Richard Tsosie jewelry is featured in books, magazines and museums; including the permanent collections of The Museum of Man in San Diego, The Smithsonian, The Heard Museum, and The Museum of Northern Arizona. Richard Tsosie and his brother Boyd came to public attention when they were featured in the August 1979 Jewelry Collectors Issue of Arizona Highways Magazine.
Richard is a Navajo jeweler and sculptor from Flagstaff and the Wide Ruins area of the Navajo Reservation and is currently living in Scottsdale, Arizona. His work has been featured in American Indian Art Magazine, Arizona Highways Magazine, the video “Beyond Tradition: Contemporary Indian Art and Its Evolution”, as well as several books including, Southwestern Indian Jewelry by Dexter Cirillo and Enduring Traditions, Art of the Navajo by Jerry Jacka. Richard’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums from New York to California.
He explains that his designs represent the beauty of life. The arrows are things that come natural like the lightening in the sky. They are ups and downs in life as there are in his designs and that is what makes you strong.