Zuni Inlaid Kachina Earrings
The imagery of these Zuni Inlaid Kachina Earrings are from the Hopi Pueblo. Originally these figures were carved from cottonwood root, by Hopi people instructing young girls about the immortal beings that bring rain, control other aspects of the natural world and society. Originally a Zuni artisan has been inspired to create these fabulous inlaid Two Horned Katsina’s as small pins that have been perfectly try matched and converted to fabulous earrings.
Zuni made but of Hopi imagery
Height from top of the face where hook is 1 2/8″ (3.2cm)
Height from top of horn to bottom
Width at widest point 1 1/8″ (3cm)
Materials – Jet, Spiny Oyster, turquoise & a white stone.
Weight of each earring 9.67 grams
$ 1,100.00 (USD)