Silver plated Kokopelli pendant with abalone inlay. Approximate size 42 mm x 17 mm (1.6 x 0.7″). Includes 18″ silver plated chain with 2″ extender.
Kokopelli is a fertility deity, usually depicted as a humpbacked flute player (often with feathers or antenna-like protrusions on his head), who is venerated by some Native American cultures in the Southwestern United States. Like most fertility deities, Kokopelli presides over both childbirth and agriculture. He is also a trickster god and represents the spirit of music.
Beautiful iridescent abalone shell is found in the Pacific Ocean and ranges in colour from blue and purple to green and pink – no two pieces are exactly alike. The shell used is from government regulated, managed fisheries – no wild abalone is disturbed. Glacier Pearle® is a trade name used for abalone jewellery.