Charles Loloma

Los Angeles Man Indicted Over Counterfeit Loloma Jewelry

Per an article by Andy Stiny published on April 28 in the Santa Fe New Mexican, a Los Angeles man has been indicted on six counts of fraud, including two counts of violating the federal Indian Arts and Crafts Act, which prohibits the sale of items falsely claimed to be made by Native Americans.  In this case, he allegedly tried to sell counterfeit jewelry he claimed to have been made by the late Hopi jeweler, Charles Loloma. 

Read the full article

The importance of searching out art dealers who uphold the ethical standards set forth by ATADA can not be overstated.
More information can found on the ATADA website at:

image courtesy: