H (on stand)
6 1/2" Drop Length
13" L x 3" W
is a member of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe. This award-winning, self-taught
artist continues to perfect his craft by learning from his father,
Ted Bordeaux and his girlfriend Karen Beaver.
his accolades are awards for Best of Show in 1999 at the Black
Hills Art Expo and the Artist Choice Award at Indigenous Peoples
Art Market in 2001. Bordeaux boasts 14 awards in seven juried
art shows. His jewelry and beadwork art is highly sought after
by celebrities and collectors alike.
impressive piece is an original creation featuring a deer anlter
handle inlaid with crushed opal, pipestone, and mammoth ivory.
Also there is deer rawhide, brass tacks, brass beads, Czech and
Japanese seed beads (dk red, cream, med grey, dk grey, tan, and
bronze), and rabbit fur on the ends. The stand is made with Manitoba
Maple (box elder), steel, and leather.
knife is 19 inches long from the tip of the blade to the fur
at the end of the beadwork. The blade itself is 2 5/8 inches
wide. In the stand, it rises to 8 inches tall, 12 1/2 inches
long and 5 inches wide.