Timmy Yazzie is half San Felipe and half Navajo. He was born in 1968. Timmy’s friends, Chalmers Day and Jimmy Harrison, inspired him to make jewelry. Timmy has been making jewelry since 1990.
Timmy specializes in making all types of jewelry. He turns raw silver into fabulous earrings, necklaces, pendants, bolo ties, concho belts, bracelets and rings. He uses a wide variety of stones on his jewelry. Timmy draws designs on his raw silver freehand, cuts his designs out with a coping saw, sauters top plate to the bottom plate, oxidizes, cuts stones manually, shapes stones and polishes his finished pieces. He signs his jewelry: TY with the Y beneath the letter T. Timmy is related to: Dora Yazzie (mother), the late Joe Yazzie and the late Santana Chavez.
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