Randy Secatero and Sylvan Apache - Navajo & Apache
Randy Secatero and his wife Sylvana Apache live in Tohajiilee, New Mexico which is west of Albuquerque. They both create a lot of traditional Navajo jewelry together while keeping their own distict style.
Randy learned his craft from his mother, Dorothy Secatero. He is a member of the Navajo tribe from Canoncito NM. He specializes in working with heavy gauge sterling that is enhanced with deep symetrical and precise stamping. Randy's style is more contemporary but with traditional elements, style and technique.
Sylvana Apache is a member of the Navajo Tribe and the Mescalero Apache tribe. Randy and Sylvana create beautiful copper and silver jewelry that is stamped with traditional Navajo designs. Sylvana also does inlay pieces that Randy creates the silver work for her amazingly detailed inlaid jewelry and knives.