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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.”

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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Small Shield Pendant
150.00
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Shield Ring in Labradorite and Silver
300.00
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Stacking Sun Disk Ring in Rose Gold
115.00
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Rose Gold Stacking Boat Stone Ring
135.00
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Moundville Ring Rose Gold
90.00 170.00
sale
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Moundville Ring Black Rhodium
170.00
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Quartz Talon Earrings in Black Rhodium and Sapphire
270.00
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Moundville Ring in Black Rhodium & Lavender
from 100.00
sale
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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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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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One of a kind Stingray and Diamond Earrings
2,000.00
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Woodpecker Bracelet in Silver and Amazonite
280.00
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One-of-a-kind Fine Silver, Stingray and Larimar Earrings
400.00
sold out
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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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Sky Serpent Cuff in Rose Gold
450.00 500.00
sale
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Sky Serpent Cuff in Black Rhodium
500.00
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Copper Statement Gorget
500.00
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Water Disk Collection Earrings in Silver
140.00
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Chalcedony and Rose Gold Bannerstone Pendant
250.00
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Quartz Tallon Earring in Rose Gold and Sapphire
270.00
sold out
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Four Directions Loksi Cuff on Woven Leather
from 150.00
sold out
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One of a kind Opal Chandelier Earrings
2,495.00
sold out
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Silver Loksi Cufflinks
130.00
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Dew Drop Earring Rose Gold
230.00
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One-of-a-kind Stingray and Larimar Breastplate
3,700.00
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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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Black Diamond Barnacle Pendant
500.00
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Black Diamond Barnacle Ring
400.00
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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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14K Gold Water Disk Earrings in Aquamarine
650.00
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Sea Fan Earrings in Silver, 14K, Sapphire, and Tanzanite
890.00
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Rose Gold Dew Drop Pendant
210.00
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Silver Dew Drop Pendant
240.00
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Aquamarine Bundle Necklace
245.00
sold out
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Silver Loksi Earrings
125.00
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Silver Loksi Pendant
140.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet Silver
70.00
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Water Disk Wrap Bracelet
45.00
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Four Direction Loksi Wrap Bracelet in Rose Gold
65.00
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Silver and Moonstone Dolphin Ring
375.00
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Gold and Tanzanite Dolphin Ring
2,600.00
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Dew Drop Earrings in Silver and Blue Topaz
280.00
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Silver Sky Serpent Tassel Earrings
from 200.00
sale
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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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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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