Kokopelli Hand Crafted Turquoise Horse Hair Pottery By Navajo Artist Tom Vail Jr. RX117900

Regular Price: $74.98

Special Price $37.49

Availability: In stock

Pot measures approximately 7-1/4" tall, 1-5/8" wide, and is 4-1/4" long (front to back).

This stunning style of Navajo art is called horse hair pottery because actual horse hair is added to the pottery at just the right moment in the firing process to melt the hairs into the pottery, creating unique and traditional designs. This Kokopelli pottery was hand etched with beautiful traditonal patterns by Navajo artist Tom Vail Jr. The pottery is signed by the artist.

The Kokopelli is a common fertility symbol throughout the Southwest. In Native American beliefs, the Kokopelli visits various communities, seducing and impregnating the young women drawn to the tones of his flute playing. 

Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of its appeal and beauty.

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKU RX117900
Material Details Other
Measurements and Info Pot measures approximately 7-1/4" tall, 1-5/8" wide, and is 4-1/4" long (front to back).
Stamped By Artist
Categories Pottery
Artist Tom Vail Jr.
Tribe Navajo
Setting Type N/A
Number Of Stones One
Item Color N/A
Item Color Primary N/A
Item Color Secondary Turquoise
Animal or Symbol Kokopelli

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