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Chalmers Day

An acknowledged master of the Hopi overlay silver technique, learned silversmithing from the celebrated Preston Monongye. Chalmers’ work is highly collectible and widely collected.
A noted reference work states: “Chalmers specializes in very detailed and sophisticated designs in the overlay technique. The quality of his artistry is exceptional. His compositions combine village scenes, cornfields, kachinas and more in a single piece?. His jewelry takes one on a journey into the Hopi world. His designs portray the life of the Hopi, their migrations, ceremonies and spiritual figures. He is recognized as one of the greatest overlay jewelers in history.”