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96210001 Hopi Buckle

The Road Runner Clan is honored on this satin-finished buckle by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina.   Early members of this clan were the carriers of news to the Pueblo people throughout the Southwest.  This piece measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Weaver's Rising Sun hallmark appears on the reverse side.  A bold and striking design!
962-10001                                                                       $600.00

Two horses running through a field of yucca plants are featured on this highly polished dress buckle by Hopi Silversmith, Ramon Dalangyawma.  This piece measures 1 1/2 by 2 3/4 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 inch belt.  Heavy gauge silver that weighs 2.2 ounces and is slightly under 1/8 of an inch thick.  Ramon's last name, his hallmark is stamped on the reverse side.
962-00063                                                     $385.00

96200063 Hopi Buckle
96180015 Hopi Buckle
96190033 Hopi Buckle

This highly polished buckle by Hopi Silversmith Merle Namoki shows the story of the Emergence of the Hopi People into the world.   Merle was given permission to use this design, which was exclusive to the late Hopi Silversmith,  Phillip Honanie, who mentored him many years ago.  This piece measures 1 1/2 by  2 1/4 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 inch belt.  Merle's hallmark and clan symbol, the Sun's Forehead is stamped on the reverse side.
961-90033                                                 $300.00
 

A highly polished dress belt sized buckle comes to us from Silversmith, Anderson Koinva.  Two quail  running from a storm are featured on this 1 1/2 by 2 1/2 inch piece.  It will accommodate up to a 1 inch belt.  Anderson's hallmark, the Rising Sun with a Snake is stamped on the reverse side.
961-80015                                              $300.00

96200010s Hopi Buckle

Tawa, the Sun and Father of the Hopi is prayed to early each morning.  On this highly polished buckle by Hopi Silversmith, Ramon Dalangyawma, we see Tawa receiving all of these prayers (in the form of prayer feathers).  The buckle measures 1 3/4 inches by 3 1/4 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Because Ramon enjoys working with heavy gauge silver, it is worth mentioning that the piece is 1/16 of an inch thick and weighs 3.5 ounces.  Ramon's last name is his hallmark, which is stamped on the reverse side.
962-00010                                           $520.00

This highly polished oval-shaped buckle was created by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina.  It features storm clouds, friendship marks, and corn designs.  This piece measures 2 1/8 by 2 3/4 and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Weaver's Rising Sun hallmark is stamped on the reverse side.
962-10034                                                $600.00

96210034 Hopi Buckle
96140158 Hopi Buckle

A bear paw with a bear inside the pad is the main feature of this highly polished buckle by Silversmith, Trinidad Lucas.  Bear is a great healer at Hopi and the Bear Clan (Trini Lucas' clan) are the leaders.  A cloud with a bolt of lightning is also part of the design.  It measures  2 inches tapering down to 1 5/8 inches top to bottom by 3 inches wide and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Trini's TLd hallmark inside of a Bear is stamped on the reverse side.
961-40158                                                  $500.00

Hopi Silversmith/Goldsmith Roy Talahaftewa calls this gorgeous, cast/overlay buckle, "Spirit of the Cloud People", which incorporates prayer feathers, water, waves and cloud designs.  The inlaid stones are: Morenci Turquoise, Kingman Turquoise, Pink Coral, Red Coral, Black Jade and Lapis.  This piece measures 2 3/8 by 3 7/8 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt on the handmade finding.  A heavy piece weighing in at 4.5 ounces.  Roy's Waterbug hallmark is stamped neatly in the highly decorated and highly polished back of the buckle.  A magnificent work-of-art!
961-90000                                                           $1,700.00

96190000 Hopi Buckle
96210003 Hopi Buckle

Aside from Badger being very aggressive, it is also one of the great healers for the Hopi, bringing its roots and medicines from below ground.  It is not surprising that Badger is the symbol used by Hopi EMTs.  Honored here on this satin-finished buckle, by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina, it measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Weaver's Rising Sun hallmark is stamped on the reverse side.
962-10003                                                          $600.00

This highly polished buckle with a large piece of Morenci turquoise features some of the petroglyphs found in Sedona, AZ and comes to us from Silversmith, Duane Tawahongva.  The piece measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Duane's initials, used as his hallmark appear on the reverse side. 
961-40141                                                                 $550.00

96140141 Hopi Buckle
96140065 Hopi Buckle1

In addition to the Bear Clan being the leaders of the Hopi, Bear is also considered one of the great healers in their medicine.  Silversmith, Trinidad Lucas, a member of the Bear Clan, created this satin finished buckle featuring a Medicine Bear surrounded by weather symbols, important for healing the earth, which is also indicated with a cross for the four directions.  It measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Trini's hallmark is a stylized version of her initials TLd inside of a bear and is stamped on the reverse side.
961-40065                                                                 $500.00

Palakwayo, the Red-tailed Hawk katsina is one of the chief katsinas of Second Mesa, especially during initiation ceremonies.  Palakwayo is featured here in a village scene on this highly polished buckle by Hopi Silversmith, Eddison Wadsworth Soohafyah.  Eddison adds etching to specific areas to give depth to the "picture".   His hallmark, Lakon Rain Mark appears on the reverse side.  It measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.
961-30323                                                      $500.00

96130323 Hopi Buckle1
96210035 Hopi Buckle

Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina reminds us of the rebirth seen in Nature each Spring.  Featured on this highly polished, oval-shaped buckle is a butterfly surrounded by flowers with prayer feathers, watering holes and rain droplets on its wings.  It measures 2 1/4 by 2 3/4 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Weaver's hallmark, the Rising Sun is stamped on the reverse side.  Exquisitely crafted!
962-10035                                                    $600.00

Hopi Bolos

96170051 Hopi Bolo
96150096 Hopi Bolo

This highly polished piece features designs for cloud migration, rain and prayer feathers.  The main piece measures 1 5/8 by 2 1/8 inches and is attached to a 41 inch (handmade tip to handmade tip), 10 ply black leather cord. Beautifully crafted by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina.
961-70051                                      $600.00

This classic styled bolo features a wave pattern,   The satin-finished "pendant" measures 1 1/2 by 2 inches and is suspended on an 8 ply black cord measuring 42 inches (handmade tip to handmade tip).Beautifully crafted by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina, whose Rising Sun hallmark is stamped on the reverse side.
961-50095                                           $525.00

96150095 Hopi Bolo

This satin finished bolo, measures 1 1/2 by 2 inches, is attached to a 42 inch (handmade tip to handmade tip), 8 ply black cord.  It features a feather with cloud and rain symbols incorporated into the overall design. Exquisitely crafted by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina, whose Rising Sun hallmark is stamped on the reverse side.
961-50096                  $525.00

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