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Hopi Watch Bands   Hopi jewelry, Hopi silver jewelry Hopi Indian

A great looking example of a Hopi watch band expertly crafted by Silversmith, Weaver Selina.  It has a satin finish and the tips are attached  by an expandable band.  Measuring 3/4 by 3/4 inches, these watchtips feature the Tohono O'odham,  Man in the Maze design and carry Weaver's Rising Sun hallmark on the back.
960-90048                          $195.00

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

Presented below is something different, not usually found in Hopi jewelry - a Hopi silver overlay button cover designed by Silversmith, Tim Mowa.

96960028 Hopi Button Cover

A Flute Priest design is used on this 1 inch in diameter, satin finished button cover.
969-60028               $48.00

NOTE:  A button cover is easily attached and removed as shown in this photo.

Button Cover-Open

Hopi Tie Tacks & Tie Bars   Hopi jewelry, Hopi silver jewelry Hopi Indian jewelry, Hopi crafts

96160058 Hopi Tie Tack

Pictured here is a highly polished tie tack with a prayer feathers design, measuring 3/4 of an inch in diameter.  Expertly crafted by Hopi Silversmith, Ramon Dalangyawma.
961-60058                               $65.00

This beautifully crafted, highly polished tie tack with a bear paw design has a nicely blackened and etched edge around its 3/4 of an inch diameter.  Created by Hopi Silversmith, Ramon Dalangyawma.
961-60057                                     $50.00

96160057 Hopi Tie Tack
Hopi Tie Tacks

Pictured here are Hopi Silver Tie Tacks expertly crafted by Silversmith, Tim Mowa.  They all have a satin finish and carry Tim's hallmark, an inverted triangle representing the Sun's Mouth under the tack on the reverse side.
961-20087  (1st row, left)  Prayer Feathers, 7/16 of an inch                     $70.00
961-20091  (1st row, center)  Prayer Feather, 3/8 of an inch                    $70.00
961-20085  (1st row, right)  Star,  1/2 inch                                                 $70.00
961-20089  (2nd row, left)   Lightning & Rain, 9/16 of an inch                 $70.00
961-20092  (2nd row, right)  Prayer Feather with Wave, 1/2 inch             $70.00

Pictured here are Hopi Tie Bars by Silversmith, Tim Mowa.  They carry a satin-finish, measure 1/4 by 1 3/4 inches, have Tim's hallmark, the Sun's Mouth on the reverse side.

Hopi Tie Bar 96120078s

Tawa Sun Face with Flames
961-20078                     $80.00

Clouds and Waves
961-20081                 $80.00

Hopi Tie Bar 96120081s

Hopi Concho Belt Hopi jewelry, Hopi silver jewelry Hopi Indian

96130000a

Pictured here (coiled and a close up of two of the conchos) is an old Hopi Concho Belt  created by Hopi Silversmith, Steven Sockyma while he was working at Hopi Crafts.  It carries both his hallmark and that of Hopi Crafts.  Tawa the Sun appears on the 8 conchos, which measure 2 ¾ by 4 ¼ inches on a black 51" leather belt that is 2 inches wide.  The rays of the sun are actually prayer feathers.  Each concho carries a high polish and as mentioned above, Steven Sockyma's initials on the reverse side.
961-30000                        $4,800.00

96130000b

Other Native American Items   Hopi jewelry, Hopi silver jewelry Hopi Indian jewelry, Hopi crafts

Once in a while, we find incredibly beautiful pieces created by Native American crafts people from other areas of the Southwest.   Although our specialty is Hopi jewelry, we are pleased to share these works of art with you for your consideration.

We were recently introduced by Hopi Silversmith, Merle Namoki to a Silversmith who is part Hopi, part Apache and part Yavapi, Jerry Whagado. 
Jerry learned silversmithing in the late 1960s, and early 1970s at the Hopi Guild from some of the great Silversmiths of the time, including Fred Kabotie. 
During our brief visit with him, Jerry emphasized how much he has worked to develop his own unique style which would reflect his diverse background.  As a result, his pieces will often include, Hopi overlay technique with Apache inspired designs. 
Also unique to many of Jerry's pieces is the surface texture, as seen on these bracelets, where he fuses powdered silver to the top of the band.  Although he often adds a patina to his figures, as seen on most Hopi overlay pieces, Jerry has chosen to leave the Apache interpretations of figures on these bracelets "unblackened."

 Although our specialty is Hopi jewelry, we are pleased to share his works of art and his story with you for your consideration.

96150084 Hopi Bracelet

Three views were needed to clearly show the workmanship in this bracelet, which features an Eagle design and two pieces of lapis.  The ends of the bracelet are finished in a cloud pattern.  This piece measures 3/8 of an inch wide and a total of 6 3/4 inches around the inside, which includes a 1 inch opening.  Jerry's hallmark, his initials inside of a sun appears on the inside.
961-50084                                                                   $350.00

A rabbit design with two pieces of coral appear on this 1/2 inch wide bracelet.  It measures a total of 6 3/4 inches around the inside including the 1 inch opening.  Jerry's hallmark, his initials inside of a sun appears on the inside.
961-50085                                                           $450.00

96150085 Hopi Bracelet
96150086 Hopi Bracelet

A swimming turtle is featured on this bracelet with a large piece of Kingman turquoise.  It measures 1/2 of an inch wide and a total of 6 7/8 inches around the inside, which includes a 1 inch opening.  Jerry's  initials inside of a sun, his hallmark, is stamped on the inside.
961-50086                                                                                    $450.00

96960093 Concho Belt

Here is a piece of such quality and value, it is too good to pass up!    This is a Concho Belt made and signed by Navajo Silversmith, Ned Nez.  The conchos and buckle are made of heavy gauge sterling silver, hand stamped and can slide along the light brown 3/4 of an inch wide leather belt.  The belt measures 44 inches end to end.   Each of the 14 oval shaped conchos measures 2 1/4 by 1 3/4 inches.  The buckle is 2 1/2 by 3 1/2 inches.  This is in every respect a fine piece of classic Navajo silversmithing.
969-60093                                                                 $1,500.00

96960093b Concho Belt

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