Crystal Cabin Featured Artist: Dutes Dutheil

Meet Dutes Dutheil, goldsmith jeweler, mineral collector, and founder of Crystal Cabin from Tlell, Haida Gwaii. 

Dutes is a self-taught jeweler, who started working professionally in jewelry-making in the 1980s. Dutes’ early works are in sterling silver. Today he works primarily in 14K gold and stone, also known as lapidary art. He has been collecting minerals and creating jewelry ever since he was a young child, even winning his first jewelry-making competition at age 12.

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