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.