Navajo Miniature Sterling Silver Wedding Vase

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Navajo Handmade Sterling Silver and Turquioise Miniature Wedding Vase

A sterling silver Navajo wedding vase made in a traditional design.

All handmade with hand stamping.

Perfect as a wedding or anniversary gift or to bless a bedroom.

Note the dime in the photo to give you the sense of scale - very small !!

Hallmarks
Sterling E.M.W.
Artist
Elizabeth Whitman, Navajo

Group pictures at left show the scale of these detailed miniatures.

The largest dimension on any of these miniatures is 1 1/4".

 

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Navajo Handmade Sterling Silver and Turquioise Miniature Pots and Pans
All lids and covers are removeable.

Navajo Handmade Sterling Silver and Turquioise Miniature Pots and Pans
That is a regular sized paper clip in the photo.
These miniatures are getting extremely difficult to find.
See others in the group to make up a set.

What is a wedding vase?

Traditionally made of clay pottery, the wedding vase is a Navajo tradition.

A week or two before a wedding, the future husband's parents make a wedding vase and the future husband and his parents (and all of his relatives) go to the house of the bride. Blessed water is poured into the wedding vase. The bride drinks from one opening of the vase, turns it around clockwise , and gives it to the groom who then drinks from the opposite side of the vase. They wash each others hands with the remaining water. This ceremony unites them in eternal love and a happy, successful, stable marriage.

The wedding vase is to be treasured throughout married life, carefully protected.


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