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ROY TALAHAFTEWA HOPI RAM BOLO
ROY TALAHAFTEWA HOPI RAM BOLO
 
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Artist: RoyTalahaftewa

Circa: 1970's

Provenance: Private Collection ND
Our Price: $875.00

Availability: Usually Ships in 2 to 3 Business Days
Product Code: RDRB1
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Hand crafted by renowned Hopi artist Roy Talahaftewa. This very detailed bolo of an overlay Ram head, shows Roy's amazing workmanship. Roy began his career in jewelry making in the 1970s and eventually presented his work at the Heard Museum Indian Art show in 1981, where he won Best of Division, Best of Classification, and Best of Show. Roy continues to make beautiful jewelry and also finds time to work with the non-profit Hopi Pu'tavi Project, Inc., where he teaches Hopi youth the art of silversmithing, and is an active advocate and promoter of Hopi artists at Second Mesa on the reservation.

This bolo offers the best of Roys work, with incredible design and precise detail. The bolo measures 1 7/8 diameter. Tips are 2 1/4" long and the soft black braided leather is 42 long, including tips. Hallmarked with his early Water bug.



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