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J1529 Aaron John

Overlay Corn Plant

Price: $495.00
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J1529 Aaron John Sterling silver overlay Corn plant by Navajo silversmith Aaron John. The 3/4” x 1” ring is on a 1/2” band with a hogan and sheep overlay. Turquoise and coral rounds compliment the corn plant. Size: 7 3/4

Aaron is a self-taught silversmith. He started working with silver 20 years ago when he found the key to his father’s silversmith tools. His work is fresh, exciting and exquisitely made. Favorite designs include overlay dragonflies, hummingbirds, and other graceful creatures, interspersed with colorful inlay stone in turquoise, coral & black jade, which are the colors of light reflecting off water as it moves under the sun.

About the artist

Aaron John

Aaron John is from Fort Defiance on the Navajo reservation.

At the age of 16, having seen his Dad's tool box every day at the end of the hall in the family house, he finally found the key and opened it up. To his delight he found all of his Dad's jewelry making tools. Little by little he taught himself how to use them. Over the years when Aaron had time he would treat his in-laws with jewelry for Christmas and birthdays.

Four years ago Aaron retired from having been a coal miner for 22 years. He took up silversmithing full time and is fast becoming one of the top new artists today.

He has incredible detail in his work, and uses great stones.  He is a self-taught jeweler, like many others but unlike many, his work is fresh, individual, and beautifully made. Favorite design motifs involve overlaid dragonflies, butterflies, hummingbirds, and other graceful creatures, interspersed with small coral and turquoise stones.

About Bischoff's

Bischoff's Gallery opened in 1999. The gallery, located in historic Old town Scottsdale, Arizona carries work by Native American, western, and southwestern artists. Known for it's collection of Native American Jewelry, Bischoff's also offers a selection of Navajo rugs, kachinas, pottery, baskets and fine art from artisans of many tribes...

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Bischoff's Gallery

3925 N Brown Ave • Scottsdale, AZ • 85251

Phone: 480 946 6155

Fax: 480 945 3583

Email: sales@bischoffsouthwestart.com