Description: This piece was acquired from a second-hand collection (i.e.-estate sale), who collected Native American Jewelry and art in the 1970’s and 1980’s.
This piece is a stunning example of classic Navajo jewelry. This piece is handmade out of sterling silver and genuine stones.
The Yei Bi Chei (pronounced YAY-BI-CHAY is often depicted in many Navajo art. The Yei Bi Chei is a spiritual deity of the Navajo. The Yei Bi Chei dance is a nine day healing ceremony that takes place in winter.
Chains that are photographed with the pendant are for illustration purposes, and are NOT included.
Material: Sterling Silver, Turquoise, Coral, Lapis
Dimensions: 1" x 3"
Weight (in grams): 18.6
Hallmark/Signature: Oscar Alexius, Sterling, Handmade