Vintage Hopi Rings - 1970's and Older


#1

Wonderful Hopi overlay rings by some incredible artists -
Steven Pooyouma Kuyvaya, Hyson Craig, Ramon Dalangyawma, the late Bernard Dawakoya, Riley Polyquaptewa

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#2

The butterfly ring is lovely. Is that a somewhat unusual design?


#3

Not so much an unusual symbol in Hopi culture - you see butterfly symbol throughout,in many mediums, although I haven’t seen many butterfly rings - also Polacca - a well known Hopi name means butterfly.