Valerie Jade Calabaza

  • Kewa Pueblo, New Mexico
  • Jewelry - Traditional Form

Coming from Santo Domingo (Kewa) Pueblo, New Mexico, Valerie Jade Calabaza carrying her late grandparents Joseph F. and Mary Ann Calabaza's family legacy and speciality of super-fine heishi necklaces, and traditional mosaic inlay. In which, Joe F. and Mary Ann learned to make traditional jewelry from Great-Grandfather Patricio Calabaza. Valerie Jade Calabaza and her younger sister, Kateri Miller, continue their grandparent's specialties and teachings to carry on their legacy.

Sample of Work

5-strand Superfine Heishi Kingman Turquoise Necklace

5-strand Superfine Heishi Kingman Turquoise Necklace

2462 x 3107

Jewelry - Traditional Form

Purple Spiny Oyster Traditional Inlay Necklace with matching Earrings as set

Purple Spiny Oyster Traditional Inlay Necklace with matching Earrings as set

3024 x 4032

Jewelry - Traditional Form

3-Strand Superfine Heishi Multi-Necklace

3-Strand Superfine Heishi Multi-Necklace

3024 x 4032

Jewelry - Traditional Form