He studied jewelry making and design at the University Community School. In 1970 He and his Wife Ellen Belber Jimenez took a trip to the Southwest and fell in love with the American Indian Culture. He admired the Indian craftsmanship and technique so much that he was inspired to start a collection of Folk Art.He was a prior trustee of the "Millicent Rogers Museum" in Taos, New Mexico and The Southwest Indian Museum in Los Angeles, CA. He is currently a trustee on the board of the "Autry National Center" and "La Plaza De La Cultura" in downtown Los Angeles, CA. Earrings measure 2 1/8" x 1 1/4". SIGNED: JF, for Federico Jimenez.
The item "Vintage FEDERICO JIMENEZ Sterling Silver & TURQUOISE Cluster EARRINGS Clip-On" is in sale since Tuesday, May 24, 2016. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Southwestern". The seller is "alionqueen" and is located in Corona, California. This item can be shipped to United States, all countries in Europe, Canada, Japan, Australia, China, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica.