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Indian Art Market 2015: Andy Marion, Best in Show
Posted October 20, 2015
A third-generation Navajo silversmith, Andy Marion works with raw silver and gold, brass, and copper to create one-of-a-kind jewelry. He has been a silversmith since the age of nine and won his first award when he was a teenager. He was taught by his father who is also a silversmith. Marion currently produces both traditional and contemporary designs.
Marion cites working on bolo ties commissioned by Charlie Daniels and Kevin Costner as two of his greatest experiences. His awards include 1st place - Jewelry at the Heard Museum, 1st place - Jewelry at the Eight Northern Artist Craft Show, and Best of Show - Jewelry at the Sky Ute Artist Invitational.