Michael has been in the jewelry business for almost 40 years. He's lived on the Navajo Reservation for over a decade, perfecting his original designs. He is well known for his unique elk ivory jewelry and specializes in handmade feathers, leaves, flowers, and vines. Michael is one of the few people in the nation creating these one-of-a-kind, handmade gemstone pieces of jewelry. He works in 10 kt. & 14 kt. gold, platinum, sterling silver, and occasionally, German silver, brass, and copper. All of his work is completely handmade and signed.