Sterling silver bracelet, masterfully inlaid with Natural Turquoise, Sugilite, Opal and Coral, handmade by artist Doug Nava. Doug has tufa cast the sterling silver and used channel inlay set in a silver bird formation. Doug Nava Bracelet Inlaid Sterling
Doug Nava was born and grew up in Southwest Colorado. His father was Apache and his grandfather(mother’s father) was a Taos Indian. Doug’s grandfather’s name was on the list of students at St. John’s school in Taos.
Doug went to college in Gunnison in Western Colorado. He earned a degree in art and was also self taught as he went along. His wife, Elizabeth, also has an art degree. One year after graduation, Doug bought Bennett’s Indian and Lapidary. He made jewelry and sold it in his shop. His jewelry has evolved over the years from Navajo style to fine inlay work. Doug is very talented in other art mediums as well including painting and sculpting. He uses only the finest materials in his jewelry.
Taos / Apache
|Metal / Material||
Coral, Natural Turquoise, Opal, Sugilite
Inside Measures 5-1/2″ with a 1″ Opening