Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol

Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol

Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol
The Hopi Indians have lived in Northwestern Arizona for thousands of years. Information suggests that the name’Hopi’ is translated to mean peaceful person. American Indians inhabit an area called the Black Mesa, a plateau which rises 1,000 feet above the. Surrounding grasslands, and refer to this place as the center of the universe. This is a vintage one of a kind handmade pin. Made with the Knifewing-Knife Wing symbol. Definition of Knifewing, also Knife Wing, is a half man half eagle. Zuni spirit or god with razor sharp feathers made of flint. He is the ultimate warrior. Inlaid with several natural stones. This sterling silver pin c. 1930s-1950s features the Zuni Knifewing symbol, a half-man. Half-eagle protector figure with knife-like feathers and warrior connotations. The pin is inlaid with 22 pieces of different material such as. Jet, white mother of pearl, and orange spiny oyster shell, with all stone-to-stone inlay. Pin measures approximately 7/8 inches tall & 7/8 inches wide just under 1 inch. Etched in the silver on the back it looks like R E X… (second to last photo shows this). Silver when it ages. Pictured with different lighting to show details. I have a Hopi Indian Pinky ring-inlaid turquoise & another sterling silver moon symbol ring. The item “Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol” is in sale since Tuesday, March 3, 2020. This item is in the category “Jewelry & Watches\Vintage & Antique Jewelry\Vintage Ethnic/Regional/Tribal\Other Vintage Ethnic Jewelry”. The seller is “ashabbygirltwo” and is located in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
  • Material: Stone
  • Main Stone: Turquoise
  • Jewelry Type: Pin, Brooch
  • Hopi Indian: Vintage Indian

Vintage Stirling Hopi Indian Turquoise&Other Stones Inlaid Knifewing Pin Symbol