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The Silverwork

Beneath a fall of water and light, warm waves rock gently against the earth. Wings summons their soft dancing spirits with this cuff, hand-rolled and -milled of sterling silver ingot that shines like ripples on the surface of a quiet lake. The band is solid and substantial, milled to produce a crested wave down the center […]

New life emerges in a fall of water and light. With this cuff, Wings honors each filament that arises — a flower’s stamen, a feather’s barb, silvered threads, an element made of pure light — all banding together in raised strands of sterling silver ingot buffed to a finish just off Florentine. The long slender band […]

The warm days descend in a fall of water and light, the sun’s rays spread outward like the silvery fringe of the sky’s own shawl. Wings has crafted this cuff in the lines of the light, a single band striated into three-dimensional conjoined strands of silver fringe, all buffed a shade off Florentine. The simple […]

The spirits go love dancing in the light of a Pueblo sky. Wings summons their form and shape in these new earrings, coppery-red hearts wrapped in turquoise robes. Head and torso are formed of a matched pair of hearts as full and red as the iconic love they represent: red agate cabochons in the color of the metallic […]

It’s the ultimate expression of love, two hearts dancing freely in the joy of each other’s existence. Wings summons that spirit of romantic love with these earrings, manifest in the light of brilliant silver and the fidelity of the deepest of blues. They begin with a pair of simple sterling silver ovals, a center hoop excised […]

In our way, our love for all that is springs straight from our indigenous hearts. Wings honors the unique qualities of our hearts, both literal and metaphorical, with a pair of stunning earrings in the colors of our people: each drop as bold and brave as a warrior’s heart, as red as our collective spirit. They […]

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 […]

Love flows along the rivers of the heart. Wings honors its journey with a pair of earrings built around the warm, luminous glow of two fiery red agate cabochons. Each stone, beveled and high-domed, assumes the shape of a heart, and each is held in the secure embrace of a saw-toothed bezel atop a heart-shaped […]

A sunlit heart is warm even on the coldest days. Wings adds a little fire to the winter with a necklace in sizzling reds and golds. The focal point is a heart-shaped cabochon of brilliant apple coral of. truly phenomenal size, a mysterious whorl of flame-hued scarlet, crimson, amber, gold, and bronzed, all aswirl in a […]

The journey of the light lives in sundance hearts. Wings evokes Father Sun’s daily dance across the sky, the love and warmth it represents, with earrings aflame in coral and amber. The hearts themselves are wrought in beautifully beveled heart-shaped cabochons of brilliant apple coral, each stone aswirl with reds and oranges and metallic whorls […]

A rolling sun travels across the sky each day, pinwheels of light illuminating the earth below. Wings summons its form and shape, motion and journey, in a classic vintage-style ring wrought in sterling silver ingot. The band is solid, substantial patterned wire, wide enough to hold a vaguely Mucha- like flowering design in a tradition […]

One of the jewels of the desert is the turquoise dawn. Wings invokes its beauty and power with these classic earrings, wrought in traditional fashion of silver and stone. The sterling silver settings are formed of bright oval medallions, polished to a mirror sheen and edged all the way around in hand-stamped sunrise symbols to […]

We weep from pain and for joy, but the tears of the earth fall as the gift of the rain. Wings summons the spirit of earth and rain alike in these bold, elegant earrings, silver and stone in the shape of beautiful tears. Each drop is crafted of a sterling silver setting in a classic teardrop […]

To experience a Red Willow sunrise is to live through a moment of magic, utterly ephemeral and yet somehow timeless. Wings honors the beauty of the dawn in this place with these earrings wrought in an old traditional Native style. Each drop is crafted as a single concha, stamped across the front with the rays […]

Dragonflies are messengers of love and joy, small spirits dancing on the light. Wings pays tribute to their outsized power and ethereal beauty, and to the old ways of silversmithing, with this necklace-and-earrings set wrought vintage-style in sterling silver ingot. The earrings, shown in close-up below, are crafted of ingot silver, molten, poured, and hammered by […]

Dragonflies are messengers of love and joy, small spirits dancing on the light. Wings pays tribute to their outsized power and ethereal beauty, and to the old ways of silversmithing, with this necklace-and-earrings set wrought vintage-style in sterling silver ingot. The necklace, shown in close-up below, is crafted of ingot silver, molten, poured, and hammered […]

In the starlit hours of dusk and dawn, the storm brings the magic of indigo rain. Such mysterious precipitation finds expression in Wings’s earrings, bold sterling silver teardrops centered by a matched pair of freeform cabochons of sparkling lapis lazuli, each held fast in the embrace of a saw-toothed bezel. The stones are flat and smooth as the surface of […]

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 […]

Some of the old stories tell how our earth emerged from the waters, and the people with it. With this ring, Wings has crafted an image in miniature of Turtle Island, amidst other land masses, arising with its own seas out of the shimmering silver waters of the underworld. The ring is formed of a […]

Even as time ticks steadily onward, a timeless earth reckons our days by the light. With these earrings, Wings pays tribute to the passage of time, and to earth’s transcendence of it. The pair is built around matched triangular cabochons of warm green turquoise in a soft, fertile shade, each stone marbled with beautiful earthy […]

At the edges of the sky, we enter a world of cosmic dreams. Wings summons their spirit with these earrings, spare and simple drops full of symbolism and substance. A matched pair of Kingman turquoise cabochons, a perfect sky blue with only the barest hints of pale matrix, are turned 90 degrees to form a diamond […]

Sometimes the most profound love is expressed through tears. Wings honors the love of water, for us and by us, with these new earrings in the form of large silver teardrops. Each drop is polished to a mirror sheen, single small hoops hand-drilled through the narrow end to hold sterling silver wires. At the center of […]

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 […]

Our world is made of earth and water, fire and air, and of such ethereal materials as moondust and starlight. So, too, are our women, warriors all, emerging from the strength of the soil and the spirits of the skies. Wings pays tribute to the elemental force and ephemeral light of their beings with the latest […]

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