Deseño Vaquero means Design Cowboy. Pieces are cut from cholla cactus wood. Inlays are paua shell and native crystal. Silver ends and locking clasps hold the leather braided cord in place. Bolos, necklaces and earrings have individual descriptions with each image clicked to and selected.
Making wearable art - bolo ties, necklaces, and earrings
Deseño Vaquero Bolos
Bolos carved from cholla cactus wood and inlaid with paua shell and native crystal.
Deseño Vaquero Necklaces
Hand carved from native cholla wood, inlaid with New Zealand paua and native crystal.
Deseño Vaquero Earrings
Designed to preserve the character of cholla wood. Inlaid with New Zealand paua shell. Lightweight to wear with unique features and colors.
Sculptures from Coyote Cliffs
Most of my sculptures are nature-sourced. I work with cholla, crystals and rocks I've prospected, items found on trails around Coyote Cliffs. I've also worked with metal and ceramic.