Kokopelli jewelry made in America.
Today, wearing Kokopelli jewelry is a great way to share the kokopelli legend, the Kokopelli is thought to be the merchant of fun, frolic and festivity. Kokopelli was an American Indian merchant who travelled thousands of miles, sharing his goods with Indian villagers throughout the Americas. Each piece of kokopelli jewelry includes a sterling silver chain and all of our kokopelli jewelry is made in America. For a full description of any piece of kokopelli jewelry click on any photo below. The Kokopelli has become a well known and commonly used symbol and representation of the American Southwest.
The Kokopelli Story.
Legend has it that over a thousand years ago an Indian traveler moved throughout Central and Southwestern America, trading goods with all the different inhabitants. This Indian traveler was known as Kokopelli. Kokopelli travelled with his goods thrown across his back. Whenever Kokopelli approached a village he would pull out his flute and play a variety of songs to announce his arrival into the village. Most villagers welcomed Kokopelli into their village and into their homes. Today Kokopelli jewelry is worn by men as a symbol of endurance, verility and strength, because Kokopelli travelled thousands of miles on foot with heavy goods thrown across his back. Women enjoy wearing Kokopelli jewelry when planning to conceave and carry a healthy baby. This Kokopelli belief is due to the many pregnancies experienced in a village after Kokopelli had visited. Read more