Lyndon B. Tsosie was born in 1968 in Fort Defiance, Arizona and has become one of the rising stars among young Native American silversmiths. Since the early 1990s, Lyndon has been designing and fabricating jewelry. His style is extremely unique, combining contemporary three dimensional shapes, masterfully cast designs, and bold textures that portray landscapes. Often his pieces include sections that are cast in tufa stone or cuttlefish bone. Many of his pieces include asymmetrical designs using precious and semiprecious stones of the highest quality. His pieces can include a variety of metals, including sterling silver, all karats of gold, and platinum. His work includes a wide variety of high grade, natural stones- masterfully cut, polished, and set.
Lyndon has been entering his work in Juried shows since 1994 and has won many awards. He has won 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and Honorable Mention at the prestigious Indian Market Show in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He’s swept awards at the Hear Museum Show in Phoenix, AZ- as well as the Gallup Intertribal Cermonial, New Mexico State Fair, and the Southwest Art Festival.
Lyndon has become internationally popular and his work is sought after all over the world. Many of his collectors are from Japan and Lyndon has spent a lot of time in Asia. His newest pieces feature strong influences from Asian art- including unique techniques that he has learned and brought back to the Southwest United States.