Jewelry-making is a tradition of people-groups around the globe. Native Americans are long famous for stunning handmade adornments. Known world-wide for their use of the silver-turquoise combination, American Indians have been making jewelry since ancient times, using the natural elements around them.
Sterling silver was incorporated into their craft in the 1800’s when the Spaniards came. The paired silver and turquoise has been appreciated and worn as adornment for nearly two hundred years.
Before that time, and since, exquisite beadwork decorated the clothing of warriors and women alike. Native bead-making is an ancient craft, and beaded turquoise jewelry was fashioned into neckpieces, bracelets, and clothing. Beautiful items taken from nature’s resources including brass, copper, silver, turquoise, shells, and stones, were shaped into jewelry rooted in the local culture.
Dusty Shutt Silver continues the jewelry-making tradition – with a twist. Incorporating natural Colorado flair with Dusty’s interpretation and imagination transforms nature’s elements into beautiful, hand-crafted works of wearable art. Dusty’s unique artistic ability produces one-of-a-kind pieces of jewelry starring sterling silver, turquoise, coral, copper, pearls, and semi-precious stones. Choose the perfect-for-you accessory of unparalleled natural beauty and ingenious Dusty-design, or present someone you love with a gift of custom-made jewelry.
At Dusty Shutt Silver, the skill of the silversmiths combines with an inspired love of nature and art to produce cuffs and bracelets, necklaces and pendants, rings and earrings for both men and women. Let your style shine through your choice of jewelry pieces for every occasion. Whether you’re searching for stunning, stand-alone pieces, or for under-stated elegance, or for happy, whimsical trimmings, Dusty Shutt Silver has what you’re looking for. Check out our collections. And follow us on Facebook at Dusty Shutt Silver, Ltd. For tradition with a twist – wear Dusty Shutt Silver jewelry with pride. That’s exactly how we make it.