Buckles & Bolos

Specializing in Hopi Jewelry

toll free #:         877-894-4038
international #: 970-586-4529

Specializing in Hopi Indian Jewelry, Hopi Jewelry, Hopi silver, Hopi silver jewelry, Hopi silver overlay jewelry including Hopi buckles and Hopi Bolo ties..

Home
Who We Are
The Hopi
Hopi Jewelry
Catalog
Hopi Silversmiths
To Purchase

Hopi Buckles

96160101

The details on this highly polished buckle by Hopi Silversmith, Eddison Wadsworth Soohafyah are exquisite!  In the center of this piece is Tawa, the Sun Father, surrounded by an Eagle Dancer, a Red Tailed Hawk Dancer, the Long Hair Katsina and a member of the Two-horned Society holding a mature corn plant in one hand and a lightning bolt in the other.  This magnificent work of art measures 3 by 3 1/2 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 3/4 inch belt.  Eddison's hallmark, the Lakon Rain Mark, is etched on the reverse side. 
961-60101                                                                       $900.00

A night scene where the powerful bison is featured.  At its heart, a storm cloud, with rain, cloud and lightning symbols surrounding it.  Although highly polished, Silversmith, Trinidad Lucas has etched the back of the bison giving the impression of fur.  The buckle measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Silversmith, Trinidad Lucas created this piece and has her TLd hallmark inside of a bear, stamped on the reverse side.
961-40168                                                          $500.00

96140168 Hopi Buckle
96150094 Hopi Buckle

Howling wolves in the desert are featured here on this highly polished buckle that measures 1 7/8 by 3 1/2 by 1/8 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 3/8 inch belt.  Expertly crafted by Silversmith, Ramon Dalangyawma, who uses heavy gauge silver in his work, it is noteworthy that the piece is 1/8 of an inch thick and weighs 3.5 ounces.
961-50094                                                                 $530.00

This expertly (and intricately) crafted, highly polished buckle was created by Silversmith, Ray Kyasyousie.  It measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch buckle.  Here is a description of the design, as told to us by Dorothy Poleyma-Kyasyousie. "The buckle Ray made is, of couse, Tawa-ee-Tana (Sun, our Father) shining over his wonderful creations of rabbits, butterflies, humming birds, lizard and spider among the flowers, reminding us how magnificent his works are.  Sometimes we have to get back into nature to see how beautiful this world is."    What more can be said?
961-30277                                                                                                     $600.00

96130277 Hopi Buckle
96140141 Hopi Buckle

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

96100038
96180015 Hopi Buckle

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

This satin finished buckle with etching on the rays of Tawa Sun Face, comes to us from Trinidad Lucas.  Next to Tawa is a lovely prayer shrine very similar to those often seen at Hopi.  It measures 1 1/2 by 2 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 inch belt.  Trini's hallmark TLd inside of a bear, appears on the reverse side.
961-00038                                              $250.00

96170096 Hopi Buckle

A Medicine Bear walks within his very large paw print on this highly polished buckle by Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina.  The piece 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.
961-70096                                                              $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 Hopi buckle by Silversmith, Eddison Wadsworth Soohafyah.  It measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Eddison's hallmark, Lakon Cloud symbol, which refers to the basket dance, is stamped on the reverse side.
961-30323                                                      $500.00

96130322 Hopi Buckle
96180013 Hopi Buckle

This highly polished, Hopi buckle with the bold pattern of a badger paw is recognizably the work of Hopi Silversmith, Anderson Koinva.  Badger is one of the great and aggressive healers with its symbol being used by the EMTs at Hopi.  This piece measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  Anderson's hallmark, the Rising Sun with a Snake is stamped on the reverse side.
961-80013                                                             $400.00

Bison stands serenely beneath a lightning storm, no doubt safe with the prayer feathers around his neck.  Other symbols on this piece are corn, dragonfly, the world with its four directions and four races of people and a tadpole.  Much needed rain is certain to come!  This satin finished Hopi buckle measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 3/8 inch belt.  Beautifully crafted by Silversmith, Duane Tawahongva and carries his initials on the reverse side.
961-10157                                                          $400.00

96110157s
96180012 Hopi Buckle

This highly polished buckle featuring the design for trickling water was expertly crafted by Hopi Silversmith, Anderson Koinva.  It measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/2 inch belt.  The Rising Sun with a Snake is Anderson's hallmark, which he has proudly stamped on the reverse side.
961-80012                                                               $400.00

Medicine Bear and Tawa, the Father Sun are featured on this highly polished buckle by Silversmith, Trinidad Lucas.   Bear  is a great healer in the Hopi culture.  Surrounded by prayer feathers and blessed by the Sun, it is a certainty that the requests for healing have been heard!  This piece accommodates up to a 1 1/2 inch belt, is 2 inches tapering down to 1 1/2 inches by 3 inches.  Trini is a member of the Bear Clan, thus her hallmark TLd is inside of a bear and appears on the reverse side.
96-140159                                                        $500.00

96140159 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

Silversmith Trinidad Lucas has provided us with this satin-finished buckle featuring Tawa-ee-dana, Father Sun surrounded by water waves and corn with prayer feathers on the top of each ear.  It measures 2 by 3 inches and will accommodate up to a 1 1/4 inch belt.  Trini's hallmark, TLd inside of a Bear, her clan symbol is stamped on the reverse side.
961-30272                                                                    $450.00

96130272 Hopi Buckle

Hopi Bolos

We are honored to represent the excellent craftsmanship of Hopi Silversmith, Weaver Selina.  Featured here are several of Weaver's magnificent bolo ties.  Each of them carrying his hallmark,  the Rising Sun on the back.

96150096 Hopi Bolo
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
961-50096                  $525.00

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.  NOTE:  This piece will be featured in our Southwest Traditions ad in the Fall issue of First American Art Magazine.
961-70051                                      $600.00

This classic styled bolo features a wave pattern, measures 42 inches long(handmade tip to handmade tip).  The satin-finished "pendant" measure 1 1/2 by 2 inches and is suspended on an 8 ply black cord.
961-50095  Wave Pattern                                            $525.00

96170051 Hopi Bolo

This expertly crafted Hopi bolo features a bear head with a prayer shrine appearing inside of a bear paw.  It has hand made tips, carries a satin finish with the "bolo" measuring 1 1/2 by 2 inches.  The entire piece tip to tip measures 42 inches and is attached by a 4 ply, black leather cord. 
961-00143                       $295.00

96100143 Hopi Bolo

©2000 - 2018 Southwest Traditions, all rights reserved; this page or any part thereof may not be duplicated without express written permission of the copyright owner.

[Home] [Earrings] [Chains] [Buckles & Bolos] [Bracelets] [Keyrings & Money Clips] [Rings] [Unique Items] [Pins, Pendants & Necklaces]