Naomi Herndon

Naomi Herndon Jewelry Artist

Naomi Herndon's fascination with ornament was born during visits to her grandmother's jewelry store in Juarez, Mexico. Art school and travels through Europe and Asia nurtured her passion. Today, she draws inspiration from diverse cultural influences and the landscape around her Santa Fe studio. Her metal smith husband Mark and design partner Jeri Lynn Heald join her there, a team dedicated to creating wearable art.

14 Items
Slide 0: CERRILLOS TRAIL BRACELET
$298.00
Naomi Herndon's faceted chrysoprase and seed beads bracelet commemorates the historic mining trail between Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Adjustable leather closure. Handmade. Exclusive. 6" to 7-1/2"L.
 
Slide 1: SACRED PEAK EARRINGS
$225.00
Naomi Herndon celebrates the mountains near her Santa Fe studio with these loomed Czech seed bead 'Sacred Peak' earrings, hung with handmade sterling silver petals. Sterling lever back wires. USA. Exclusive. 2-1/2"L.
 
Slide 2: RIVER'S WAY BRACELET
$340.00
Naomi Herndon uses faceted labradorite, Heishi turquoise, Czech seed beads and leather to create this handloomed exclusive 'River's Way' bracelet. Adjustable pull tie clasp. USA. Fits 6" to 7-1/2" wrists, 1-1/8"W.
 
Slide 3: WOVEN PEARLS BRACELET
$185.00
In her 'Woven Pearls' bracelet, Naomi Herndon weaves a lustrous tapestry of cultured, freshwater rice pearls. Leather ends add a rustic note to this handcrafted exclusive. Button and loop closure. 6-1/2" to 7-1/2"L.
 
Slide 4: MOUNTAINS & VALLEYS BRACELET
$345.00
Inspired by the rugged landscape and rich colors of the West, Naomi Herndon's hand-loomed 'Mountains & Valleys' bracelet shines with peridot, apatite, labradorite, ruby-tinted jade and Czech seed beads. Leather with adjustable sterling silver slider. Exclusive. 6-1/2" to 7-1/2"L.
 
Slide 5: DISHED STERLING RING
$68.00
A handstamped flower in a dish of sterling on a twisted and roped sterling band ring by Naomi Herndon. USA. Exclusive. Whole and half sizes 5 to 9-1/2.  
 
Slide 6: SOLAR FLARE EARRINGS
$65.00
Naomi Herndon's stamped design on these 'Solar Flare' earrings interprets the sun reabsorbing its own rays, a symbol of energizing inner light. Handmade exclusively for us in oxidized sterling silver. French wires. 1-1/4"L.
 
Slide 7: PROTECTION BRACELET
$340.00
Naomi Herndon weaves protective "God's Eye" symbols on this bracelet with metallic seed beads, flanking cultured, gray pearls between supple leather end pieces. Exclusive. Handmade in USA. Button clasp. 6" to 8"L.
 
Slide 8: MANY PAILLETTES NECKLACE
$395.00
Hammered paillettes alternate dark and light finishes, which create a shimmer effect. Handmade in USA by Naomi Herndon. Exclusive. Hook clasp. 17" to 18"L.
 
Slide 9: CONTINUUM EARRINGS
$195.00
Gemstones cavort on these 'Continuum' earrings, Naomi Herndon's sterling silver interpretations of the infinity symbol. With citrine, rainbow moonstone and more. French wires. Exclusive. Handmade in USA. 2-5/8"L.
 
Slide 10: BANDELIER BEADED BRACELET
$340.00
Inspired by pottery shards found in the ancient dwellings of the Pueblo people, this striking 'Bandelier' bracelet by Naomi Herndon marries hand-cut, faceted turquoise beads in an expertly loomed bold pattern. Leather with sliding bead closure. USA. Exclusive. 6" to 7"L.
 
Slide 11: PRAIRIE GRASS BRACELET
$195.00
Hand-sewn heishi beads in shades of green, silver and gold join rice pearls and sterling silver fringe in a leather bracelet handcrafted by Naomi Herndon. Adjustable button closure. USA. Exclusive. 7" to 7-1/2"L.
 
Slide 12: BUBBLY CHANDELIER EARRINGS
$188.00
Like tiny bubbles rising to the top of the flute, petite sterling beads gather above amethyst, peach-colored pearl and white topaz. Sterling silver wires. By Naomi Herndon. USA. Exclusive. 2-1/8"L.
 
Slide 13: PRAIRIE RIDER BRACELET
$298.00
Inspired by an antique saddle blanket, this beaded bracelet combines iolite, sodalite and petite seed beads in colors that echo the blanket's vegetable-dyed hues. Adjustable leather slider. By Naomi Herndon. USA. Exclusive. 6" to 7-1/2"L.