NAVAJO HANDCRAFTED KOKOPELLI PENDANT IN STERLING SILVER KOKOPELLI
Inlayed with genuine Lapis and set in solid sterling silver. The pendant measures 1″3/4 in length and has a width of 3/4″. It has a bail large enough to accommodate up to a 5 mm necklace it is perfectly sized to wear with a small chain.
Image: (koh-koh-pell-ee) is a deity and symbol of fertility recognized by several Native American groups in the Southwestern part of the country. Like other fertility gods, Kokopelli is known to preside over both agriculture and childbirth. Lapis Lazuli – Mines in northeast Afghanistan continue to be a major source of lapis lazuli. It is a stone prized for its intense blue color. The name Lapis Lazuli comes from the Arabic word lazward, from which the word azure comes, which means blue. Ancient Romans used to call it “sapphires,” which was subsequently applied to the blue variety of corundum we know today as sapphire.