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The Silverwork

A desert wind paints the landscape in water, dust, and light. Wings honors its powerful animating spirit, and that of its canvas, too, with these earrings wrought in sterling silver and landscape jasper. The earrings are built around a matched pair of teardrop-shaped cabochons of landscape jasper, each its own painting in miniature: sandy earth […]

The outside world calls Mother Earth the Big Blue Marble, but our cosmologies contain worlds that transcend space, time, form, or color. Blue worlds are places of magic and mystery, medicine and power, holding the color of the sky and the waters and the hottest of flames simultaneously. Wings summons their likeness into being with […]

The high desert’s monsoon season is one of starkly beautiful landscapes, and after the rain, the sunset sets the sky aflame against a still-gray earth. Wings summons the spirits of storm and sunset simultaneously in these dangling drop earrings, each a long, elegant cascade of landscape jasper set into bezels backed with a feathery pattern […]

The Dawn Horse and the Night Bird are spirits of air and sky, medicine beings here to guide us and protect us on the path throughout our days. Wings summons both spirits onto a miniature medicine shield: a big, bold, beautiful necklace that is wearable art and protective amulet simultaneously. The shield is cut freehand […]

In the languages of the Algonquin peoples, Miskwaki means “Red Earth.” Our last horse, a red-paint Indian pony, is named Miskwaki, a tribute to my language, his color, and his red earth spirit that matches the coppery soil of this land. Wings honors the strong fierce spirit of this horse, a red and white fire […]

The willow branch weeps green tears of joy, a celebration of the summer season. Wings evokes its shape and spirit in these long dangling drops. Each earring is cut freehand of sterling silver into a graceful rectangle, filed smooth, then hand-milled in a leafy pattern that calls to mind the frond-like leaves of our lush […]

Water lilies are the flowering spirits of summer mornings, fragrant, delicate,  bright momentary beauties of warm-weather ponds. Their lives are brief but brilliant, intensely-hued and -scented gifts to those who think to look for them. Wings brings their likeness to hand year-round with this bold new ring, a stone the color of the waters set […]

In summer, the whole world blooms beneath a flowering light. Wings summons silvered blossoms into being year-round with this finger cuff, a self-adjusting ring that rests gently on the finger even as it reaches upward to touch the light. Anticlastic shaping provides graceful curves at either edge and an underside as smooth as silk. Before […]

The greening of the Earth finds full expression in summer, a manifestation of fertility and gift of renewal. Wings honors season and spirit with this bold new cuff of solid sterling silver, hand-milled in a flowering pattern and set with five spectacular green turquoise stones. The high-grade freeform center cabochon, likely from Colorado’s Evans Mining District, […]

The Day Star is a guiding and protective spirit, one to honor and thank for the gift of the new day and renewed light. Wings summons small versions of this powerful cosmic entity into being with his latest cuff bracelet. The band is wrought of twelve-gauge sterling silver, thick enough to feel solid and substantial, […]

The horizon divides earth from sky, but does not interrupt the light. Wings pays tribute to all three cosmic spirits with this hand-milled sterling silver cuff. The band is twelve-gauge silver, solid and substantial but not heavy, filed and buffed to a silky smooth finish on the underside. Across the top, the silver is coaxed […]

Earth Mother/Mother Earth, two spirits in one: The latter births the former, the former emerges from the very being of the latter. Wings summons this most elemental spirit of the Sacred Feminine into being in this pendant, one to hang beneath the throat and over the heart. She is wrought, freehand, out of sterling silver, […]

Hummingbirds are tiny messengers of the spirits, tasked with spreading nectar upon the winds, pollinating sky in the summer light. Wings summons one of these small emissaries into being with his newest pin, one that assumes Hummingbird’s form and shape. Cut freehand from sterling silver, caught in hovering flight, her wings are scalloped with sunrise […]

Grandmother Turtle saved the First People by creating for them a world on her back. Now, it is our turn to protect her with a shield for Mother Earth. Wings summons both into being in the form of a pin — big, bold, earthy, and strong. The turtle is cut, freehand, out of a single […]

Mother Earth wears a ribbon shirt of streaming blue waters and silvery light. Wings honors her regalia, and the beauty of our natural world, with these spectacularly mobile earrings built around a matched pair of high-grade ribbon turquoise cabochons. The stones manifest in the warm dusky shades of rock and sand and dust, pale ivory […]

We are bound to a braided earth, our Mother’s brown locks wound with ribbons of water, adorned with rosettes beaded by summer flowers. Wings summons both the beauty of this indigenous land and the twining of our spirits with it in this pair of bold, earthy earrings built around a pair of stunning high-grade ribbon […]

The earth’s green rebirth arrives on summer wings. With this pendant, Wings honors seasonal shift and spirit alike in the form of the very embodiment of summer transformation, the butterfly. Cut freehand from medium-gauge sterling silver, her body and wings are hand-milled in a shimmery leafy pattern. Her body is accented with three small round […]

Feathered clouds hold up the summer sky. Wings captures their magic in this new solitaire, a classic design in silver and Skystone. The wide sterling silver band is hand-milled in a subtle pattern reminiscent of the long feather-shaped clouds the arrive on warmer winds to dance beneath the heavens’ brilliant blue. At the top, a […]

In the desert, rain is the gift of life. In the midst of near-unprecedented drought, Wings honors the birth of the monsoon season with his latest barrette, formed of medium-gauge sterling silver in a gentle arc, hand-milled in a dot-and-dash pattern that evokes the vertical fall of the heavy summer rain. In the center, a […]

Summer wildflowers rise from green-tipped stalks to blossom and dance in the light. Wings summons these spirits of warmer winds in this barrette, hand-milled in a random profusion of silvery petals across a gently arcing rectangle of medium-gauge sterling silver. In the center of the barrette, a single round citrine rests in a saw-toothed bezel, […]

In the desert, not all flowers sleep at night; twilight petals open themselves to purple skies and a silvery moon. Wings summons the spirit of such delicate yet hardy blossoms with these earrings in the colors of desert asters and moonlight. Each earring wrought of hand-milled sterling silver in a simple, elegant floral pattern, then […]

The night willow sings a whispering lullaby to the world. Here in this land of the willows, Wings pays tribute to the beauty of their song with earrings that honor their form and shape. These drops are simultaneously strong and delicate, anchored by a pair of spectacular oval lapis lazuli cabochons in the indigos and […]

Dawn pollen is an offering made to the spirits for the day to come. Wings honors its medicine with these earrings in the shape of the pollen and the color of the sunrise sky. These bold drops are anchored by a pair of exquisite oval cabochons of rose quartz, highly domed and webbed with delicate […]

In the desert, the earth thrives in a flowering dark. So, too, do the warriors, women who blossom and grow in strength and power even in the darkest night or fiercest storm. With this latest entry in his signature Warrior Woman, created in memory of his mother and in honor of women’s courage and power, […]

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