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Roy Talahaftewa

A prominent Hopi silversmith, born in Shungopovi, Arizona. Roy grew up in California, where he graduated high school Moving to Phoenix, he spent the next twenty or so years raising a family and developing his silversmithing gift.. He did silver work for several businesses in the Phoenix area before his career took off in 1981, when one of his pieces won “Best of Show” at the prestigious Heard Museum Indian Art Show. Roy has since won much national recognition for his jewelry, which has become very collectible.