Square Shaped Silver Earrings with Etchings [SOLD]


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Howard Sice, Hopi Pueblo Jewelry

Jewelry items worn for adornment by the Pueblo Indians have traditionally been simple and elegant. These silver earrings made by Hopi artist Howard Sice are a wonderful example of this concept.

Artist signature of Howard Sice, Hopi Pueblo SilversmithDesigned with triangular, lined, and sun-shaped etchings, these square earrings are beautiful to observe. They shine in a highly appealing polished silver while the etchings are of more of a matt feel and presence. The design is elegant and time-honored.

The back sides of the earrings are signed Sice Sterling.

Jewelry artist Howard Sice is known for his etching technique, creating delicate designs on a silver surface. He has won numerous awards and has exhibited at Santa Fe's Indian Market, the Museum of Indian Arts and Culture, and Arizona State Museum.

Howard Sice (1948- ) is the son of a Hopi mother and Laguna Pueblo father. He served in the United States Air Force for 20 years. After finishing his military career, he began a new career in silversmithing.

Condition: good condition with minor scratches

Provenance: fthis Square Shaped Silver Earrings with Etchings is rom the collection of a client of Adobe Gallery

Reference: American Indian Jewelry III: M - Z, 2,100 Artist Biographies, by Gregory Schaaf

TAGS: Hopi PuebloLaguna PuebloSouthwest Indian JewelryHoward Sice

Alternate view of these earrings made for pierced ears.

Howard Sice, Hopi Pueblo Jewelry
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