Hopi Overlay Sterling Silver Bear Paw and Prayer Feather Pendant by Ben Mansfield
Benjamin Mansfield, son of Vernon Mansfield, is of the Strap Clan who hail from the Shungopavi Village. He learned silversmithing at a young age and has been producing Hopi design since 1983. Mansfield’s signature design is clean overlay, with the upper layer polished to a high shine. The Tawa (Sunface) is one of his favored designs and his hallmark is a distinctive Antelope Head.