Douglas Magnus is a renowned Santa Fe jewelry-maker and belt-buckle designer. He is known for his high grade turquoise items that often feature turquoise mined from Doug’s own mines, the Tiffany Cerrillos Mines, located five miles outside of Santa Fe. These are a series of mines that were originally worked by Native Americans from the Chaco Canyon area in New Mexico some thousand plus years ago.Magnus uses the finest silver and gold stocks, and methods ranging from the most ancient to the most contemporary to create his pieces.
Magnus lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico, conceiving original designs and finished products from turquoise, silver, gold, and other materials.
He is also a prolific painter, embracing numerous subjects such as interiors and figurative works, while partial to plein air paintings created on site at his mines.