Joyeux Noel Monsieur Ford
Necklace and bracelets
By Kenneth Johnson
Kenneth Johnson [Muscogee/Seminole] is a contemporary Native American designer and accomplished metalsmith working in copper, silver, gold, platinum and palladium.
Bracelet: "Eclipse" 18k gold with black garnet druzy moon on the back of a turtle set in the night sky with platinum stars. Fully detailed on the inside with Seminole patchwork designs. $25,000
Bracelet (right): "Emergence" with Ivory Billed Woodpecker motif accented with 18k colored golds, fossilized ivory and diamonds. The inside is detailed with Moundbuilder motifs signifying the path of a prayer emerging through the surface (Center stone). $35,000
Photograper: Terry Richardson
Stylist: Julia Von Boehm