Although he passed away in 2007, LeRoy Saiz lives on through the silver jewelry he crafted in Morenci.

Using bits of copper spatter, local Arizona turquoise, and hand-cut lettering and images, his style was distinctive.

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A large piece of Morenci turquoise is the centerpiece of this bracelet, the first Leroy Saiz made for his wife.

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Leroy Saiz's brother Moose has a collection of the deceased Morenci artist's work, showcasing a wide range of styles.

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Leroy Saiz's famous maker's mark, that earned him the name of Two Feathers on the reservation.

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Former Morenci silversmith Leroy Saiz was often asked to make trophy and commemorative buckles for sports teams and individuals. 

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Leroy Saiz's daughter Donna Grove shared this photo of a concho belt that her father and brother Chris Saiz crafted. 

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These buckles are in the personal collection of Leroy Saiz's brother, Moose.

Contact Laura Jean Schneider at LauraJean@eacourier.com

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