Fluid organic shape sets off natural turquoise set against deep black all encased in highly polished silver. Made for a chain, leather, or omega to pass through the piece without interrupting the smooth flow of the shape.
This hollow form pendant is a modern take on a classic technique. May be worn with just about anything, from an elegant dress, turtleneck sweater, or jeans and a t-shirt.
Approximately one quarter inch deep, about three quarter inch wide and an inch and a half long. Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind. Signed on the back.
Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache silversmith and fine artist based out of Arizona.Read More
Montana Mountain Belt Buckles
These belt buckles were made for the couple who commissioned the Montana wedding rings. The copper overlay represents another mountain range in Montana. This pair were gifts for the groomsmen.
Hand-crafted hammered brushed copper, brushed silver, and turquoise. One-of-a-kind. Approximately three inches wide by two inches high. Signed on the back.
Matagi Sorensen is a metalsmith, jewelry designer, and fine artist from the Yavapai-Apache Nation of Northern Arizona.Read More
Another one of my “Parent and Child” pieces, this necklace is comprised of two highly polished silver and copper shadowbox beads. The copper is reddened by heating to a very high temperature, and depending on the angle and the lighting, may look purplish maroon to a deep orange red.
The beads may be worn together, or separately, allowing for three different looks.
Signed on the back. Entirely hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind.
This was the first item to sell at the Prescott Indian Art Market last weekend.
Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache artist and jewelry designer.Read More
I’m showing my work at the Sharlott Museum in this weekend – July 14th and 15th. I’ve got some new pieces in the show – come by for a visit!
The Prescott Indian Art Market is a JURIED SHOW and all work is hand-crafted.
Below is a sample of some of the work being shown – I’ll have serigraph prints and etchings on Sunday!
Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache artist from Verde Valley, Arizona.Read More
Mountain Amore and The Big Sky ~ Wedding Rings
These unique wedding rings are made of silver and hand-rolled mokume-gane (silver, copper, and brass) overlay.
The mokume-gane overlay on the groom’s ring is a replica of a mountain range in Montana that is special to the couple. The sapphire in the bride’s ring is from Montana. Guess where the couple is getting married? You guessed it—Big Sky Country—Montana!
The rings are entirely hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind.
Rings made by Matagi Sorensen, Yavapai-Apache artist.Read More
Hand-hammered cuff with a raised and textured copper and silver free-form band create this substantial married metals cuff.Read More
Turquoise Tear Drop Bead
Monsoon season is upon us in the southwest – there is nothing like the smell of rain in the desert. Wear this bead as a reminder of the beauty of the storms as they sweep across the big open sky — a talisman for the world’s most precious resource — water!Read More
Tao Bead Pendant ~ Om Shanti Om, the symbol of the Sound of All Creation, is embodied in hollow form in this pendant. Highly polished silver reflects all light and colors around it. Light enough to wear while practicing yoga! May be worn as a single pendant or with other beads. The necklace goes through…Read More
Matagi Sorensen, Yavapai-Apache Native American silversmith displays his latest shadowbox design with coral and silver. Modern lines meet organic shapes.Read More
Soothing Sea – Tao Bead Pendant Calming blue of turquoise and the soft sheen of brushed silver are a soothing combination on hot summer days. Silver picks up the warm hue of the sun contrasting with cool turquoise. A classic combination! May be worn as a pendant, or strung with other beads. This is a…Read More