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Hopi Pueblo Overlay Sterling Silver Bracelet by Winfield Humeyestewa - C3750E

Category: Jewelry | Posted by Adobe Gallery Team Member | Sat, May 20th 2017, 2:44pm

Winfield Humeyestewa Jewelry - C3750EWinfield Humeyestewa is from the Hopi village of Mishongnovi on Second Mesa. He learned to make jewelry at the Hopi Silvercraft Cooperative Guild. The Guild was founded after World War II by artist Fred Kabotie to help unemployed veterans learn the art of silverwork.


This piece has traditional Hopi water and cloud symbols which are cut into one piece of silver and then overlaid onto another. It is an extremely good example of Hopi overlay work.


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