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Shelago's Artwerks USA
You will fall in love when you walk into Shelago's Artwerks USA. Artist owned and operated and stressing outstanding customer service, Jim or Mimi Shelago are always happy to give you a personal tour of their gallery and to answer questions you may have concerning any of the art shown. Jim's lapidary and silversmith shop is on site so you may catch a glimpse of him creating his internationally renowned and awarded stone and silver jewelry. Known for the wide variety of rare and beautiful stone and sterling jewelry to choose from, custom orders are also encouraged to give our customers an exclusive, unique shopping experience.
There is much more than just jewelry though!! The gallery has fine art and crafts from more than 28 artists from throughout the USA! Many of these artist and crafters have won awards for their creations at juried fine art and craft shows all over the country. There is a wide variety of items to choose from including:
- Custom Lapidary and Silversmithing from James Shelago
- Rock Art Sculpture from Jerry Locke
- Fine Southwestern Acrylic Art from James Lee
- Unique Clay Gargoyles from Miles Thompson
- Sculptures made of Recycled Construction Products from Körtland Haberlien
- And Many More!
Shelago's Artwerks is a one stop shopping experience for those looking for unique fine art at affordable prices. Usually open 7 days a week except on major holidays.
Custom Lapidary and Silversmithing
Fine jewelry out of stone and sterling. Jim is a self taught internationally known artist, with a love for rocks and designing that one of a kind piece for his clients. He has been a full time artist for more than a decade. During that time he has won more than 6 best of show or first place awards at fine art shows all over the US, and has been chosen as the feature artist at a number of fine art shows on the east coast. He has clients in more than 45 countries and is known by his peers as being an expert in various types of stone, especially in turquoise, He works exclusively with turquoise from North America, along with other rare and beautiful stones most jewelers do not work with. In addition James has written for art magazines and publications around the country about various topics and has written reviews on art shows and artists around the US. He was recently filmed for a video by Antique Roadshow. Custom orders are encouraged and welcomed.
Körtland HaberleinSculptures from recycled construction products
Körtland creates incredible sculptures using recycled construction products. Although he has been a professional artist for only a short time, his work is gaining acceptance all over the world. He is a local carpenter from Tucson. These sculptures are good for hanging either indoors or outside.
Southwestern Gourd and Mask Artist
Noreen is our newest artist and is one of the finest gourd artists in the Southwest. Archeologists believe gourds existed as long ago as 10,000 BC. Native Americans believed gourds linked the visible and invisible worlds together. Her unique ability of working with this ancient medium has brought her to using dyes and pyrography similar to that found on the walls of Moab.