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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Gilford Tsattie, Melvin Francis, Zuni Inlay Cuff, Navajo Silver, Signed
Gilford Tsattie, Melvin Francis, Zuni Inlay Cuff, Navajo Silver, Signed
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$2,200.00
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$2,200.00
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Henry Sam, Eugene Chee, Band, Turquoise Mountain, Navajo Handmade, 11.5
Henry Sam, Eugene Chee, Band, Turquoise Mountain, Navajo Handmade, 11.5
Regular price
$195.00
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$195.00
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Melvin Frances, Bangle Bracelet, Heavy, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade
Melvin Frances, Bangle Bracelet, Heavy, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade
Regular price
$250.00
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$250.00
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Melvin Francis, Bangle Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Twisted, Navajo Handmade, 8.75
Melvin Francis, Bangle Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Twisted, Navajo Handmade, 8.75
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$125.00
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$125.00
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Melvin Francis, Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Eagle Feather, Navajo Handmade, 7
Melvin Francis, Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Eagle Feather, Navajo Handmade, 7
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$230.00
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$230.00
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Melvin Francis, Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Feather Design, Navajo Handmade, 6.5
Melvin Francis, Bracelet, Sterling Silver, Feather Design, Navajo Handmade, 6.5
Regular price
$470.00
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$470.00
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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, Earring, Cluster Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade,
Melvin Francis, Earring, Cluster Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade,
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$120.00
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$120.00
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Melvin Francis, Earrings, Four Corners, Stamping, Navajo Handmade, 2.5
Melvin Francis, Earrings, Four Corners, Stamping, Navajo Handmade, 2.5
Regular price
$85.00
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$85.00
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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, Pierced, Kingman Turquoise, Silver, Navajo Made, 1.5in
Melvin Francis, Earrings, Pierced, Kingman Turquoise, Silver, Navajo Made, 1.5in
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$125.00
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$125.00
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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, Band, Kingman Turquoise, Navajo Handmade, 12
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Band, Kingman Turquoise, Navajo Handmade, 12
Regular price
$195.00
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$195.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Inlay, Wild Horse, Sterling, Navajo
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Inlay, Wild Horse, Sterling, Navajo
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, 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, 9.25
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Link Bracelet, Hearts, Inlay, Navajo Handmade, 9.25
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, Eugene Chee, Pendant, Denim Lapis, Silver, Navajo Made, 3 in
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Pendant, Denim Lapis, Silver, Navajo Made, 3 in
Regular price
$95.00
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$95.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Pierced Earring, Tiger Eye, Silver, Navajo Made,1''
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Pierced Earring, Tiger Eye, Silver, Navajo Made,1''
Regular price
$105.00
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$105.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Pierced Earring, Wild Horse, Silver, Navajo Made1''
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Pierced Earring, Wild Horse, Silver, Navajo Made1''
Regular price
$95.00
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$95.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Silver Bead Necklace, Gaspeite, Navajo Made, 22 in
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Silver Bead Necklace, Gaspeite, Navajo Made, 22 in
Regular price
$1,460.00
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$1,460.00
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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, Pendant, Royston Turquoise, Silver, Navajo Handmade, 2.5
Melvin Francis, Pendant, Royston Turquoise, Silver, Navajo Handmade, 2.5
Regular price
$155.00
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$155.00
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Melvin Francis, Ring, Dome Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 6
Melvin Francis, Ring, Dome Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 6
Regular price
$95.00
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$95.00
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Melvin Francis, Ring, Inlay, Route 66, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 11
Melvin Francis, Ring, Inlay, Route 66, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 11
Regular price
$235.00
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$235.00
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Melvin Francis, Ring, Purple Spiny Oyster Shell, Big, Navajo Handmade, 7
Melvin Francis, Ring, Purple Spiny Oyster Shell, Big, Navajo Handmade, 7
Regular price
$200.00
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$200.00
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Melvin Francis, Ring, Sterling Silver, 6 Spinners, Navajo Handmade, 5.5
Melvin Francis, Ring, Sterling Silver, 6 Spinners, Navajo Handmade, 5.5
Regular price
$120.00
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$120.00
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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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