Corn God Kachina Bolo by Buddy Lee Mossman
Through this bolo Buddy gives the corn a distinguished place of honor in the canon of art history by pairing it with the masterful techniques of his predecessors. The face and three stone turquoise headdress is a sure nod to Loloma, the two feathers and rounded face ring of Alan Houser and amorphous body recalls Picasso abstract forms . The turquoise corn itself with its precisely and meticulously carved kernels whether intentional or not mirrors the Navajo regard for the perfectly symmetrical corn cob. This Bolo is made of Sterling Silver and two types of turquoise. It hangs from a braided leather cord.