Woman In The Moon Ring (with Mask) by Denise Wallace

$ 2,100.00 USD

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Woman in the Moon Ring, with Mask

The central Face has a hinged Mask "door"; The condition of this vintage piece is excellent.

The ring size is a 6.5.  The outer rim on the top (the loop surrounding the spokes) is 1.25" X 1".

Sterling Silver, Fossilized Walrus Tusk Ivory, Ink

From the artist: "This design comes from a mask carved by both Eskimo and Athabascan natives. The idea of the Woman In The Moon reminds us of our sister who became the Moon. The designs on the cheeks or chins were added by our neighbors, the Athabascans. We have included these designs in our work. This design is one of the pieces I have worked with for some time. The first "Woman in the Moon" reminded me of my grandmother. As a result, I think of her through the design."

*As this item contains restricted materials, it cannot be shipped outside the USA