Fannie Chavez, Navajo Jeweler

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Diné artist Fannie Chavez is known for her silver jewelry. She learned her silversmithing from her mother and great-grandfather on the Navajo Nation and has been active ca. 1971 to present day.

Fannie Chavez (1944- ) Fannie Platero is the daughter of Mary Platero and Arturo Chavez. She is mother to Patricia Platero.

Fannie's early stamps are Fannie Platero between 2 rounded lines, Navajo; FNE Platero, Sterling; also used F; now stamps F.C.


Reference: American Indian Jewelry I: 1,200 Artist Biographies by Gregory and Angie Yan Schaaf.

Relative Links: earringsNavajoSouthwest Indian Jewelry

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