Junior Soahe, a Hopi Native American artist, handcrafted this rectangular, sterling silver, overlay Badger Bear Paw pendant with a brushed satin finish. The overlay technique entails using a jeweler's handsaw to cut a design into a sheet of sterling silver, then soldering the sheet over the top of a second, like-sized sheet of sterling silver to form the recessed design. Badger bear tracks signify health, strength, authority and leadership.
Joe Josytewa is the Hopi Native American artist of this impressive sterling silver Badger Bear Claw ring.
This masculine ring was handcrafted in sterling silver by Hopi Native American master silversmith, Joe Josytewa. He has done an impeccable job creating this Badger Bear claw design in the traditional Hopi overlay process with its characteristic blackened background and precision cut design. the ring is polished to a mirror like luster. This ring can be worn everyday and will last a lifetime.
Joe Josytewa lives in a small village called Shungopavi, which is on the Second Mesa of the Hopi Reservation that is located in Northeastern Arizona. He belongs to the Snow Flake Clan. Joe Josytewa signs each of his handcrafted pieces with his personal hallmark, a snowflake.
This sterling silver band with a 12K gold Bear design represents strength, courage, leadership and the power within the soul. Handcrafted by Native American Navajo, Scott Skeets, this ring can be worn daily and will make a unique addition to your jewelry collection.
This sterling silver and 12K gold overlay ring, is designed with a gold wave pattern that represents water, life and renewal. Handcrafted by Native American Navajo, Scott Skeets, this ring can be worn daily and will make a unique addition to your jewelry collection.
Wilbur Muskett is a Navajo Native American silversmith and lapidary artist who has handmade this masculine, oval shaped, big and bold Badger Bear Paw Belt Buckle. Made of .925 Sterling Silver, there are two turquoise stones that are beautifully mounted in a shadow box setting. The expertly handmade twisted rope design surrounds the bear paw and the extensive, perfectly hand-stamp work enhances the polished sterling silver and highlights the entire design of this buckle.
This impressive Bear pendant is composed of a variety of stones with vibrant colors. The hand-cut stones; Turquoise, Lapis, Lab Created Opal and Spiny Oyster are separated by sterling silver strips that define the beautiful mosaic pattern.
Well-known Navajo Native American artist, Calvin Begay is credited with designing the Bear pendant and its unique inlay pattern. Pam Daniels, under the watchful eye and guidance of Calvin Begay, executed the inlay process of the stones that are set in sterling silver. Together the two artists have handcrafted a remarkable Bear pendant that draws attention because of its size, strikingly colorful stones and design that gives this Bear a one of a kind look.
To the Native American culture, the Bear is the Guardian of the West and has the power to heal and transform human passions into true wisdom. The Bear represents the healing power within every living thing. It is a symbol of strength and courage.