Pueblo: Kewa/Santo Domingo Pueblo
Lupe Lovato works mostly in turquoise, jet and spiny oyster shell. He is well known for creating absolutely beautiful heishi style necklaces. He has been designing and making jewelry for more than fifty years. He prefers to hand roll his turquoise heishi and cuts his own shells. The feel of his heishi is smooth and silky, running effortlessly through one’s fingers.
Lupe has entered and won numerous competitions including Eight Northern Pueblos Arts and Craft Show and Santa Fe Indian Market.