Rancher Duncan Blair’s Story

Duncan Blair, a rancher in southeastern Arizona, strives together with his wife Susan to sustain his livelihood while experimenting with more ethical ways to produce beef and care for the land. The Blairs graze cattle on an 11,500 acre allotment in the Coronado National Forest along the US-Mexico border. To the extent that he is […]

Silverwork Buckles by Luis Antonio Babuca

Luis Antonio Babuca is a Tucson silversmith who crafts extraordinary belt buckles, bits and spurs from silver and other metals. Each of his pieces is fine jewelry-quality despite their functional purpose.  

R. Lloyd Davis and Sons Saddles, Tucson, Arizona

R. Lloyd Davis began his saddlemaking career at age 15 as an apprentice in a saddle shop in Chihuahua, Mexico. He went on to work for such well known saddlemakers as S.D. Myers in El Paso, H.H. Heiser in Denver, and The Miles City Saddlery in Miles City, Montana, interspersed with a stint in the […]