Museum quality harlan coonsis Zuni native american 925 silver turquoise inlay knifewing pendant brooch pin combo and turquoise heishi beads 10 strands 23.25-26.5" necklace
|Hallmark:||ACHIYA LADABA 2000, H. M. COONSIS STERLING|
|Artisan:||Harlan & Monica Coonsis|
|Length ( inches / mm ):||2.9 / 73.7 WITH BAIL|
|Width ( inches / mm ):||2.48 / 63.1|
|Weight ( gram ):||83.1|
WE ALSO HAVE MATCHING EARRINGS AND BRACELET HANDCRAFTED BY THE SAME ARTIST!
THE PENDANT IS SIGNED ACHIYA LADABA 2000
The Knifewing, or the "Achiya La-da-ba" in the Zuni language, is a Zuni war god
who also protects the Zuni pueblo from harm. Zunis believe that their war gods
live in lakes in New Mexico and Arizona and appear as needed. To the Zunis,
the Knifewing's role is similar to that of a patron saint.
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