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Virgil and Shirley Benn

Shirley is from Hopi, a descendant of the legendary potter, Nampeyo; VIrgil is from Zuni Pueblo. Together they are masters of inlay jewelry, especially figural pieces.
This husband and wife are noted for the high quality of their work. A leading reference book has said “Their mosaic Kachina figures are masterpieces.” Other subjects include naturalistic birds, flowers, rodeo cowboy figures, and so on.