Originally from Houck, Arizona, Delbert Gordon became a silver smith while working for a trader in Gallup. Over the years, he has created some of the most beautiful traditional Navajo jewelry in existence. He has been a great mentor to many younger smiths, including his nephew, Derrick Gordon.
Derrick Gordon was born in Gallup, New Mexico in 1971. His mentor was his uncle Delbert Gordon. Derrick utilizes fine natural turquoise to create old style traditional jewelry with heavy stamp work.