Lee Begay, Tufa Cast Silver Yei' be' Chei' Concho Belt, 49 in

Navajo artist Lee Begay makes award winning pieces of tufa cast art. His work is always flawless and filled with fascinating Navajo inspired designs. You find him use the traditional Navajo themes often in his work. Traditional Navajo healing ceremonies are performed at night when the Yei'bi'chei dance and call the holy people of the next world to come and heal their patient. Navajo Reservation evenings are usually very clear, where you can see all of the magnificent stars and planets that fill the sky. Lee captures this magnificent ceremony with two Yei be" Chei' groups dancing outside the hogan where the Medicine Man performs. You will find the a patient standing in front and two large fires for warmth. Each piece is individually carved. This would make an amazing addition to your collection of Navajo art.
Age GroupAdult
ArtistBegay, Lee
AgeCirca 2010's
Item Weight1.3722
Belt Leather Width1.5
Gap in Cuff Style Braceletn/a
Widest Point on Bracelet Bandn/a
Concho Height2.75
Concho Width2.5
Gemtype Stone Shapeirregular-shape
Number of Stones1
Weight Grams472.4
Main StoneTurquoise
MetalSterling Silver

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