Authentic Navajo Hand Beaded Bracelet

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Alyce Johnson - Navajo
Hand Beaded Kokopelli Bracelet
HK Item #NBB005

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Authentic Native American Hand Beaded bracelet by Navajo Alyce Johnson

Size
7" total inside circumference and approximate wrist size. See diagram below. Can be made larger or smaller approximately 1/4".

3/4" wide all around
Artist
Alyce Johnson, Navajo
(wife of Peterson Johnson)

Authentic Native American Hand Beaded bracelet by Navajo Alyce Johnson

Authentic Native American Hand Beaded bracelet by Navajo Alyce Johnson

Bracelet measurements

Alyce Johnson - Navajo
Hand Beaded Kokopelli Bracelet

NBB005 - $85

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Paula says - "Alyce Johnson makes some of the finest beaded bracelets I have seen. Alyce's stitch work is very fine - this ensures your bracelet will hold together for years. The leather backing is comfortable and the interior of the bracelet is copper, which is sturdy to hold the shape yet flexible to make the bracelet adjustable."

Authentic Native American Hand Beaded bracelet by Navajo Alyce Johnson

Authentic Native American Hand Beaded bracelet by Navajo Alyce Johnson

Authentic Native American Hand Beaded bracelet by Navajo Alyce Johnson

Questions or more details.

Kokopelli

The kokopelli, flute player, often associated with the Hopi Flute Clan is the symbol of happiness, joy and fertility.

Usually depicted as a non-gender figure, it was traditionally a male figure, often well endowed until the missionaries discouraged such depiction !

Kokopelli talks to the wind and the sky. His flute can be heard in the spring breeze, bringing warmth after the winter cold. He is the symbolic seed bringer and water sprinkler. His religious or supernatural power for fertility is meant to invoke rain as well as impregnate women both physically and mentally.

The kokopelli image is found from Casa Grande, Mexico to the Hopi and Rio Grande Pueblos and then westward to the Californian deserts in prehistoric rock, effigy figures, pottery, and on kiva walls.


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