Inlaid Knifewing Pin/Pendant

By Louise Shetima

This offering is sold.
We're honored to welcome Louise Shetima to Keshi's website. Zuni artist Jeff Shetima is Louise's grandson. Her all hand-made sterling silver, inlaid turquoise, serpentine, gold lip shell, mother-of-pearl, shell, red coral and jet Knifewing pin/pendant is a piece of jewelry to behold. Knifewing is a sacred and mythological being who sweeps down from the sky, protects Zuni and carries off beautiful Zuni maidens. About 2 3/8" long and 1 7/8" wide. Signed by the artist. The silver snake chain is available and sold separately here.