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716 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA
USA

(310) 489-3763

Kristen Dorsey Designs, LLC was founded in 2011 by Kristen Dorsey, an award-winning Chickasaw metalsmith living and working in Huntington Beach, CA. For Kristen, jewelry goes beyond ornamental adornment; it is a medium with which she has forged her cultural identity as a citizen of the Chickasaw Nation, a Native American tribe originally from the southeast.  Utilizing natural gemstones, precious metals, and other materials, her handcrafted jewelry pieces are a unique mix of Chickasaw visual traditions infused with inspiration drawn from the beauty of the California Coast.  Dorsey’s philosophy is that “jewelry is a sacred narrative; it captures moments of significance for the wearer such as transitions in life, relationships with one another, and with one’s community, cultural identity, and spirituality.”

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Shop Collections

The Shokmalli' Collection explores celestial themes within Chickasaw culture. Shokmalli' means lightning in Chickasaw and the sky serpent is a powerful deity who controls lightning, wind, and rain. Each piece reflects the different facets of the Sky Serpent ranging from soft to bold.  The designs capture the deity's ethereal beauty as well as it’s immense power.  Both are qualities that the Kristen Dorsey Designs woman embodies.

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One of a kind Opal Chandelier Earrings
2,470.00
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Rose Gold Bannerstone Chain Earrings
200.00
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Chalcedony and Rose Gold Banner Stone Statement Earrings
350.00
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Chalcedony and Rose Gold Bannerstone Pendant
250.00
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Moundville Ring Rose Gold
170.00
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Rose Gold Moundville Stud Earrings in Day
80.00
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Banner Stone Pendant in Night
250.00
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Banner Stone Statement Earrings in Night
350.00
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Banner Stone Chain Earrings in Night
200.00
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Quartz Talon Earrings in Black Rhodium and Sapphire
270.00
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Moundville Ring Black Rhodium
170.00
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Silver and Moonstone Dolphin Ring
375.00
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Black Diamond and Silver Constellation Ring
420.00
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Black Diamond and Silver Sun Disk Ring
660.00
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Stacking Sun Disk Ring in Silver
80.00
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Silver Boat Stone Stacking Ring
100.00
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Copper Statement Gorget
450.00
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Four Direction Loksi Collar Necklace in Rose Gold and Black Onyx
1,340.00
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Woodpecker Bracelet in Silver and Amazonite
280.00
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Quartz Tallon Earring in Rose Gold and Sapphire
270.00
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Woodpecker Bracelet in Rose Gold and Amazonite
230.00
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Four Directions Loksi Cuff on Woven Leather
from 150.00
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Rose Gold Spiral Earrings in Night
270.00
sold out
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Rose Gold Spiral Earrings in Day
270.00
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Rose Gold Spiral Gorget in Night
1,200.00
sold out
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Rose Gold Moundville Stud Earrings in Night
80.00
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One of a kind Stingray and Diamond Earrings
2,000.00
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Rose Gold Spiral Gorget in Day
1,200.00
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One-of-a-kind Fine Silver, Stingray and Larimar Earrings
400.00
sold out
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Silver Wing Ear Cuffs
600.00
sold out
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One-of-a-kind Stingray and Larimar Breastplate
3,700.00
sold out
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Sky Serpent Cuff, Silver with Champagne Diamonds
800.00
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Sky Serpent Cuff in Rose Gold
500.00
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Sky Serpent Cuff in Black Rhodium
500.00
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Four Direction Loksi Earrings in Silver
200.00
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Four Direction Loksi Earrings in Rose Gold
160.00
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Four Direction Loksi Earring in Black Rhodium
160.00
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Rose gold and Black Star Sapphire Foshi Pendant
375.00
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Carved Lizard Skin Cufflinks in Black Rhodium
160.00
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Silver Loksi Cufflinks
130.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Pendant
500.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Ring
from 370.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Stud Earrings
180.00
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Champagne Diamond Barnacle Pendant
500.00
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Champagne Diamond Barnacle Ring
from 370.00
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Champagne Diamond Barnacle Stud Earrings
180.00
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Pink Sapphire Barnacle Pendant
500.00
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Pink Sapphire Barnacle Ring
400.00
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Pink Sapphire Barnacle Stud Earrings
180.00
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Coral Disk Necklace in Aquamarine and Sapphires
1,400.00 2,000.00
sale
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Blue Topaz Ancient Sky Earrings
4,925.00
sold out
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Coral Disk Earrings in Aquamarine and Sapphires
980.00 1,200.00
sold out
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14K Gold Water Disk Earrings in Aquamarine
650.00
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Water Disk Collection Earrings in Silver
140.00
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Sea Fan Earrings in Silver, 14K, Sapphire, and Tanzanite
890.00
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Silver Dew Drop Pendant
240.00
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Dew Drop Earrings Silver
280.00
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Dew Drop Earring Rose Gold
210.00
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Rose Gold Dew Drop Pendant
210.00
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Aquamarine Bundle Necklace
245.00
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Silver Loksi Earrings
125.00
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Silver Loksi Pendant
140.00
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Water Disk Wrap Bracelet
45.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet
65.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet Silver
70.00
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Peach Moonstone Bundle
200.00 290.00
sale
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Silver and Sapphire Wing Ring
90.00 160.00
sale
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Silver Sky Serpent Pendant - Adjustable Length Chain
from 250.00
sale
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Silver Sky Serpent Tassel Earrings
from 200.00
sale
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Silver Sky Serpent Statement Bib Necklace in Pyrite
450.00 600.00
sold out
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Water Disk Collection Bracelet, Double Strand Champagne Pearl
130.00 190.00
sold out
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Silver Sky Serpent Statement Necklace - Aqua Apatite
590.00
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Water Disk Collection 2 Strand Necklace, Aquamarine
300.00 400.00
sale
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Water Disk Collection Single Strand Necklace, Aquamarine
200.00 310.00
sold out
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Water Disk Collection Bracelet, Single Strand Aquamarine
160.00
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Two Strand Water Disk Aquamarine Bracelet
200.00
sold out
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Water Disk Single Strand Necklace, Labradorite
290.00 310.00
sold out
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Water Disk Collection Necklace, Double Strand Champagne Pearl
300.00 390.00
sold out
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Water Disk Collection Single Strand Necklace, Rutilated Quartz
200.00 310.00
sold out
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Water Disk Single Strand Bracelet, Rutilated Quartz
130.00 160.00
sold out
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Ocean Prayers Cocktail Ring in 14K, Rainbow Moonstone, and Sapphire
1,950.00
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Loksi Talowa Haksibish Taka'li (Turtle song earrings)
2,300.00
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Sun Disk Earrings
50.00
sold out
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Pelican Bracelet
2,000.00
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Blood Bling
2,600.00
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Spider Armband
1,650.00
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Inner Fire Pendant
2,685.00
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Two Worlds Gorget
2,900.00

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