Sorrel Sky Hosts Workshop With Acclaimed Navajo Jewelry Artist Ray Tracey

Master jeweler offers instruction in crafting a ring during intensive weekend in Santa Fe

SANTA FE, N.M.: January 27, 21016; Sorrel Sky Gallery will host a ring making workshop with master jeweler Ray Tracey on March 5 and 6, 2016 at its downtown Santa Fe gallery. Tracey will guide each student through the various aspects and techniques of producing a ring – from creating a personal design to crafting a completed ring during the weekend. The 2-day workshop is designed for all levels of experience and costs $600 with all materials and tools included.

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As one of today’s most recognized contemporary Navajo jewelers due to his rootedness in the Navajo jewelry tradition while firmly embracing contemporary designs and techniques, Tracey is dedicated to passing on this legacy to a new generation of students.

Featured frequently in premiere western art publications such as in Cowboys & Indians magazine, Tracey’s jewelry has been included in major exhibitions at the Heard Museum, Autry Museum, Eiteljorg Museum and in Germany and Japan. He has won Best of Show at Santa Fe Indian Market and Gallop Inter-Tribal Indian Ceremonial. His work is held in the collections of Natural History Museum in Los Angeles and Millicent Rodgers Museum, Taos, N.M. Tracey lives and works in Window Rock, Arizona.

Sorrel Sky Gallery presents its 5th Annual Artists Workshop Series to encourage artists to experience learning with master artists. For more information about workshop details, lodging and to register for a workshop call (970) 247-3555 or (866) 878-3555. A complete listing of workshops throughout the year is available at

Sorrel Sky Gallery’s fresh approach to Western art presents a select collection of contemporary and traditional fine art and jewelry for the discerning collector. Sorrel Sky Gallery was founded in Durango, CO in 2002 and opened its Santa Fe, NM location in 2014. It represents over 75 painters, sculptors and jewelers including bronze artist Star Liana York and jewelry artist Ben Nighthorse, among others.

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