Affectionate Lovebirds

By Bryson Bobelu

Animal: Bird, Material: Butterstone
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Bryson Bobelu is a wonderful carver from Zuni Pueblo with a colorful family lineage. His mother is jeweler Laurenda Bobelu, who is from the greater Leekya Deyuse (d) family of artists. Bryson's father is Edison Bobelu Sr., who is from the noted Saul Yuselew (d) family. Bryson's brother is carver Edison Bobelu Jr.

Two lovebirds embrace with incised and overlaid turquoise wings. These birds form life-long bonds with their mates. Heartfelt eyes are of inlaid turquoise. Bryson carved them from one portion of fabulous butterstone. About 1 3/4" long, 1" wide and 2" tall.