Slender Maker Of Silver
- Vickie Yorke
Slender Maker of Silver Squash Blossom Necklace
‘Slender Maker of Silver’ as he became known, was the brother and most important student to the one, who many people refer to as the first Navajo silversmith “Atsidi Sani”. Slender Maker of Silver, who lived on the Navajo reservation from 1880 to 1890, is recognised as being one of the first and greatest Navajo silversmiths. To this day, many of the Navajo smiths that have now become household names can be traced back to him.
This Crescent/ Quash Blossom Necklaces pictured below is on display at New Mexico’s Wheelwright Museum in Santa Fe. This necklace was sold to the Museum by author and authority Robert Bauver, for well in excess of $100,000.00 USD a number of years ago.