This hefty and very attractive bear was carved by Leland Boone from wild horse. Wild horse is the trade name given to a form of magnesite/hematite mined in Arizona. The stone has a nice curve which is not easily discerned in the photos. Offerings of shell, turquoise and coral complete the carving. 3" l x 2 1/2" h x 5/8" d
Ray Tracey's jewelry designs have influenced many contemporary Native American artists. This bracelet is pre-owned, but is in good condition. The bracelet is adorned with deeply etched lines as well as a number of silver balls. The half-round medallion, which is beautifully offset from the band, is inlaid with heavily matrixed turquoise, coral, and beautiful sugillite. The back of the medallion displays a worn version of the feather hallmark, indicating an authentic Ray Tracey design. Bracelet will fit a wrist of approximately 6 1/4", which includes an opening of 15/16". Medallion is 1 3/8" x 5/8".
Mary Tafoya creates innovative designs in mosaic which sets her apart from most other Santo Domingo pueblo artists. Read more about the artist. This is a colorful, dynamic design.Materials include turquoise, catlinite, lapis lazuli, jet, and serpentine; sterling silver ear wires. 1" h x 9/16" wide x 1/8" thick