Silver Pendant depicting Bear by Patty Fawn, Cherokee
Pendant depicting Bear by Patty Fawn, Cherokee sterling silver, abalone inlay 18" chain, pendant: 2" x 1.5"
A gifted and versatile artist, Patty specializes in Northwest Coast Indian jewelry and small sculpture. She works with both traditional and contemporary designs, drawing upon the mythology of the Northwest Coast Peoples for inspiration. Her materials include fossilized ivory, silver, gold, bone, shell, antler, and occasionally wood. Of particular interest to collectors are Patty's special pieces and limited edition works cast in silver and gold from ivory originals.
Patty has devoted considerable amounts of time to the educational programs held at their traditional cedar lodge in Ariel Washington which is opened to the public for nights of traditional storytelling and dancing. She is a talented dancer and adept at demonstrating Indian arts and crafts.