Vintage Zuni Rainbow Man Pin with Multi-Stone Inlay of Turquoise, Spondylus, Mother of Pearl and Jet
With an array of traditional silver buttons and twisted wire framing the multi-stone inlay of natural turquoise, spondylus, mother of pearl, and jet, this vintage Zuni rainbow man pin is an adorably unique accessory.
The Rainbow Man is a sacred Zuni guardian spirit identified with the life giving Summer rains and the colors associated after the rains. One of the first figures used in traditional Zuni mosaic inlay, it is often seen on war shields as a symbol of protection.
2 1/2″ length of pin
1 1/4″ width of pin