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Hopi Kokopelli Hoop Earrings

SKU: DSHPER-008
  • $119.99
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"Sterling silver hoop earrings (1/""W x 3/4"" Dia.) handcrafted by Hopi silversmith Dareen Seweyestewa. Earrings feature the Kokopelli symbol and weigh 4.8 grams.

Kokopelli: This character is known as the fertility god,???humped back flute player, or shape changer and was revered by all Native American People who knew of him. His representation can be found carved on the side of cliffs, inside caves, mimicked by Kachina Dolls and even in personal adornment. He is generally known to bring good luck and fortune. Among the Hopi people he carries unborn children on his back passing them out to women. Kokopelli also takes part in marriage rituals, crop rituals and he also chases away winter and brings in spring. Kokopelli can also appear with has consort, Kokopelmana."