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VICTOR COOCHWYTEWA THUNDERBIRD PENDANT*SOLD*
VICTOR COOCHWYTEWA THUNDERBIRD PENDANT
 
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Artist: Victor Coochwytewa

Circa: 1960's

Provenance: Private collection
Our Price: $2,850.00

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Product Code: DMCP
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Victor Coochwytewa was one of three Native American elders chosen as Arizona Indian Living Treasures at the seventh annual AILTA award ceremony held in Phoenix in September 1994. This recognition is but one of the many accolades bestowed upon the Master Hopi Jeweler in a career spanning more than half a century. Decorated World War II Veteran (1922-2011). Victor retired from Hopi Silversmithing and his beloved farming in 2006. He continued living with his family at Hopi. Victor passed away at the age of 89 on July 3, 2011. An accomplished master Hopi jeweler and a humble man. Victor's work is not only amazing but highly collectable.

This lovely overlay pendant depicts a beautiful Thunderbird, with a nice turquoise stone. It offers the best of Victors work, with precise detail throughout. The heavy hand crafted chain will accompany the pendant.
Hallmarked with Victors (Rain Cloud).

It pendant measures 2 1/2" wide by 3 1/2" long, including bail. The weight is 91.53 grams. The chain is 25 1/2" long.


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