Horsekeeping LLC   Kokopelli Pendant

 Home | BooksArticles | Shopping | View Cart | Contact | Site Map | Search

Sterling Silver
Tiny Kokopelli Pendant with Chain
HK Item #NP261

Shopping  <   All Jewelry  <  Pendants

  Native American Navajo  Sterling Silver kokopelli pendant

Size

1" tall including swinging bail

Materials

Sterling Silver, Read About Silver

Artist

unknown

Native American Navajo  Sterling Silver kokopelli pendant

Dime in photo shows small scale of pendant.

More New Pendants

Vintage Pendants

Bargain Barn Pendants

Sterling Silver
Kokopelli Pendant with Chain
NP261-A
Pendant without chain
$15
plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)

NP261-B
Pendant with 18" sterling silver chain
$22
plus s/h
(ONLY ONE AVAILABLE)


View your  Horsekeeping Videos and Books shopping cart.

Paula says - "The kokopelli pendant you will receive might face to the right or left.

"Are you wondering why this item is not described as Native American? You can find the answer by clicking here."

Native American Navajo  Sterling Silver kokopelli pendant

Questions or more details.

Store Policies

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.

Why isn't this item called Native American?

The US Department of the Interior Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990 and its recent Amendments require that items described as Native American or Indian be made by an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe. Furthermore, government regulations suggest that all attributions include the Native American Indian's name, tribe and federal tribal enrollment number. Because it is impossible to identify the artist for many vintage items, even if they are authentic Indian made items, we cannot and will not use the words Native American or Indian in association with such pieces.

Read about authenticity of Native American Indian jewelry.


Home | BooksArticles | Shopping | View Cart | Contact | Site Map | Search

  2012 Horsekeeping LLC    Copyright Information