Author Archives: Matagi Sorensen

About Matagi Sorensen

Matagi Sorensen is a Yavapai-Apache jewelry designer, silversmith, and printmaker. His work is inspired by the natural world, industrial decay, and yoga. Based in Phoenix, Flagstaff, and the Verde Valley, his work can be found throughout Arizona, the United States, Europe and on his online shop matagifineart.com. Wholesale enquiries are welcome.

2013 in review – Thanks for a Great Year!

2013 was a great year. I had some evolutionary leaps in my creative process and am excited to see where next year takes me. I also had some firsts last year. I showed at The Heard Museum in Phoenix, the … Continue reading

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Pueblo Grande Museum Indian Market – this weekend!

I’ll be exhibiting at the Indian Market this weekend! Juried show! Find unique pieces for the holidays. Visit me and check out my new work. I was at this show last year, and the site is beautiful. There is something … Continue reading

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Sterling Silver Organic Line Pendant

Sterling Silver Organic Line Pendant Sterling silver pendant has a fluid, flowing organic line. Brushed to a pearl-like sheen. Very feminine. Approximately three inches long. Shown here on a 16 inch omega necklace. Signed on the back.

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Solid Silver Cuff

Solid Silver Cuff

A brushed silver lip opens to highly polished silver in the simple yet stunning cuff. The cuff is meant to sit low on the wrist and has a substantial weight. The curved rounded inner side of the bracelet makes this piece extremely comfortable to wear.

Classic!

Signed on the inside. Matagi Sorensen signature design. Continue reading

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Mokume Hollow Form Pendant – Arrow

Mokume Hollow Form Pendant – Arrow

Hand-crafted silver and copper mokume is cradled by brushed silver in this hollow form pendant. Organic shapes create a unique, one-kind-only piece. Over time, the copper will deepen in color, making this an ever-changing pendant.

Approximately three inches long, about an inch wide, and a quarter-inch deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a seven-strand silver omega necklace. Signed on the back. Continue reading

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Married Metals Dangling Earrings

Married Metals Dangling Earrings

Red hot copper married to cool silver is a bold contrast in these dangling earrings. The organic line of the married edge is further enhanced by the raw copper, which will deepen in color over time.

Hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind earrings. Approximately two-and-a-half inches long. Signed on the back. Continue reading

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This Weekend! American Indian Arts 2013 Marketplace at the Autry: Juried Show

The American Indian Arts Marketplace is a high end art festival featuring over 40 tribes represented by 180 artists. It is Southern California’s largest Native American art market. This is a juried exhibition.

From the American Indian Arts Marketplace Overview:

This year, in recognition of the Autry’s 25th anniversary exhibition Art of the West, the Marketplace explores themes of contemporary Native American art in all its iterations, while still honoring traditional roots.

“The Marketplace attracts people who are interested in Native art beyond the museum collections. They’re interested in your work but they’re also interested in you, and in supporting a sense of community. That mindset is at the core of Native art shows like the Autry’s,” said Mateo Romero, a Marketplace artist whose mixed-media piece War Music II is part of the Autry’s permanent collection and featured in Art of the West. Continue reading

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Lotus Seed Pendant with Pearls

Lotus Seed Pendant with Pearls

Polished silver shadowbox lotus seed pendant houses five pearls of different sizes at different depths, taking the organic beauty of this style one step further.

A new classic!

Approximately one inch diameter, one quarter inch deep. Hollow form, hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind. Signed on the back. Shown with a sixteen inch silver omega (recommended). Continue reading

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Silver and Copper Bowl Earrings

Silver and Copper Bowl Earrings

Red hot polished copper cups cool polished silver in these ultra-modern dangling earrings. Hand-crafted, no two earrings are alike.

Fun!

Earrings are approximately 3/4 inches diameter, sterling silver wires and signed on the back. Continue reading

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Hollow Form Pendant with Black Pearl

Hollow Form Pendant with Black Pearl

Brushed silver and black pearl shadowbox opens organically within a squared pendant.

Modern feminine. Simply lovely!

Approximately 1 1/2 inches high by 3/4 inches wide and 1/4 inch deep. Signed on the back. Shown here with a 16 inch silver omega necklace. Continue reading

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