Hopi Corn Maiden
Delightful gem of Hopi arts and crafts. Parure hand carved bone, composed of earrings and pendant, representing the corn-maiden.
Prominent figure in the Native tradition of the Southwest, the corn-maidens are a symbol of fertility and prosperity, for Pueblo tribe also of happiness, since their origin is linked to the cob of corn, the staple food the people of the plains.
The detail of the eyes is in turquoise.