Horace Iule Coin Silver Tufa Cast Knifewing Dancer Pin with Roll Over Clasp
An exceptional Zuni tufa cast coin silver Knifewing Dancer pin with roll over clasp by the beloved artist Horace Iule. Iule and his uncle, Juan Dideos, are generally credited with being the first to depict the Knifewing Dancer in jewelry.
The Knifewing Dancer is a half man – half eagle Zuni spirit god with razor sharp feathers made of flint and is the hero of many folk tales.
2 1/2″ length
1 3/4″ width