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, Stamping, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 9
Melvin Francis, Bangle Bracelet, Stamping, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 9
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$160.00
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$160.00
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Melvin Francis, Bracelet, Bubble Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 6 3/4
Melvin Francis, Bracelet, Bubble Design, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 6 3/4"
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$565.00
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$565.00
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Melvin Francis, Cross Earrings, Channel Inlay, Opal, Turquoise, Navajo, 1 1/16
Melvin Francis, Cross Earrings, Channel Inlay, Opal, Turquoise, Navajo, 1 1/16"
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$100.00
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$100.00
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Melvin Francis, Dangle Earring, New Mexico Zia, Sterlin, Navajo Handmade, 7/8
Melvin Francis, Dangle Earring, New Mexico Zia, Sterlin, Navajo Handmade, 7/8"
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$50.00
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$50.00
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Melvin Francis, Earring, Inlay, Blue Opal, Channel Inlay, Navajo Made, 2 3/8
Melvin Francis, Earring, Inlay, Blue Opal, Channel Inlay, Navajo Made, 2 3/8"
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Sold out
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$180.00
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Melvin Francis, Earring, New Mexico Zia, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 7/8
Melvin Francis, Earring, New Mexico Zia, Sterling Silver, Navajo Handmade, 7/8"
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$50.00
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$50.00
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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, Sterling Silver, Howling Coyote, Navajo Made, 1 1/2
Melvin Francis, Earrings, Sterling Silver, Howling Coyote, Navajo Made, 1 1/2"
Regular price
$80.00
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$80.00
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Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Spiny Oyster Shell, Navajo Made, 6 5/8
Melvin Francis, Eugene Chee, Bracelet, Spiny Oyster Shell, Navajo Made, 6 5/8"
Regular price
$370.00
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$370.00
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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"
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$420.00
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$420.00
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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, 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, French Hook Earring, Jasper, Jet, Turquoise, Navajo Made, 2 1/8
Melvin Francis, French Hook Earring, Jasper, Jet, Turquoise, Navajo Made, 2 1/8"
Regular price
$125.00
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$125.00
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Melvin Francis, Lester James, Bracelet, Turquoise, Lapis Inlay, Navajo Made, 7
Melvin Francis, Lester James, Bracelet, Turquoise, Lapis Inlay, Navajo Made, 7"
Regular price
$930.00
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$930.00
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Melvin Francis, Link Bracelet, 4 Directions, Spiny Oyster Shell, Navajo, 8 1/2
Melvin Francis, Link Bracelet, 4 Directions, Spiny Oyster Shell, Navajo, 8 1/2"
Regular price
$135.00
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$135.00
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Melvin Francis, Pierced Earring, Multi Stone Inlay, Navajo Handmade, 1 5/8
Melvin Francis, Pierced Earring, Multi Stone Inlay, Navajo Handmade, 1 5/8"
Regular price
$145.00
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$145.00
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Melvin Francis, Pierced Earrings, Silver, Howling Coyote, Navajo Made, 2 1/2
Melvin Francis, Pierced Earrings, Silver, Howling Coyote, Navajo Made, 2 1/2"
Regular price
$80.00
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$80.00
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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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