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  • Jon Peters  Bit #1

    Jon Peters Bit #1

    Jon is a maker living and working in Southern California. Over the years, his work has evolved from automotive pinstriping and airbrushing to leatherwork and metal engraving, with many other mediums sprinkled in along the […]
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  • Jeremiah Watt  Bit #2

    Jeremiah Watt Bit #2

    Jeremiah Watt is a saddle maker and silversmith from Coalinga, California. For more than 30 years he has been creating unique western items that push the craft as a whole to another level.  His originality […]
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  • Dennis Domingos  Bit #3

    Dennis Domingos Bit #3

    Dennis grew up in the Santa Ynez valley.  San Luis Obispo is to the North, Ventura to the South and Santa Barbara is in the middle.  This is the home to many Vaqueros and Californios, […]
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  • Jim Dunlap  Bit #4

    Jim Dunlap Bit #4

    Jim is a 6th generation rancher from Williams California. A former saddle bronc rider and now a father and grandfather.  He started building bits and spurs in high school but took it seriously about 15 […]
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  • George Elsner  Bit #5

    George Elsner Bit #5

    George grew up working on ranches in the west. He currently builds custom bridles, spurs, bridle bits and snaffles for individual horses and cowboys.  George is a very humble and modest silversmith who enjoys seeing […]
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  • Connor Garwood  Bit #6

    Connor Garwood Bit #6

    Connor Garwood has spent most of his life cowboying on ranches—from the Sandhills of his native Nebraska to the sagebrush sea of northern Nevada to the Arizona brush country where he’s currently a colt starter […]
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  • Dominic Valine Bit #7

    Dominic Valine Bit #7

    For Dominic the creative seed was planted early by supportive parents. With an interest in rodeo and a career in welding, the idea of combining art with the fabrication of unique working cowboy gear seemed […]
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  • John Wright & Jon Peters Bit #8

    John Wright & Jon Peters Bit #8

    The collaboration Bit & Complete Bridle Set Up This bit is very special to us because all proceeds of the sale of this setup goes directly to the Cowboy Arts and Gear Museum. The bit […]
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  • Chris Cheney Bit #9

    Chris Cheney Bit #9

    Chris and his family live in Rexburg, Idaho. He has worked as a self employed bit maker, silversmith and saddlemaker for the last 20 years.  He started out building tack and riding colts to finance […]
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  • Brian Brown Bit #10

    Brian Brown Bit #10

    Brian and Jodi Brown live near St John Washington on their ranch where they run black cows, quarter horses, and raise export hay.  They fell into silver work from a friend John Hyde’s suggestion about […]
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  • Travis Clelland Bit #11

    Travis Clelland Bit #11

    Travis “Butch” Clelland’s career as a bit and spur maker began as a project in high school over a decade ago. It has since blossomed into a passion and business called T. Clelland Bits and […]
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  • Justin Massar Bit #12

    Justin Massar Bit #12

    Justin Massar is a full time bit maker for Tom Balding Bits and Spurs in Sheridan Wyoming.  Justin has worked for Tom Balding for over 20 years. Educated by GRS engraving programs in Emporia Kansas, […]
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