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!

Hollow Form Pendant with Black Pearl

Hollow Form Pendant with Black Pearl

Brushed silver and black pearl shadowbox opens organically within a squared pendant.

Modern feminine. Simply lovely!

Approximately 1 1/2 inches high by 3/4 inches wide and 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a 16 inch silver omega necklace.

Triple Goddess Pendant with Two Lines

Triple Goddess Pendant with Two Lines

This brushed silver hollow form pendant with three turquoise stones and two lines that open to a shadowbox is clean and modern. A classic southwestern combination of materials with contemporary execution.

A simple, beautiful, piece.

Approximately two inches long by a half inch wide and a quarter inch deep. Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind. A signature Matagi Sorensen design. Shown here with a seven-strand, sixteen inch omega necklace. Hand-signed.

Azurite and Silver Overlay Shadowbox Pendant

Azurite and Silver Overlay Shadowbox Pendant

Bright blue and deep blue tops this polished and matte silver shadowbox overlay hollow form pendant.

Modern feminine smooth line and fluid shape.

Hand-carved silver. One-of-a-kind hand-crafted piece. Approximately 2 1/2 inches long, 3/4 inch wide, 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back.

Red Tree ~ Silver and Copper Shadowbox Slider

Red Tree ~ Silver and Copper Shadowbox Slider This sweet little slider pendant has a silver body with a copper top that is hand-carved and is coated with red enamel. Variations in color and texture on the enamel are due to the hand-crafted process of the piece. Classic Native American technique with a contemporary design.Continue reading “Red Tree ~ Silver and Copper Shadowbox Slider”

Double-Sided Silver Disc Slider Pendant with Filigree

Double-Sided Silver Disc Slider Pendant with Filigree

This two-sided pendant may be worn with the shadowbox side showing or the solid side showing. Handcut design opens up to show the inner workings of the pendant, giving hints to the process of the piece.

Wear the shadowbox side for a more organic feel, or the solid side for a more clean look.

Entirely handcrafted. One inch diameter, 1/4 inch deep. Signed.

Black Pearl and Brushed Silver Slider Pendant

Black Pearl and Brushed Silver Slider Pendant

The soft sheen of brushed silver meets the subtle glow of black pearl in this hollow form shadowbox pendant. Traditional technique with modern style.

Clean and simple. The black line of the “shadow” makes the pearl stand out.
Approximately 3/4″ diameter, 1/4″ deep. Hand-crafted, hollow form. Matagi Sorensen signature design. Signed on the back. Shown with a 5-strand 16 inch black omega necklace.

Pearl in Copper and Silver Tear Pendant

Pearl in Copper and Silver Tear Pendant

Smooth pearl rests in the soft warm glow of brushed copper backed by brushed silver in this hollow form shadowbox pendant. Classic Native American technique with modern design. As the copper matures, it will deepen in color.

Very feminine.

Hand-drafted, one-of-a-kind. Approximately 1″ in diameter by 1/4″ deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a 5-strand 18″ omega necklace.

Faceted Peridot and Silver Slider Pendant

Faceted Peridot and Silver Slider Pendant

Bright, clear, spring green of faceted peridot is set in extremely matte silver — a combination of ethereal and earthy. Bold yet simple shadowbox design.

Approximately 5/8″ diameter, but 1/4 inch deep. Hollow form, hand-crafted. Signed on the back. Shown with a 7-strand, 16 inch silver omega necklace.

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