Brushed Silver and Pearl Necklace – Prizewinning Piece at Eiteljorg

Brushed Silver and Pearl Necklace – 2nd Place for Contemporary Native American Jewelry

I am thrilled that this piece won second place in the Contemporary Jewelry Division at the Eiteljorg Museum Indian Art Market 2014 in Indianapolis on June 21st. It feels great to be recognized for my work – and inspires me to keep on creating!

I Just Won Second Place in the Jewelry Category at the Prescott Indian Market at the Sharlot Hall Museum!

I am so excited! I was just awarded second-prize in the Jewelry Category at the 16th Annual Prescott Indian Art Market! It feels great! My Reticulated Silver Hollow Form Necklace won the prize. It feels so good when hard work pays off. This necklace has seven hollow pieces of reticulated silver strung on a hand-wovenContinue reading “I Just Won Second Place in the Jewelry Category at the Prescott Indian Market at the Sharlot Hall Museum!”

18th Annual Night For Life Gala ~ Scottsdale, AZ

I’m proud to announce that I am donating a piece for silent auction to the 18th Annual Night for Life Gala 2013 – Illuminating the Path – Fundraising Event for The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS. The center focuses on HIV/AIDS prevention, wellness and related research.

The Gala is a Black Tie Event happening at the Montelucia Resort and Spa on Saturday, May 11th. It looks like it’s going to be a blast—a glamourous and exciting event for a worthy cause! Last year’s gala was sold out and was a huge success.

To buy tickets and for more info about the event, visit The Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS website. You can click on a link to purchase tickets or a table for the event.

The item I am donating is very similar the Trinity necklace I made a few months ago. Brushed copper and silver with pearl that may be worn three different ways! Very sweet!

Modern Squared Shadowbox with Blue Topaz – Pendant

Modern Squared Shadowbox with Blue Topaz – Pendant

Polished silver and a clean modern shape with two faceted blue topaz balanced with traditional shadowbox technique create an intriguing piece. The shadow line shows where the omega necklace passes through the pendant, revealing a bit of artistic process.
Very contemporary.

Hand-crafted, hollow form, shadowbox pendant shown with a 15-strand, 16″ omega necklace. Approximately 2 1/4″ long by 1/4 inch wide by 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back.

Promotheus Meets Neptune’s Daughter Revisited (two-piece necklace)

Promotheus Meets Neptune’s Daughter Revisited (2 piece necklace)

Two separate hollow form pieces of silver and coral and silver and turquoise nestle together to create one necklace. Each piece may also be worn separately. An example of how the Prometheus (coral) and Neptune’s Daughter (turquoise) fit together and how they appear on their own.

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A dynamic, gorgeous piece. The forms were built around the raw organic shapes of the stone – and they happen to look great together and as stand alone pieces!

Entirely hand-crafted, one-of-a kind, hollow form. Classic southwestern materials with a contemporary style. Each piece is signed. Made for the Red Hook Antique Center.

Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache jewelry designer, silversmith, and printmaker. His work is inspired by the natural world, industrial decay, and yoga. Based in Phoenix, Flagstaff, and the Verde Valley, his work can be found throughout Arizona, the United States, Europe and on his online shop matagifineart.com. Wholesale enquiries are welcome.

Neptune’s Daughter Meets Prometheus

Neptune’s Daughter Meets Prometheus

Two interlocking pieces of fine silver, turquoise, and coral may be worn together or separately in this one-of-a-kind hand-crafted necklace. Beautiful, ocean blue of turquoise meets fiery coral.

I made this piece for the Red Hook Antique Center in the Hudson Valley of New York.

Coral and Silver Interlocking Necklace

Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache jewelry designer, silversmith, and printmaker. He has a degree in metalsmithing from Northern Arizona University. His work is inspired by the natural world, industrial decay, and yoga. Based in Phoenix, Flagstaff, and the Verde Valley, his work can be found throughout Arizona, the United States, Europe and at his online shop matagifineart.com.

Coral and Silver Interlocking Necklace

This necklace is made of fine and sterling silver with coral—it has four individual pieces that may be worn altogether (as shown), individually, or in any combination you like.

Versatile and unique.

The middle piece is brushed silver and coral. It is approximately 1/2 inch wide by 3/4 inches long. The center piece surrounding the coral is polished silver with brushed sides, and is about 1 1/4 inches wide. The end pieces are brushed, hand-pierced silver and are approximately 1/4 inch wide. All pieces are hollow and about 1/4 inch deep.

A one-of-a-kind entirely hand-crafted necklace. Each piece is signed.

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