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716 S. Los Angeles St.
Los Angeles, CA

(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.”

Silver Loksi Gift Set

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Silver Loksi Gift Set

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Silver Loksi Gift Set

212.00

This pendant and earrings gift set features hand carved Loksi (turtle) backs adorned with your stone of choice. This gift set arrives gift wrapped with a collection card detailing the story of the Loksi. With a full retail value of  $265.00, you save 20% on this meaningful collection. 

Significance

The Loksi (turtle) is a central aspect of the Chickasaw Stomp Dance. Shells are filled with pebbles and bound together on leather. Women then wear them on their legs as they dance, creating the rhythm of the music.
 

Details

Studs:  The earrings are cast in sterling silver and set with your stone choice. The earrings hang 1.5" long.

Pendant: The pendant is on an adjustable sterling silver chain and measures from 15" to 18." 

Collection

Earth Water Sky

Handmade in Los Angeles

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