James Shelago 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, and has been featured on Arizona Illistrated on PBS. Custom orders are encouraged and welcomed.