Tear-shaped Coral and Silver Shadowbox Pendant

Coral Hollow Tear 1Tear-shaped Coral and Silver Shadowbox Pendant

Brushed silver carries red coral punctuated by the deep black in the shadowbox. The cut out at the top of the pendant flows with the overall shape of the tear and the coral. Holes in the side of the pendant allow the necklace to be seen through the front.
Entirely hand-crafted, this pendant is approximately a two inches long by an inch-and-a-half wide and a quarter inch deep. The coral is one-of-a-kind, as is the entire piece. Shown with a sixteen-inch silver omega necklace (separate from the pendant). Hand-signed on the back.

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!

Trinity – Part 3

Trinity – Part 3

The inner part of the Trinity is a shadowbox pendant with a rounded brushed copper top with a pearl nestled in its opening. Both the pearl and the copper have a sheen that almost glows.

A lovely standout piece on it’s own. The combination of copper, silver and pearl is captivating. As the copper matures, its color will deepen and shift as it responds to its environment.

A truly organic piece.

The copper inner shadowbox pendant is 1/2 inch wide and 1 1/4 inches long, and fits inside of the silver outer pendant. Both are about 1/4 inch deep. Shown with a 7-strand 16″ silver omega necklace.

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.

Om Shadowbox Pendant

Om Shadowbox Pendant

A new addition to the Zen Collection!

Om is the symbol for the sound of creation, the sound of the universe. This pendant is of the symbol Om in a classic shadowbox form. Blackened silver makes the symbol stand out.

Sweet little pendant – perfect for your favorite yogi and/or meditator.

Sterling silver. Approximately 5/8″ diameter, about 1/4″ deep.

Topaz Tao Pendant – Blue Skies!

Topaz Tao Pendant – Blue Skies!

Gorgeous faceted topaz set in brushed silver. Lovely! Hand-crafted, hollow form shadowbox design.

This piece may be worn alone as a pendant or with other beads.

5/8″ in diameter.Signed. One-of-a-kind.

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Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache jewelry designer, metalsmith, and printmaker.

Inner Fire and Spark ~ Double Bead Necklace

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.

Long Drop Shadow Box Pendant – Brushed Copper and Silver

Hollow form organically-shaped shadowbox pendant of brushed silver and copper. This piece may be worn as a pendant or with other pieces like a bead.

Approximately two inches long, about a half inch wide, and a quarter inch deep. Signed on the back. Hand-crafted.

Wide Open ~ Anticlastic Silver Cuff

Wide Open ~ Anticlastic Silver Cuff Simple, elegant wide silver cuff. Beautiful open hollow form anticlastic design is polished on the curved opening and contrasts with the soft brushed silver sheen of the lip of the cuff. Hand-hammered silver. Entirely hand-crafted and one-of-a-kind. The piece is about an inch wide and fits a medium-sized wrist.Continue reading “Wide Open ~ Anticlastic Silver Cuff”

Tao Bead Pendant – Polished Copper and Silver

Tao Bead Pendant – Polished Copper and Silver

Another tao bead, this one made with polished silver and polished copper. The copper is reddened by heating it to high temperatures, the process yields random deep shades of red, purple and rust.

May be worn as a pendant, or strung with other beads.

This is a hollow form shadow box design. Hand-crafted. Signed.

5/8 inch diameter, 1/4 inch deep.

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