Sterling Silver Horned Toad Pin by Ben Yazzie, Jr. (#18)

Sterling Silver Horned Toad Pin by Ben Yazzie, Jr.
Sterling Silver Horned Toad Pin by Ben Yazzie, Jr.
Sterling Silver Horned Toad Pin by Ben Yazzie, Jr.

Sterling Silver Horned Toad Pin by Ben Yazzie, Jr. (#18)

 $690.00

Add to Shopping Cart

2 3/4" x 2"

We offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee on every purchase.


Ben Yazzie, Jr., is one of those silversmiths who loves to be challenged. When he first contemplated recreating a Chee (Grandfather Horned Toad) in sterling silver, there were many naysayers who didn’t believe he could do a credible job. Ben bested the test by coming up with this truly lifelike, arrowhead-shaped and inspired creature. Grandfather Chee would certainly be proud of Ben’s conceptual interpretation.


About the artist:

See all items by Ben Yazzie, Jr.

Related categories:

Navajo Jewelry See all items in this category

Related legends:

Horned Toad
When a point is found, the person inhales the air around it four times and asks for protection from the spirit accompanying it. Although some believe that arrowheads are made by horned toads that blow on a rock and chip it into a form with its breath, ........... More about this legend

Silversmith Work

When and how the Navajo acquired the art of working metals is unknown but there are reasons for supposing that it was introduced among them, or at least more developed and improved upon by them, since the time they have occupied their present country?

More about this legend

Add to Wish List:

To add to your wish list, you must be logged in.

Certificate of Authenticity

Free Shipping on all orders $250 or more (USA only).

Shopping Cart
Your Shopping Cart is Empty

1-800-526-3448
Friendly people waiting to answer your questions.


Search

This site was last updated on December 14, 2018.

Subscribe to e-Mailer

Twin Rocks on Facebook @TwinRocks_Bluff on Twitter Twin Rocks on Google+ Twin Rocks on Linkedin

credit card acceptance marks