The Corn Maidens personify the bounty of life giving corn that grows in six colors. The Red Corn Maiden represents the direction South.
A hand carved Elk Antler Corn Maiden with traditional hear whorls. The eyes are inlaid with Black Pen-Shell and the mouth is of Mediterranean Coral. Her impressive necklaces are inlaid with grade Lapis, Light Green Serpentine, Kingman Turquoise and Mediterranean Coral. Her corn kernels are inlaid with Mediterranean Coral. The strand is of Prehnite and Carnelian finished with Sterling Silver toggle & clasp.
Artist: Troy Sice
Signed: Troy Sice Zuni copyright 2022
About: pendant - 3 1/4"tall by 3/4"wide by 5/8"long
strand - 11 3/4"long