Meet Our Artists
Rick Hernandez can be found working in his studio gallery in Jerome’s Jewelry. Rick has been making jewelry for over 20 years. He is a self-taught Artist who specializes in Australian Opal Inlay, and adds many beautiful stones to accent his pieces such as, Sugilite, Tourmaline, Amethyst, Diamonds, and other precious gemstones. Rick creates his unusual pieces of jewelry using sterling silver and 14k Gold.
Rick Hernandez was born and raised in Phoenix, Arizona. Rick is Mexican Indian and loves to artistically create jewelry combining contemporary influence with old traditional patterns. Rick has won numerous awards at the Arizona state fair.
Rick cuts his beautiful opals by hand, and has that rare ability to turn a piece of rough opal into a glimmering sparkle of colors. Every stone he touches is a surprise, you can tell he truly enjoys his artistic work.
Rick Hernandez II
Rick Hernandez II can be found working with his father in Jerome’s Jewelry or running one of our other stores. Ricky has been making jewelry since he was 13 years old. He is his fathers apprentice who specializes in unique silversmithing, and like his father, works with many precious gemstones including Garnet, Topaz, and Druzy.
Ricky Hernandez was born in Chandler, Arizona and raised in Jerome, Arizona. Ricky gets very busy with all of his activities, including Volunteering for the Jerome Fire Department, practicing Tae Kwon Do, and working on Video Game Design. But he still manages to find time to keep working on jewelry.