Since 1982, Bryans Gallery has represented exceptional artistry of the Southwest and the Eight Northern Pueblos. We have estate and contemporary paintings, sculpture, jewelry, pottery, rugs and baskets. Some of the finest rare examples of Southwestern American Indian arts and craft can be found in our gallery, a brick and mortar building at 121 Kit Carson Road in Taos, New Mexico. Our staff is knowledgeable and friendly.
Zuni sunface channel inlay pin/pendant, sterling silver with mother of pearl, black onyx, turquoise and red coral by Verden & Ester Niiha. Approx: 1 3/8" x 1 3/8", 11 grams. The Sunface is an important cultural symbol of the Zuni people and represents the Sun Father, one of their three main kachinas or deities.
For the Zuni, the Sun symbolized abundance, continuity, stability, positive energy, hope, happiness and peace. They associated it with warmth that made life and growth possible and believed it brought playfulness and joy to children, and good fortune and prosperity to families. The item "Zuni Sunface Channel Inlay Pendant/Pin by Verden & Ester Niiha, 7/8 x 7/8" is in sale since Sunday, November 23, 2014. This item is in the category "Jewelry & Watches\Ethnic, Regional & Tribal\Native American\Necklaces & Pendants". The seller is "mbsteger" and is located in Taos, New Mexico.This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Russian federation, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Norway, Saudi arabia, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa rica.