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Zuni Kokopelli Carving

Hiram Peynetsa

Native American Kokopelli Carving

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$ 449.99

Lots of magic with this large Kokopelli deity Hand Carved from Belgium black marble with turquoise inlays and intricate incised details throughout. This flute player was created by Hiram Peynetsa one of the elite carvers at the Zuni Pueblo requiring many hours of painstaking work. Kokopelli, which means roughly ‘wooden back’ in the Hopi language, was a fun-loving deity. He presided over music and dancing. Images of him always show him playing his flute and the hump-back stance could be attributed to dancing. He was a symbol of happiness and joy and villagers rejoiced when they saw him coming to visit their village. His image was borrowed by the Hopi from ancient Anasazi petroglyphs created thousands of years ago, Kokopelli was associated with mischief, and fertility and was thought to have healing powers. Order this museum-quality carving now and experience the pleasure of owning a one-of-a-kind Hiram Peynetsa work of art.  Signed Hiram Peynetsa. 3 7/8" tall- 2 1/8" wide(head to flute)- 5/8" thick. 100% money-back satisfaction guarantee.

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