Navajo Traditional & Contemporary Design Jewelry
Navajo artist, Teddy Draper, Jr. is noted as much for his pastel paintings as for his turquoise, silver, and gold jewelry design and craftmanship. When you buy jewelry from Navajo owned, DeChelly Galleries, you know you are acquiring authentic, Native American jewelry made with the finest natural stones. Each peice is stamped with the artist's unique signature mark.
You'll find finely crafted sterling silver rings, earrings, bracelets, pendants, brooches, bola ties and belt buckles inset with precious gems and high quality turquoise from world renowned domestic mines such as Carico Lake, Castle Dome, Damaile (Damele, Damali), Cerrillos, Bisbee and Morenci.
Shown above are just a few examples of Teddy's jewelry currently for sale. Teddy's silver and gold work is in high demand. Give Teddy a call or plan a visit to the 2018 Indian Market in Santa Fe, NM; arrive early to get first dibbs on his new 2018 Navajo Jewelry Collection.
Please call for purchase information: (928) 674-3431
Teddy has created a special niche in the Native American Art world. He is equally adept at traditional techniques and contemporary designs in jewelry, painting and pastels. Teddy has traveled the United States exhibiting his work and has achieved international acclaim touring Germany, the Netherlands, and Great Britain.
In addition to jewelry making, Teddy Draper, Jr. also holds widely acclaimed Artist Workshops in and around Navajo country - the beautiful Canyon De Chelly. He is also the owner/director of the DeChelly Gallery in Chinle, Arizona. His works have won awards nationally and are collected internationally.