Museum Quality Estate
Indian Jewelry Collection
Preston Monongye-Hopi/Mission :Preston Monongye specialized in every silverworking technique particularly in combinations of castwork,0verlay,
and wrought work.Spouse was Ida Mae Lee, son is Jessie Monongye. Preston Monongye is now deceased.
Phil Sekaquaptewa- Hopi :Phil Sekaquaptewa specializes in silver and gold overlay and special
commission work. Son of Wayne Sekaquaptewa who is deceased.
Johny Mike Begay-Navajo : Johny Mike Begay worked for Dean Kirk,John Kennedy,and
the White Hogan. Johny Mike Begay is now deceased.
Tom Curtis- Navajo :Tom Curtis specializes in heavy gage stamped work.
Lee Yazzie-Navajo :Lee Yazzie was smith for Joe Tanner and collaborated with Preston
Monongyeat one time.
Jack Adakai-Navajo :Jack Adakai is best known for squash blossoms and concha
belts. Son-in-Law is John Hornbeck, Spouse is Minnie Adakai. Jack Adakai is now deceased.
Horace Iule-Zuni :specialized in channel inlay and cast work.
Produced from 1925 untill his death in th late 1970s.
Elliot Qualo-Zuni : Elliot Qualo specialized in raised mosaic inlay in
shell.Produced from 1960 untill his death in the late 1970s. Son of Myra
Silas Ohmsatte-Zuni : Silas Ohmsatte ia a specialist in raised mosaic. Spouse is Berdie Ohmsatte.
Boyd Tsosie-Navajo : Boyd Tsosie is a Silversmith/Lapidarist, specializes in fashion
jewelry. Prefers to work in gold over silver, learned the craft from
Kenneth Begay at Many Farms Navajo Community College cica 1960.
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