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The Silverwork

We live beneath the protection of a sheltering sky. Wings honors its shape and shade and spirit with these earrings, long dangling drops anchored by a protective Skystone. Two rich blue squares of natural American turquoise, likely from Arizona, are set into spare, low-profile bezels and sit atop sterling silver posts. Each stone is the […]

Our cosmologies teach of multiple worlds that inhabit the same universe, our own and those inhabited by the spirits. Wings calls both into being with these earrings, worlds of dust and light that exist by virtue of the elemental powers of the cosmos, the dust of creation and the light of the first dawn. Each […]

Water is life and it flows in a medicine river, creating pools of abundance, prosperity, and harmony. Wings honors the water and its many gifts with these earrings, each flowing with a green ribbon of water emptying into three pools of rich jade. These bold drops are formed around a matched pair of ribbon turquoise […]

To go well through life is to follow a flowering path, one abundant and green with life no matter the season. Wings honors both journey and way with this cuff, wrought of solid sterling silver triangle wire. The band is hand-milled to form a bold path down the center apex, flanked on its lower sides […]

Butterflies and other spirits dance on the wind beneath sunny skies. Wings pays tribute to their movement and migration with this cuff, made of solid sterling silver triangle wire stamped freehand on both top angles in a repeating pattern of bold sunrise symbols. Along the apex at the center of the band, tiny butterflies whirl […]

Autumn is the season of red sun and harvest moon, of fire in the light. Wings summons both cosmic spheres into miniature form with these vintage-style earrings wrought in an old traditional fashion. Each consists of a solid sterling silver concha that forms a radiant corona around the center orb: a smaller round concha made […]

Summer departs and autumn arrives on sunny wings. The small fierce spirits of this threshold season infuse this work by Wings, a tiny silver hummingbird who carries the sun itself. The wingéd one is cut freehand out of sterling silver, with wings outstretched in full hover and dagger-like beak at the ready. A triangular point […]

The Light Eagle appears between the clouds, silver feathers shimmering into being momentarily, then vanishing once more to the Spirit World. Wings captures and preserves a single feather with this necklace, one to keep close to the heart. The eagle feather is cut freehand from sterling silver, the barbs separated by ajouré cutwork using a […]

We live in the ethereal beauty of a stardust world, an earth formed of cosmic medicine to journey along a path made of light. Wings summons into being our world in miniature, by way of a dual-strand cuff formed of heavy-gauge sterling silver triangle wire and a phenomenally outsized cabochon of natural Pilot Mountain turquoise. […]

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 […]

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