Pilar and Calvin Lovato
“Heishi Cut Blue Kingman Turquoise Bracelet” by Calvin and Pilar Lovato
" Heishi Blue Kingman Turquoise Bracelet" by Calvin and Pilar Lovato
length 7 1/2" Bracelet of Heishi cut Shell and Blue Kingman Turquoise, Closure is a Kingman Turquoise button with loop.
Calvin and Pilar Lovato of Santo Domingo Pueblo are a husband-and-wife team making traditional and contemporary heishi jewelry made of natural stone and shell. With inspiration from nature, they carry on an ancient lapidary tradition to create their jewelry.
Award winning artists recognized at the Phoenix Heard Museum Indian show and Santa Fe Indian Market. They have a registered hallmark of a square melon shell bead that they incorporate into their design.
Calvin and Pilar Lovato
Pilar and Calvin Lovato of Santo Domingo Pueblo in Central New Mexio, are a husband-and-wife team making traditional and contemporary heihsi jewelry made of natural stone and shell. With inspiration from nature, they carry on an ancient lapidary tradition to create their jewelry.
" While using modern lapidary equipment, we try to carry on an ancient way of designing and creating beautiful jewelry"
The Lovato work has a registered hallmark of a square shell bead incorporated into their designs.
Award winning artists at Santa Fe Indian Market and the Phoenix Heard Museum, Calvin and Pilar have collectors around the world.