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The way of the heart leads to the center of all things. Wings tracks its progression with this old traditional-style wristband crafted of heavy polished bridle leather and six sterling silver miniature conchas, each evoking the imagery of a journey within a broader hoop of stylized hearts and symbols of illumination.  The conchas are cut […]

The seas stretch in all directions, the tides ebb and flow, and the world arises at the water’s edge. Wings honors world and waters alike in the forging of this hook bracelet, a vintage style finding resurgent expression. The narrow silver band is stamped down the center of its surface in a chased pattern that makes […]

The Four Winds move and shape our world, within the storm and without. In this cuff, Wings honors their elemental power with this return to one of his own informal signature series and an old classic, traditional Native style of silverwork. It begins with a beautifully simple band of heavy, solid nine-gauge sterling silver, hammered by […]

A healthy Earth, flowering in the light, creates a world in harmony for us all. Wings honors both spirit and goal with this cuff bracelet, sterling silver in full flower. The band is scored freehand into seven separate spaces, a sacred number that in some traditions is the number of the directions, the clans, and […]

The web of the world is the spirits’ embrace, an elemental cradle of earth and water, storm and light. Wings pays tribute to its nurturing power and animating force with his newest cuff bracelet wrought in the avatars of those elemental beings. It begins with a sterling silver cuff, sparingly hand stamped in traditional patterns […]

Before the snow flies, spirits of earth and sky dream Indian Summer dreams. Wings honors these visions and the spirits who dream them with his newest masterwork, a piece conceived in the deep symbolism of tradition and executed with 21st-Century élan. The focal point is a large, beautifully spiderwebbed rectangular cabochon of ultra-high-grade Black-Web Kingman […]

Thresholds and borders and spaces between serve to bring spaces together, whether seasons, time, or planes of existence. Wings honors this process of convergence with his latest cuff, wrought of sterling silver triangle wire hand-rolled and -milled into its own convergence of lines and forms, shapes and spaces. At the center, the silver rises into […]

We live now at a threshold, a moment between seasons and spaces. Wings captures its contradictions, the flow of its lines and permeability of its barriers, in this new cuff hand-rolled and -milled of heavy sterling silver triangle wire. The band itself is solid and substantial, with just the right amount of weight and heft. At its […]

Ribbon shirts  and shields and medicine wheels are adorned in the sacred colors of the earth spirits: the winds and the sacred directions, of the elements, of the sky and soil and plants and, yes, the waters. With this slender cuff made of hand-milled and -rolled sterling silver triangle wire, Wings brings together three silver […]

They are the stuff of dreams, spirit threads that form the warp and weft of vision and ceremony like slender, fragile filaments of light. Wings weaves them together in this delicate new cuff, the slimmest strand of solid sterling silver triangle wire, hand rolled and milled to three delicate threads in one: one raised to […]

It is a time of elemental change, Earth rising to link past and present and future in a sacred hoop of protection and survival. Wings links them in more tangible ways with this spectacularly complex cuff, one that fuses one of his very early pieces into a whole new work that honors elemental powers, sacred […]

When the lightning comes, it summons the elemental forces, renewing the world by the power of the storm. Wings pays tribute to its role with this new solid sterling silver cuff, rendered in heavy three-gauge cube wire. Deeply stamped linked bolts of lightning chase each other down the surface of the band, the blank space on the […]

Wind and water are two of the most potent elements of this place, forces that together hold and carry the power of the storm. Wings pays tribute to their combined power, and to the storm they create, with this new cube-wire cuff made of heavy three-gauge solid sterling silver. Vertical lines representing the winds are arrayed, […]

The square of the moon is one small equation in the algebra of light, a fraction of the heavens and a decimal point in the night, an elemental part of the mathematics of the cosmos. We sit at angles to her, gradients and curves that change with time and day and season, and still she remains […]

The earth warms and grows beneath the light. Wings honors both with this cuff made of sterling silver triangle wire, slender but solid. The apex of the band is accented with dozens of small stamps, rows and rays flanked on either angled side by a chased pattern of rising suns. At either end, the band […]

As in Grandmother Spider’s web, medicine is found in the sheltering sky: protection, healing, the holding of life itself by the webwork of clouds that carry the rain. Wings honors the power of sky and stormcloud, rain and web alike in this simple, elegant cuff. The band is formed of solid sterling silver triangle wire of […]

A shimmering silver river pools into three beautiful blue-green lakes in this brand-new cuff by Wings. The band is a solid sheet of sterling silver, hammered by hand in hundreds of strikes to create an effect not unlike light-dappled ripples on the surface of a flowing river. At the center, a large oval cabochon of […]

We are peoples born of a red sun. Wings honors its life-giving, life-sustaining power with three slender strands of silver braided together, flowing outward from a fiery carnelian orb. The outer strands are formed of slim lengths of half-round wire stretched gently outward at the center and bisected by a delicate strand of twisted silver, […]

The River of Stars flows like water across the night sky. Some call it the Milky Way; others, the bridge to the other world; still others, a way of connecting earth with the place where the spirits dwell, bringing dreams and visions, prosperity and life itself to those of us who follow its path from far […]

In the arid land of the high desert, the Rain Road is a place of fertility and abundance. Wings charts the path to this place of prosperity with this cuff wrought in the colors of rain and sky. It begins with four substantial strands of sterling silver triangle wire, soldered together into one smooth length […]

At Taos Pueblo, the turquoise sky fans out overhead like a heavenly shell, stretching to the corners of the world above above an arc of silver light. Wings captures its ethereal beauty and celestial dance in a masterwork that evokes the very old, classic, traditional style if his ancestors, reimagined for a new day. The cuff begins […]

In the monsoon season when the thunder rolls and the lightning flows, the rains fall from the four corners of the sky. Wings has captured season and sky in this elegantly spare cuff bracelet. The band, solid and substantial, is simplicity itself: formed of four heavy strands of sterling silver triangle wire soldered smoothly together, […]

The medicine wheel summons the powers of the four directions to our healing, while the eagle’s feather sends our prayers to Spirit. Wings brings their collective forces together in this breathtaking cuff bracelet, connecting the four winds to earth and sky, linking the place of our emergence with the place in the heavens where the spirits dwell. […]

It is in the eye of the storm that we are afforded a glimpse of its passing, when the clouds part momentarily to let the light descend. Wings has captured the glow of those rays in this anticlastic cuff, as big and bold as the storm itself, as bright as the light that transcends it. The […]

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