Dezbah Beads' Profile
I am an enrolled Dine' (Navajo) Tribal member and also an artist trained at the" Institute of American Indian Arts " (I.A.I.A.) in Santa Fe, New Mexico in the 1970s. When I was younger I lived on my reservation and also graduated from High School there. I have also done a great deal of traveling, which I am sure has had a great influence on me. I love to travel.
Because I am part Navajo, I have a very eclectic collection of work. Not all of my work is Native inspired. You will see baby moccasins and medicine bags, to necklaces and earrings. Color is a huge inspiration for me and generally will even trump the monetary value of a stone in my eyes.
In the past, I have worked as a silversmith and also done stainglass work, quilting, and even tried my hand at pottery (although I wasn't very good at it). My love however, has…
- Born on October 21
- Joined July 19, 2011