Tufa Cast Harvest Maiden Pin/Pendant

By Joel Pajarito, Kewa (Santo Domingo)

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Joel Pajarito's all hand fabricated, tufa cast sterling silver pin/pendant showcases a stunning turquoise cabochon. This contemporary piece is Joel's interpretation of a Corn Maiden. The tablita headdress denotes a time of transition, maidens wearing this headdress are sometimes referred to as harvest maidens. On the body Joel included a Horse, a Corn stalk, and a pueblo high on the mesa, all cast in relief. This maiden wears a necklace of cast beads. About 3 3/4" long and 1 1/4" wide, signed by the artist.