Sharon Sandoval is well known witin the community for her excellent
work as a silversmith as well as for her personal beauty. She takes
particular pride in the pieces that require intricate detail and that
often take many days to complete. Mrs. Sandoval makes her jewelry from
scratch and can put hours of thought into the process of making a new
piece. Mrs. Sandoval learned silversmithing on her own in her early
twenties. She is a trained nurse but decided to work full time as a
silversmith when the opportunity arose. She enjoys practicing her art
and would be happy to teach children in her community how to
silversmith. Mrs. Sharon Sandoval is married and has three children.
She is from the San Felipe Pueblo, which is located between Albuquerque
and Santa Fe, New Mexico and still lives there with her family.