Buffalo

Buffalo Jewelry Artist

Multi-faceted in his artistic endeavors—musician, illustrator, hair designer—Santa Fe silversmith Buffalo has felt a strong attachment to Native American silverwork for 40 years. He learned the old, traditional techniques of early Navajo smiths and prefers to work in ingot silver, hand forging and finishing his pieces with stamps he's made himself. When asked about his "labor of love," he replies "Visions never stop pouring out of my mind. I am thankful when my artistry is appreciated and can be passed to others."sensibilities.

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Slide 0: CONTEMPORARY NAJA NECKLACE
$495.00
The inspired collaboration of silversmiths Buffalo and Dennis Hogan creates a beautiful, highly collectible necklace that melds classic Native American craftsmanship with forward-looking design. The artist known as Buffalo, who now lives in California, is known for forging contemporary pieces that evoke vintage Navajo work, like this elegant naja pendant in sterling silver, finished with hand stamping and a deep green turquoise. It hangs from a 31" chain of links hand forged in sterling silver by Santa Fe silversmith Dennis Hogan, finished with a hook and eye clasp. Made in USA, exclusively for Sundance. Pendant measures 2"W x 1-1/2"L. 31"L.
 
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Slide 1: ROSETTE STERLING CUFF BY BUFFALO
$1,190.00
Rosettes, repoussé and custom stamp work make this one-of-a-kind cuff by the renowned silversmith Buffalo an artful study in contrasts and a true collector's piece. Handcrafted of sterling silver in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-3/8" dia., 1" x 5/8"W.
 
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Slide 2: WESTERN WAYS KINGMAN CUFF
$1,225.00
Forged by hand from a sterling silver ingot, this cuff, created by the artist known as Buffalo, evokes Native American traditions and motifs with hand-stamped arrows and thunderbirds along with subtle repoussé. Crowned with a stunning turquoise mined from Arizona's Sleeping Beauty Mountain, this one-of-a-kind cuff was made in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-1/2" dia., 1-1/4" x 3/4"W.
 
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Slide 3: STERLING TEARDROP NAJA NECKLACE
$1,195.00
Tomorrow's heirloom, our sterling silver bead necklace is made even more splendid by a dramatic naja crescent, hand forged by California silversmith Buffalo in sterling silver, ornamented with rosettes and a hand set turquoise teardrop. Sterling silver lobster clasp. Handmade in USA. 1-3/4" dia. Naja; 27"L.
 
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Slide 4: DRAGONFLY NAJA NECKLACE
$750.00
The combination of two traditional Native American motifs—the Naja and the dragonfly—add a striking, sculptural element to this handcrafted necklace by the Southwestern artist known only as Buffalo. Hanging from supple leather and hand-forged of sterling silver, the pendant bears subtle etch marks and is set with Kingman turquoise. Sterling silver slider. USA. Exclusive. 45"L; Naja 2-3/4"L x 1-5/8"W.
 
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Slide 5: TURQUOISE REVERIE CUFF
$690.00
Elegant sterling silverwork, from repoussé and hand-stamped designs to graduated beading, gracefully frame a long oval of turquoise. Handcrafted by the famed Santa Fe silversmith Buffalo, this timeless cuff was made in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-3/8" dia., 1/2" tapers to 1/4"W.
 
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Slide 6: ANCIENT RHYTHMS CUFF
$1,500.00
A wide swath of coin silver makes a gorgeous canvas on which the renowned silversmith known only as Buffalo has added graceful custom-stamped designs, from scallops to arrowheads. Hand forged by the artist, the cuff is set with turquoise cabochons from Arizona's Kingman Mine. USA. Exclusive. 1-1/4" dia., 1-3/4"W.
 
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Slide 7: BUFFALO STAMPED COIN SILVER CUFF
$1,050.00
A single ingot of coin silver, meticulously hand forged, hammered and brushed, creates a rich, glowing backdrop for subtle repoussé and the custom stamp work of Buffalo, the famed Santa Fe silversmith and maker of this one-of-a-kind piece. USA. Exclusive. 2-1/4" dia., 7/8"W.
 
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Slide 8: SLEEPING BEAUTY CUFF BY BUFFALO
$1,250.00
The Southwestern artist known only as Buffalo created this coin silver cuff from a single ingot which he repeatedly heated, cooled and hammered by hand. The cuff is set with four Sleeping Beauty turquoise and features graceful hand-stamped designs, subtle repoussé and hand-carved, rolled edges. One of a kind. USA. Exclusive. 2-3/8" dia., 1-1/4" tapers to 1/2"W.
 
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Slide 9: THREE CLOUDS STERLING CUFF
$595.00
A sterling cuff makes an excellent stage for the skills of the Southwestern artist known as Buffalo. Casting and forging the cuff by hand, he embellishes clouds of sterling with scalloped stamp work, setting them in the center of three-dimensional bands, repeating the stamped scallop motif to beautiful effect. Made in USA. 2-3/8" dia.; 1/2" at widest point.
 
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Slide 10: SWIFT ARROW CUFF
$1,100.00
Using stamps of his own design, the Santa Fe silversmith known only as Buffalo has embellished this one-of-a-kind sterling silver cuff with arrows, feathers and scalloped crescents. Set with a natural American turquoise, it's an enduring and artful example of Buffalo's mastery of traditional jewelry-making technique. Made in USA. 2-1/2" dia., 1"W.
 
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Slide 11: CLOUD DANCE CUFF
$1,490.00
Handcrafted by the renowned Santa Fe artist Buffalo, this wide sterling silver bracelet shines with a double row of hand-stamped designs and repoussé reminiscent of clouds crossing the Southwestern skies. Made in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 1-1/4"W x 2-1/8" dia.
 
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Slide 12: STAMPED NAJA NECKLACE
$695.00
On a supple leather necklace, an intricately hand-stamped, sterling silver Naja pendent makes a bold and powerful statement. Handcrafted by the Santa Fe artist known only as Buffalo, the necklace elegantly spans the traditional and modern with timeless style. Adjustable sterling slider bead. Made in USA. Exclusive. Pendant measures 1"L. Approx. 32"L.
 
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Slide 13: STERLING FEATHER CUFF
$890.00
Intricate detailing and masterful silver work characterize this sterling silver feather cuff, hand forged and polished to a burnished patina by Buffalo, a renowned Santa Fe artisan. USA. Exclusive. 2-3/8" dia.
 
Slide 14: SEVEN STORIES STERLING CUFF
$1,490.00
Handcrafted by renowned Southwest silversmith Buffalo, this seven-layered sterling silver cuff weaves a tale of ancient tradition and modern style. USA. Exclusive. 2-3/8" dia., 7/8"W.
 
Slide 15: TRIPLE ARROW STERLING CUFF
$495.00
Handmade exclusively for Sundance by Santa Fe silversmith Buffalo, this striking bracelet is nicely scaled for a woman to wear. Working from a sterling silver ingot, Buffalo hand forges the "three wire" cuff using traditional Navajo techniques. The classic arrowhead design is hand stamped with stamps handmade by the artist. Oxidized brushed finish will grow more beautiful with time and wear. USA. 2-1/2" dia. 1/2"W.
 
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Slide 16: AMERICAN LEGEND NECKLACE
$995.00
By the renowned Southwestern artist Buffalo, this sterling silver 'American Legend' necklace melds traditional Native American silver-working techniques, including handstamped designs, repoussé and fluted beads, with modern elegance. Sterling lobster clasp with turquoise accent. USA. Exclusive. 19" to 20-1/2"L.
 
Slide 17: FOUR WINDS REPOUSSE CUFF
$1,690.00
True virtuosity in silver, this ruggedly beautiful cuff is made exclusively for Sundance by the Santa Fe silversmith known as Buffalo. Working with tools handmade according to Native American tradition, he hand forges the cuff in sterling silver, stamping the metal in a technique called repoussé to create its raised design. Triple rosettes and an oxidized, brushed patina finishes the work. Exclusive. 2-3/8” dia. 1-3/8”W.
 
Slide 18: DESERT STAR CUFF
$595.00
Raised rosettes shine like stars and hand-stamped scallops mimic desert breezes in this coin silver cuff by the Southwestern silversmith Buffalo. Hand forged with a gently undulating border, it was made in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-3/8" dia. 3/8"W.
 
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Slide 19: SILVER RADIANCE CUFF
$1,500.00
Through repeated heating, hammering, shaping and stamping—all by hand, Buffalo, the renowned Santa Fe silversmith, has created a coin silver cuff both boldly sculptural and timeless. Inspired by the traditional style of the butterfly concha, the cuff features subtle scallops and hand-chiseled channels fanning out from the cuff's center. USA. Exclusive. 2-3/8" dia. 1-/8" tapers to 5/8"W.
 
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Slide 20: NEW DIRECTIONS CUFF
$650.00
Hand-stamped arrows, a symbol of strength and protection, circle this handcrafted cuff by the renowned Santa Fe silversmith, Buffalo. Hand forged of a coin silver ingot and cast in tufa stone, this is a piece whose simple beauty remains timeless. USA. Exclusive. 2-1/2" dia.
 
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Slide 21: SAND HILLS STERLING CUFF
$795.00
Rounded and expertly stamped with designs custom to the artist, this sterling silver cuff by the famed silversmith Buffalo evokes the rolling hills and ranch fences of Western prairies with scalloped and roped detailing. Made in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-1/2" dia. 5/16"W.
 
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Slide 22: STERLING SONGLINES CUFF
$1,390.00
The artist known as Buffalo has studied the Navajo craft of jewelry making for decades and draws upon his knowledge to create pieces that echo the traditions of the past and speak to the simplicity and art of modern taste. In this hand-forged and gently oxidized sterling silver cuff, he pairs hand-stamped sunbursts and scallops, meticulously pacing and placing them from tip to tip. Handcrafted in the USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-1/2" dia. 3/4"W.
 
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Slide 23: WESTERN RENAISSANCE CUFF
$1,290.00
Rich with repousse and intricate hand-stamped designs, this sterling silver cuff, forged from a silver ingot, is a fine representation of the skilled artistry of the master silversmith known as Buffalo. One of a kind, it features a hand-selected Fox Mountain turquoise with unique matrix and beautiful color. Made in the USA. 2-3/8" dia. Approx. 1-1/2" tapers to 1"W.
 
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Slide 24: ANCIENT RHYTHMS STERLING CUFF
$1,200.00
Hand hammered from a sterling silver ingot, this one-of-a-kind cuff by the Santa Fe silversmith Buffalo is rich with the artist's custom stamp work and embossed, raised designs, achieved through a labor-intensive process known as repoussé. Made in USA. Exclusive. 2-1/2" dia.; 7/8"W.
 
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Slide 25: FOUR CORNERS NECKLACE
$695.00
Set with turquoise and cast from a sterling silver ingot, a handstamped cross by Buffalo, the famed Native American silversmith, hangs from supple leather in a necklace to love and pass down. Sterling slider. USA. 32"L, 2-3/4" drop.
 
Slide 26: POWER & GRACE STERLING CUFF
$825.00
Hand forged and hammered, this stunning sterling silver cuff by renowned silversmith Buffalo bears classic motifs and repoussé, including rosettes and the thunderbird, a time-honored symbol of power. USA. Exclusive. 7/8"W, 2-1/4" dia.
 
Slide 27: NEW DIRECTIONS KETOH BRACELET
$950.00
Southwestern artist Buffalo reinvents the traditional ketoh leather bracelet, once used to guard the wrists of warriors, embellishing it with turquoise and handstamped sterling silver. Sterling buckle/studs. USA. Exclusive. Fits 6-1/4" to 7" wrists, front 1-7/8"W.
 
Slide 28: STERLING REPOUSSE CUFF
$1,200.00
Designed and entirely handmade by Santa Fe silversmith Buffalo, this unique bracelet features an organic design of hand stamping and skilled répoussé work, which the artist executes with handmade tools and stamps. Sterling silver with a lightly brushed oxidized patina. Made in USA exclusively for Sundance. 2-1/2" dia.
 
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Slide 29: ARROWHEAD TURQUOISE CUFF
$1,690.00
An arrowhead turquoise cuff bracelet, in which intricate repoussé and hand-stamped sterling silver surround an arrowhead, a Native American symbol of protection, set with turquoise in a sterling bezel. Stamping may vary slightly on each bracelet. Handmade in USA by noted American silversmith Buffalo. Exclusive. 2-1/4" dia.
 
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