Ring, Inlay, Zuni, Kachina, Vintage, 406
Who doesn’t need a little guardian Yei adorning their fingers?
The Rainbow Man Yei is a guarding spirit who represents life-sustaining rains for the agricultural Southwest. In this charming ring, Rainbow Man is depicted in his traditional curved posed with his hands held high. Brilliantly colored stones of turquoise, onyx, shell, and coral combine in a sterling silver setting. Slip this one on a finger for instant boho cred!
History: Navajo Yeis control day, night, rain, wind, and sun. They are supernatural, grandparent spirits that intercede between humans and the Creator.
- affiliation: Zuni
- markings: RB
- materials: sterling silver, onyx, turquoise, coral, shell
- dimensions: 1 ¼” x ¾”
- weight: 5 grams
- size: 7
- condition: very nice vintage condition with light oxidation and wear
- style number: JR406