Pin, Zuni Inlay, Knifewing, Vintage, 425
Fabulous and fierce -- this pin’s got it all!
This gorgeous vintage Zuni pin is a colorful representation of the Native American deity known as Knifewing -- a spirit that is half man, half eagle with razor-sharp feathers; generally revered as the ultimate warrior. This depiction of the god consists of smooth inlay work using turquoise, red coral, onyx, and shell, in serrated bezels and surrounded by accents of sterling silver.
- affiliation: Zuni
- materials: sterling silver, turquoise, coral, onyx, and shell
- dimensions: 2 1/4"
- weight: 18 grams
- closure: locking c-clasp
- condition: excellent vintage condition with light oxidation and wear
- style number: JP425