Are you drawn to beautiful design and expressive color? Do you like to give thoughtful gifts? Are you looking for authentic Alaska Native art?

Browse my Etsy Shop or visit me in person to shop for beautiful jewelry.

As a lover of beautiful things, I delight in handmade items that are unique and quality made.

I started Newfangled North in 2016 to satisfy my craving for beautiful design and to explore my Alaska Native culture. I love living in Anchorage, Alaska, and find inspiration in the people and nature. I use seed beads to reflect that inspiration in modern beaded jewelry.


Alaska isn’t just about snow and fishing, it is home to a wonderful and diverse community. There is a reverence for traditional ways and an excitement for new ideas. And everything in between. My bead work is a piece of Alaska that embodies that spirit.

Above: Cosmic Flora Bracelets - published in Beadwork magazine, Dec 18/Jan 19 issue. Features Crescents, Swarovski Pearls, Drops, and Superduo beads. Original Design by Estelita M. Chiles. (See local book store or bead store to get a copy of Beadwork magazine. Print or digital magazines available here.)