Kiowa Peyote Rattle Earrings c.1940’s
These Kiowa Peyote Rattle Earrings are rather special. The peyote rattle was played during Native American Church ceremonies, which combine Native and Christian beliefs. The Plains Indian jewellery was never made for tender, only for ceremonial purposes.
KIOWA PEYOTE RATTLE
Full length 3 7/8″ (9.8cm)
Width widest point 3/8″ (1cm)
Weight of each earring 3 12 grams
Materials – GERMAN SILVER
At some point the hook has been converted to silver
The waterbird image is stamped onto the rattle.
$ 595.00 (USD)