Zuni artist Jonathan Beyuka makes a unique collection of inlay dancers. Each piece is beautifully done and is filled with a combination of flat and raised etch turquoise that creates wonderful life-like character. This incredible pin/pendant is made from pure blue Sleeping Beauty Turquoise and are inspired by Jonathan's late father Eddie Beyuka. The Snake Dances on the Hopi mesas always fascinates. You will find this dancer with two sterling silver stamped snakes. Look for other works by Jonathan Beyuka on the online Trading Post.
Navajo artist Ernest Rangel makes some beautiful pieces of wearable art. This incredibly detailed pendant captures the rustic beauty of the Southwest perfectly. He creates an eagle feather using sandcasting techniques and decorates the feather with a turquoise nugget.
Navajo artists Vernon & Clarissa Hale are a husband and wife team that make great looking pieces of Southwest flavor jewelry. They combine loud colors you find in contemporary art and place them on old style finished silver, a perfect combination.
It is difficult to recall all the amazing pieces Navajo artist Lee Charley has brought the Trading Post over the years. I can remember the wild stallion headstall he made, or the one with the Chief theme.
Zuni artist Jonathan Beyuka has a very distinct style. His inlay art is full of character and always looks amazing on. The Shalako performs annually each December and draws spectators from all over the world.