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Tommy Jackson is a renowned Navajo silversmith who lives in Ganado, Arizona and has a studio in Gallup, New Mexico where he makes his jewelry. He graduated from Chinle High School in Arizona and has a bachelorís degree in elementary education. While he loves teaching, he feels that the Navajo people are not keeping up the art of silversmithing, so he has decided to combine his two loves and teach students the art of jewelry making. His wife Marie helps him in the work and does much of the stone cutting for the fine detail work on his inlay pieces. When Tommy isnít making jewelry or teaching his students, he loves to spend his spare time riding his Harley. Tommy has won many awards for his jewelry and uses only the highest quality natural stones which he sets in both sterling silver and 14 karat gold .Navajo.