Marcus Coochwykvia Hopi Silversmith

Eagle buckle by Marcus Coochwykvia

 

Marcus Coochwykvia

Marcus Coochwykvia has been working as a Silversmith since the 1970’s.  

Trained to make jewelry first by his brother-in-law Glen Lucas, then Roy Talahaftewa and through his association with Hopicrafts, Marcus appears in many books on Native American jewelry.

He lives in Mishongnovi and is a member of the Bear Clan.  Although some of Marcus’ pieces have a hallmark of a Bear Paw with Friendship Marks in the pad, some just have his initials MC.

My belt buckle has both marks.

Hallmark of Marcus Coochwykvia

 

 

Paula

3 thoughts on “Marcus Coochwykvia Hopi Silversmith

  1. I am looking for a silver dangle earrings by Marcus Coochwykvia . I lost one of these treasured pieces of jewelry and wonder if I posted a picture could someone help me replace it..or get very close.?? Desperate to find a replacement.. THANK YOU

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