Calvin Begay
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Calvin Begay

Tribe: Navajo Nation
(Utah, Arizona, New Mexico)

An award-winning artist, jeweler, designer and master craft-man; was born in Gallup New Mexico in 1965 and raised in Tohatvhi in northwest New Mexico.

Calvin designed his first piece of jewelry at age 10, learning from his mother and uncle. In more than 20 years as a jewelry designer and craftsman, he has become a master in every aspect of the design and manufacturing process, winning numerous awards at the Gallup Inter Tribal Ceremonial, including Best of Show 1989. His jewelry has been featured in Arizona Highway and Southwest Art Magazines.

This gifted artist continually innovates and updates his designs, working in both gold and silver, and adding new motifs and stones to his repertoire.

    Best Of Show from Gallup Inter Tribal Ceremonial on 1/1/1989