This beautiful Red Cedar Santos set carving is made by well-known carver Jacob Salazar Taos New Mexico. He is related to master carver Ernesto Salazar and Leonardo Salazar.
Carvings are 12-¾ inch and 13-½ inch tall.
Local Master Wood Carver Marty Salazar named this incredible statue “ Old Indian Warrior”. The Old Indian Warrior is made from Pinewood, carefully painted and glazed. This incredible authentic New Mexican conversation starter will complete any home or office. The “Old Indian Warrior” measures 16 inches tall and his base is 4.5 x 5.25 inches.
Maker of this beautiful Bear Head Sleeping Beauty Turquoise carving is unknown to me. It is marked T.L.B. 94 on the bottom. Found this piece in a trading post in Gallup, New Mexico.
Size is 2 inches by 1 5/8 inches. Weight is 1.60 oz. or 46 grams. The 46 grams reflect also 230 carat of turquoise.