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VICTOR COOCHWYTEWA TYRONE TURQUOISE BOLO TIE*SOLD*
VICTOR COOCHWYTEWA TYRONE TURQUOISE BOLO TIE
 
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Artist: Victor Coochwytewa

Circa: Mid 1970's

Provenance: Private collection

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Product Code: CDD2
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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 bolo is of a Hopi Shalako figure with a beautiful Tyrone turquoise stone. It displays very fine detail throughout the overlay design. Matching bolo tips add the final touch to this wonderful bolo. Crafted with heavy silver and the open loop back with a soft black braided leather.

Both the hallmark of Victor (Rain Cloud) and the Kopavi Flute player are stamped on this piece of jewelry. It was made for Kopavi in the 1970's and is guarantee of authentic handcrafted Hopi Native American jewelry.

It measures 2 1/4" by 1 1/2". The tips are heavy silver and are 3 1/2" long, including the 1 3/8" by 13/16" Shalako figure.


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