Tania Larsson “Tsehchin Necklace”

Tania Larsson “Tsehchin Necklace”
BFA 2017, Institute of American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Materials: Brain tanned moose hide, brain tanned caribou hide, vintage Italian and French glass beads, French steel beads, Rainbow Moonstone, Lapis, Labradorite, Black Spinel, Smokey Quartz, Rubies, sterling silver, 18k gold, rose cut diamonds.
“My studio practice starts on the land. Most of the materials I use have been harvested from
nature through subsistence hunting, in which the moose, the muskox or the caribou meat is
shared in the community. I use the skin, the brains and a leg bone to make brain tanned hides.”