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BERNARD DAWAHOYA HOPI OVERLAY EARRINGS
BERNARD DAWAHOYA HOPI OVERLAY EARRINGS
 
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Artist: Bernard Dawahoya

Circa:1950's

Provenance: Private collection
Our Price: $300.00

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Product Code: CBVCE1
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Hopi artist Bernard Dawahoya was considered by all to be a master silversmith. His bold and clean designs along with the precise matting or texture he worked into the negative areas of this pieces, made his work easily recognizable. His Hopi name was Masaqueva (Wings of the sun). He was born in the second Mesa village of Shungopavi. Not only a master jeweler, but a respected storyteller and a man of great talents. He passed away in 2010. His work is displayed in Museums across the country and in many publications.

These lovely earrings show the precise overlay designs Bernard created when making his jewelry. A soft patina graces these earrings. This beautiful earrings measures 1 3/16" long by 1 1/4" wide. They are screw backed, but can be made into posts upon request. Hallmarked with his snow cloud and his Guild mark.



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