Overlay Raincloud Buckle by Anderson Koinva
Anderson Koinva was born in 1956 in Shungopavi on Hopi's Second Mesa, AZ, and belongs to the Sun Forehead Clan. He was a plumber and Katsina carver before his wife Berna's father, Bernard Dawahoya, taught him the art of silver overlay, a technique created by Fred Kaboite and Paul Saufkie, Koinva's grandfather. Anderson and Berna Koiva are among the few Hopi silversmiths who hammer and dome their bracelets. They also make ornaments.
Details: Sterling Silver, 2 1/2" w x 1 1/2" h.
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