Hand Crafted Horse Hair Navajo Turquoise Wedding Vase By Artist Tom Vail Jr. SX112271

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Regular Price: $399.98

Special Price $199.99

Wedding Vase measures approximately 14-1/8" tall, 6" wide and is 20" in circumference (around its widest point).

This beautiful style of Navajo art is called horse hair pottery because actual horse hair is added to the pottery at just the right moment in the firing process to melt the hairs into the pottery, creating unique and incredible designs. This Native American Wedding Vase is hand etched, by Navajo artist Tom Vail Jr., with charming traditional designs. The vase is signed by the artist.

A wedding vase is a traditional Native American Pot, which represents two lives joining together as one.

Turquoise is the birthstone of December. It is believed that turquoise tends to bring good fortune, strength and helps overcome illness. Turquoise got its name from the Levantine traders called Turks who brought the stone to Europe from Persia via Turkey centuries ago. Native Americans have prized turquoise since the time of the Aztecs, who mined it in New Mexico. The natural variations that occur in turquoise are part of its appeal and beauty. 

 

 

Additional Info

Additional Info
SKUSX112271
Material DetailsOther
Measurements and InfoWedding Vase measures approximately 14-1/8" tall, 6" wide and is 20" in circumference (around its widest point).
StampedBy Artist
CategoriesPottery
ArtistTom Vail Jr.
TribeNavajo
Setting TypeNo
Number Of StonesNo
Item ColorNo
Item Color PrimaryNo
Item Color SecondaryTurquoise
Animal or SymbolN/A

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