Artwork by Fred Peshlakai
3 artworks currently available by Fred Peshlakai.
About the Artist
(1896-1974) Navajo silversmith known as either son or the nephew of Slender Maker of Silver, he served an apprenticeship with him. Later Fred taught jewelry at the Fort Wingate School. One of his best known students was Kenneth Begay, a man who became known as the "father of contemporary Navajo jewelry".
Fred Peshlakai was legend. Several examples of his jewelry are featured in Gregory Schaaf's book American Indian Jewelry III: M-Z 2,100 Artist Biographies.