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Shelago's Artwerks USA
You will fall in love when you walk into Shelago's Artwerks USA. Artist owned and operated and stressing outstanding customer service, Jim or Mimi Shelago are always happy to give you a personal tour of their gallery and to answer questions you may have concerning any of the art shown. Jim's lapidary and silversmith shop is on site so you may catch a glimpse of him creating his internationally renowned and awarded stone and silver jewelry. Known for the wide variety of rare and beautiful stone and sterling jewelry to choose from, custom orders are also encouraged to give our customers an exclusive, unique shopping experience.
There is much more than just jewelry though!! The gallery has fine art and crafts from more than 28 artists from throughout the USA! Many of these artist and crafters have won awards for their creations at juried fine art and craft shows all over the country. There is a wide variety of items to choose from including:
- Custom Lapidary and Silversmithing from James Shelago
- Rock Art Sculpture from Jerry Locke
- Fine Southwestern Acrylic Art from James Lee
- Unique Clay Gargoyles from Miles Thompson
- Sculptures made of Recycled Construction Products from Körtland Haberlien
- And Many More!
Shelago's Artwerks is a one stop shopping experience for those looking for unique fine art at affordable prices. Usually open 7 days a week except on major holidays.
Custom Lapidary and Silversmithing
Fine jewelry out of stone and sterling. Jim is a self taught internationally known artist, with a love for rocks and designing that one of a kind piece for his clients. He has been a full time artist for more than a decade. During that time he has won more than 6 best of show or first place awards at fine art shows all over the US, and has been chosen as the feature artist at a number of fine art shows on the east coast. He has clients in more than 45 countries and is known by his peers as being an expert in various types of stone, especially in turquoise, He works exclusively with turquoise from North America, along with other rare and beautiful stones most jewelers do not work with. In addition James has written for art magazines and publications around the country about various topics and has written reviews on art shows and artists around the US. He was recently filmed for a video by Antique Roadshow. Custom orders are encouraged and welcomed.
Unique Clay Gargoyles
Miles is one of only a handful of authentic gargoyle artists in the world. He creates collectible gargoyles from natural stoneware or porcelain clay. Miles is from Tucson Arizona. Miles discovered gargoyles while in the service and after discharge studied abroad in order to learn how to make his highly sought after collectables. Each gargoyle is hand crafted with no two being a like. He has been written about and featured in articles all over the world and at 70 was featured on Arizona Highways TV show.
Stained Glass Ornaments
Anita is a stained glass artist from Arizona who specializes in small ornament type pieces of Art. She will often make nativity scenes, angels and the ever popular southern Arizona flora and fauna. Anita has been with our gallery for more than three years and has become quite popular. Her work is normally done with stained glass and lead which is coated and polished.