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Calvin Peterson - Navajo Sterling Silver
Overlay Bear Paw Ring
HK Item #NR522

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Authentic Native American Sterling Silver overlay Bear Paw ring by Navajo Calvin Pererson

Dimensions
7/8" tall x 5/8" wide
Hallmarks
STERLING
Artist's mark: a stylized gecko lizard
Artist
Calvin Peterson, Navajo

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Authentic Native American Sterling Silver overlay Bear Paw ring by Navajo Calvin Pererson

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Calvin Peterson - Navajo
Overlay Bear Paw Ring
NR522 - $160 plus s/h

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Paula says - "The crisp detail that the husband and wife team of Calvin and Betty Peterson achieves in these overlay rings just amazes me."

Authentic Native American Sterling Silver overlay Bear Paw ring by Navajo Calvin Pererson

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What is Overlay?

Overlay pieces are made of two layers. The bottom layer is a solid sterling silver piece. The top layer has a cutout design. The cutout is placed over the bottom layer and the two pieces are "sweated" together, that is heated so that they become one.

The bottom layer (background to the cutout) is usually accented. The Navajo silversmiths oxidize the bottom layer which darkens it. Hopi silversmiths oxidize and etch the background (texturize it) with hashmarks.

Bear is considered the most powerful of all of the animals and is one of the most popular subjects of fetish carvers. Bear is a spiritual guide and represents strength and self-knowledge. He has supernatural powers, great healing powers. Bear is a symbol deliberate action, introspection, soul and insight for the past and the future. The Bear is the guardian of the West an is one of the animals of the Six Directions.

Bears are the main figure in the Mountain Way, an important Navajo ceremony. Bear claws are a traditional adornment to pendants and bracelets.

 

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