Edison Cummings has won many awards, including the coveted Best of Class at both Santa Fe Indian Market and the Heard Museum Indian Fair and Market, the two most prestigious in the nation. His work was included in “Changing Hands: Art Without Reservation” an exhibit of contemporary Native art that originated in a New York museum, and traveled the country.
He uses a great variety of techniques in his jewelry. From repousse to chiseling, to inlaying, stamping, and tufa casting, the techniques are all superbly executed.
He is also noted for beautifully crafted silver in forms that include flatware, teapots, coffee pots, purses, and boxes. It has been said that the, diversity of pieces he creates is greater than almost any other contemporary American Indian jeweler.