An ancient message retold in modern terms
Patricia McCleery has been fascinated with the amulets and talismans of ancient cultures. The ancient cliff dwellings of the Southwest inspired her to use Prehistoric Mammoth tusk, and Australian Boulder Opal in combination with silver and 22K gold to create pieces that connect us to a mysterious ancient message. An ancient message retold in modern time.
Celebrated in Santa Fe for her innovative designs, Patricia studied with famed Hopi Jeweler Charles Loloma and designed for the Smithsonian Catalog. Lapidary Journal, American Style Magazine and the Santa Fean have noted her work.