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Arland Ben Jewelry Is Among the Finest and Most Collectible Artists

May 26th 2014 at 1:58 AM

Native American artist, Arland Ben was born in Bluff, Utah. He is famous for his overlay gold and silver jewelry which features hand cut overlay design and a rare gem grade turquoise. He learned the basics of jewelry making at the age of 29 from his brother in law Vincent Platero. He later taught himself the overlay and goldsmithing techniques which have made him famous. His signature pieces incorporate ancient petroglyph designs which are inspired by the rock art found in his native homeland. He is also well known for the prehistoric art motifs used in his designs which are inspired by the ancient drawings at Newspaper Rock in Utah.

Arland Ben studied art at Brigham Young University and also attended premed courses at the University of Utah. He was active in wrestling before he became a jeweler. He has diverse talents that are not confined to jewelry making. His other professional endeavors include doing the stunt work and acting in movies like “Last of the Mohicans”, “Geronimo” and “Buffalo Girls”. Arland has won several awards in jewelry making including the Santa Fe Indian Market and the Heard museum show. He lives in New Mexico and is a husband and father of two sons apart from being an avid horse rider. His latest artistic endeavor is photography and his work is highly regarded.

Arland Ben jewelry is in a class of its own. The rare and beautiful turquoise used in his jewelry pieces make it even more valuable and collectible. His earrings, bracelets, pendants, bolos and buckles combine both a traditional feel and a contemporary look. Their timeless elegance is unmistakable. Arland has become one of the most highly respected and widely collected Native American artists as he is able to impress people of different tastes and preferences to find their choice of jewelry in the pieces created by him.

The stylish jewelry created by Arland Ben is available in museums throughout the world, in fine art galleries and now on the internet. All you have to do is search for the appropriate keyword in your favorite search engine and you will come across many sites selling jewelry made by Arland Ben. As with any purchase, however, it is important to learn more about the store and its reliability with whom you are working with and the services offered by them are customer centric or not. Apart from it, whether they establish a relationship with the clientele who are working with them.


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Turquoise Direct is the home of authentic handmade Native American turquoise jewelry that is designed by award winning Native American artists. This unique jewelry is created with the finest natural American turquoise and set in exquisite contemporary and traditional silver and gold designs. From bracelets to earrings, necklaces and rings to buckles and bolos, one can find a wide range of jewelry designs here, each created by some of the most collectible and highly respected Native American artists in the Southwest. All jewelry is available at highly competitive prices as we deal directly with the Native American jewelers and the American turquoise miners.

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