Gerald Lomaventema, Jeweler

Gerald Lomaventema, Hopi Overlay Jeweler. Second Mesa, AZ | 2016

Gerald Lomaventema will share the tradition of Hopi overlay jewelry, which he observed his father create when he was young. He began a formal apprenticeship at age 19 through the Hopi Guild Co-op on Second Mesa, and later learned to create jewelry in 3D and with color.


That’s a Lomaventema: A Hopi Silversmith on Making and Teaching. BorderLore, January 2018.

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