Before and After


30 inch people gourd cut and cleaned.

gourd pieces used for horns and arms.


body is woodburned and carved with Southwestern pattern. 

round gourd is carved for the face and piece]s of other gourds are used for the flute and horns.


Gourd has been painted with acrylic paints


Squash Blossom Hopi Maiden

Kaya Hopi Maiden  (elder sister)

Maska ( Strong Warrior ) 

Carved and wood burned

Painted mini gourds

Treasures of the Sonoran Desert

Single gourd cut, cleaned, wood burned and carved  mounted on wood  with a lazy susan that can be turned 360 degrees.

Painted with acrylic and sealed with clear finish.

Top of gourd has a cholla rib handle with pieces of gourd cut to represent saguaro flowers.


 Kachina Faces


Zia Pueblo Faces