Wampum Heart Necklace with fresh water pearls
Stunning wampum & pearl necklace made by artist Julius Cook of the Mohawk Nation. His creations reference his Kanie'keha teachings and elements of the natural world with each piece carrying an explanation of the meanings behind his original designs. His repertoire included exquistely crafted rings, pendants, necklaces, belt buckles and earrings in silver and gold. In addition to his art, Julius was an orator, Tribal Chief, musician, & ironworker.