Wyatt Lee-Anderson

Wyatt Lee-Anderson

    Born on May 22 1990, Wyatt is the oldest of Allison Lee’s three sons. It’s quite apparent that Wyatt takes after his talented Navajo father not only in appearance, but also in his skilled jewelry-making. Wyatt first learned jewelry making at the young age of 12 when his dad started teaching him.  His younger brothers, Kyle and Trent, are twins who are also talented young artists. 

    In 2004 he won First Place in the Youth Division for his jewelry at the SWAIA Santa Fe Indian Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico.  Wyatt attended Central New Mexico Community College for a few years where he studied architecture.  Now he’s following his first love and is able to make jewelry full-time.  He’s inspired by both Jesse Monongya and Raymond Yazzie.  He also finds his inspiration from the beauty of nature, and enjoys venturing out to the mountains to find new ideas.  When he’s not making jewelry, he enjoys playing his guitar, camping, and fishing.

    Wyatt and his family make jewelry together in a studio out of his dad’s house, Allison Lee, which is located in New Mexico.  Along with silversmithing, the Lee family all cut and shape their own stones.  Wyatt enjoys testing his abilities and trying out new innovative designs.  When looking at his work, Wyatt’s young age is not apparent; the skills passed down from his father are combined with Wyatt’s ingenuity to produce classic yet contemporary work. Wyatt shows so much promise as an artist and will no doubt be as accomplished as his father Allison one day soon!

Sizing

Although the best way to test the size and fit of a piece of jewelry is to try it on in the store, we know that is not always an option. In an effort to help you choose the piece that is right for you, we have included measurements of each piece on the website. Here is how our measurements are defined:

Bracelets

Finding the right size bracelet for your wrist has always been a tricky endeavor, since, unlike rings, there isn't a standardized, universal sizing chart for wrist size. One reason for this is that we all have different shaped wrists, some of us have round wrists, while others have more oval. Bracelets, like wrists, also have different shapes.

So, while bracelet sizing will never be an exact science, we've done what we can to ensure the greatest chance of a comfortable fit. The best thing you can do if you don't know your wrist size is to take a soft measuring tape and loosely measure the circumference of your wrist at the point you plan on wearing it. Try not to have the measuring tape dig into your skin, as this will result in a smaller than ideal size. Once you have the circumference of your wrist, compare it to the chart below to find the correct bracelet size. If your wrist measures in-between two sizes, we recommend rounding up to the larger size. (ie: if your wrist measures 6.375"- you should shop for size "Medium" bracelets.)

 Wrist Circumference

Corresponding Bracelet Size

5.5"

XX-Small

5.75"

Extra-Small

6"

Small

6.25"

Small-Medium

6.5"

Medium

6.75" - 7"

Medium-Large

7.25"

Large

7.5"

Extra-Large

7.75"

XX-Large

8"

XXX-Large

 

You may want to drill down further on the bracelet sizing to make sure the cuff is a comfortable fit. You will notice on our website that we generally list four measurements for bracelets:

Keep in mind that certain bracelets can be adjusted slightly to fit your wrist, but those with inlay or stones all the way around will be damaged if bent. In any case, it is always best to check with with us to see if a particular bracelet is adjustable.

Lastly, have no fear! If you order a bracelet that doesn't fit, send it back for one that does! We want this to be a positive experience, you should never wear something that isn't 100% comfortable. More on our return policy here.

Buckles

Sizing belt buckles is pretty straightforward. The height and width are self-explanatory, and the belt width describes the maximum belt width the buckle will fit on.

Concha Belts

We try to include the height and width for the conchas, as well as the buckle (if different), and the width of the belt they are on. The length of the concha belts can be less important, because these belts are often made quite long to accommodate many waist sizes, and then can be shortened to fit the wearer. If you are concerned whether or not a belt will fit you, just ask. We are happy to size most of our concha belts before shipping.