Boone : Zuni Jewelry Master and Carver
Evalena is one of
our favorite Zuni artists. Her enthuiasm for everything she does is
a joy to see.
We met Evalena
through her mother, Lena, whose work we have collected for years and
whose friendship we treasure.
We first met
Evalena when she was a University student at UNM in Albuquerque. At
that time she was carving Zuni fetishes to support herself in school.
Her work showed the promise instilled in her by her mother.
She was studying
marketing and graduated to take her skills to work for Native American
We acquired the
fetish necklace she carved when we visited with her mother and her
in Albuquerque. We were impressed by how she carried her fetish carving
skills over into jewelry.
piece is a one-of-a-kind necklace that is just waiting
for the right person to come along and wear it.
For more Authentic
Native American jewelry, follow the links below:
15 years, Aboriginals: Art of the First Person closed its physical
gallery on Sanibel Island, Florida in August, 2005.
We now market and sell Native American Indian jewelry and turquoise
on the Web exclusively, and by appointment locally.
We also are represented at Gannon's Art & Antiques Mall and at
the Lee County Alliance for the Arts, both in Fort Myers, FL.
Nothing has changed except our ability to reduce our prices by eliminating
We pride ourselves on the quality of the Native American jewelry and
turquoise we offer and we guarantee
them for quality and authenticity.