Native American Indian Peace Pipe/tomahawk - Genuine Navajo Hand Made
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Native American Indian Peace Pipe/tomahawk - Genuine Navajo Hand Made:
You are offerding on aGENUINE NATIVE AMERICAN PEACE PIPE (CALUMET)/TOMAHAWK.This ARTIFACT comes with a Certificate of Authenticity that is SIGNED BY THE ARTIST, and numbered with the artist's Navajo Tribal Registry/Census number.This means that the census number of the artist who fashioned this artifact is officially recorded in the National Navajo Tribal Registry - certifying its authenticity. It measuresabout 7 1/2" long, by 12to 14" high (hanging height). Thepipe bowl section is Hand Carvedand Engraved SILVER Metal, with a BEAR CLAW Cutout, that is3 1/4" long. The stem is covered with DEER SKIN leather, and has amatching Metal mouthpiece. It is covered with a BEADWORK Sleeve, natural Turkey Feathers, Horse Hair, REAL Colored CROW Beads, and DEER HIDE Leather Lace,Hand Knapped ARROWHEAD, DEER TOOTH, BONE BEADS, and BRASS BEADS.This smaller version of itsfull sizedcounterpart, is a usable ceremonial item, sealed to draw as a real, functional pipe. With its hanging lanyard, this pipe also makes an absolutely stunning display item for anyone with Southwestern or Native American Decor, or interests. The Calumet is used byNative Americans in councils. Smoking a peace pipe was a sign that the smoker gave his pledge of honor. It was thought that the smoke made one think more clearly. Medicine men used it in ceremonies to heal sickness, and to ward off danger and trouble.
CREDITS and DISCLAIMER
The following information was added following August 2nd, 2008 in order to comply with 's latest interpretation of the Native American Arts and Crafts Act and change in policy:
The above listed artifact was produced by a group of about 12 different Native American artisans who work in a artist's commune. Their actual number and names may change from time to time (this disclaimer may be updated periodically to reflect any changes). All are officially registered and enrolled tribe members as certified by the Navajo Nation Tribal Registry. Their American names include: Geraldine Johnson (Navajo), Reva Johnson (Dine), Edith Chapo (Navajo), Larry Cly (Navajo), Junette Begay (Navajo), Marian Apacjito (Navajo), Fannie Martinez (Navajo), Mary Delganto (Navajo), Mae Stone (Navajo), Geneva Gevare (Navajo), Rydell Jake (Navajo), and Timothy Yazzu (Navajo). One or more of the above listed artists created or contributed to the creation of this piece.
The actual Tribal Census/Registry numbers are not listed here in order to protect the individual artist from identity theft. The name of the artist is listed either on the artifact itself, or on the Certificate of Authenticity (where applicable). The actual Tribal Census/Registry number may be listed on the artifact itself, or on the included Certificate of Authenticity (where applicable).
As these areindividually HAND MADE,the colors and components will vary slightly. Each one is a work of art & a little bit different. Thisphotograph is an accurate sample, and very closely resembles theitem you will receive - in size, shape, and appearance. I don’t photograph each item individually – there are just way too many of them!