This sterling silver katsina is decorated with Egyptian turquoise. The katsina is holding a rattle in one hand and a fan in the other. It is wearing a concho belt and the traditional kilt and sash. Bells are above the moccasins. It is on a leather tie with sterling tips. Signed by Michael Horse on the back.
Size: Katsina 4" H x 1.5" W x .5" D, leather tie with silver tips 22.5" L
Michael Horse is an award-winning Yaqui jeweler who uses high quality stones in his work including natural high grade turquoise, coral, lapis and more. He is most well known for the intricate katsinas he fabricates in his studio, and he is a master tufa carver. He is also an award-winning ledger painter and actor with many roles in television and film Many people recognize from his role as Deputy Hawk in the ground breaking Twin Peaks television series.