Jimmy Harrison

 

Jimmy Harrison is a member of the Red House Clan. He was born into the Navajo Reservation in 1952. Jim began his professional career as a jewelry craftsman in 1981. He was taught all the fundamentals of working with silver at the age of 16 when he enrolled in a silversmithing class in high school. Jimmy studied music at the University of New Mexico and painting on a scholarship at the Del Debbio School in Paris, France. Upon his return to the States, he worked with Preston Monongye and regards his son, Jessie, as his extended family. He credits Preston Monongye and Jessie Monongye for his success as a fine jewelry artisan. They shared their techniques with him and opened up his mind to his own designs. His designs a