies, Multi Stone, Navajo,14''
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Choker, Inlay Butterflies, Multi Stone, Navajo,14''
Regular price
$650.00
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$650.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Cuff, Multi Stone Inlay, Layered Silver, Navajo,6.5
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Cuff, Multi Stone Inlay, Layered Silver, Navajo,6.5
Regular price
$380.00
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$380.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Cuff, Spiny Oyster Shell, Heavy, Silver,Navajo,6.75
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Cuff, Spiny Oyster Shell, Heavy, Silver,Navajo,6.75
Regular price
$650.00
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$650.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Link Bracelet, Hearts, Inlay, Navajo Handmade, 9
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Link Bracelet, Hearts, Inlay, Navajo Handmade, 9
Regular price
$310.00
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$310.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Link Bracelet, Turquoise, Silver, Navajo Made, 6.75
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Link Bracelet, Turquoise, Silver, Navajo Made, 6.75
Regular price
$470.00
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$470.00
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Melvin Francis, Lester James, Adjustable Ring, Dragonfly, Pueblo, Navajo Made
Melvin Francis, Lester James, Adjustable Ring, Dragonfly, Pueblo, Navajo Made
Regular price
$335.00
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$335.00
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Melvin Francis, Lester James, Bracelet, Wide, Turquoise Inlay, Navajo, 7 1/8
Melvin Francis, Lester James, Bracelet, Wide, Turquoise Inlay, Navajo, 7 1/8"
Regular price
$1,295.00
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$1,295.00
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Melvin Francis, Necklace, Cluster Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 28
Melvin Francis, Necklace, Cluster Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 28
Regular price
$1,100.00
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$1,100.00
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Melvin Francis, Ring, Silver Domes, Bead Wire, Navajo Handmade, 6
Melvin Francis, Ring, Silver Domes, Bead Wire, Navajo Handmade, 6
Regular price
$90.00
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$90.00
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Melvin Francis, Ring, Wide, Sterling Silver, Spinners, Navajo Handmade, 5.5
Melvin Francis, Ring, Wide, Sterling Silver, Spinners, Navajo Handmade, 5.5
Regular price
$120.00
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$120.00
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Melvin Francis, Wild Horse Ranger Buckle, Inlay, Navajo, 1 1/4
Melvin Francis, Wild Horse Ranger Buckle, Inlay, Navajo, 1 1/4"
Regular price
$435.00
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$435.00
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