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Corn is Living


"Corn is Living" Hand Raised & chased Sterling silver vessel 4.25 x 3.5 x 18 gauge 6.2 oz./175 g 2020 Zefren-M Elders spoke the stories of multi use personal cooking pots that would be carried at the waist. It would be packed with a thick mush, and nuts wrapped in cotton. A yucca rope would wrap around its neck and would be how you would hang it over a fire to cook. It would be enough food for A hard Day's work or a week if rationed out. After that you would have together seeds and Wild game to cook in it. This vessel is fashioned out of flat sheet of silver silver and and gently work as if the metal was clay but it still carries those stories. The hand chased lines depicts the relationship between corn and water and how integral each is to each other highlighting our responsibility to both

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