Vintage Navajo whirling log button featuring arrow and tipi stamping.
"The Whirling Log symbol is not associated with the Swastika and pre-dates WWII. Long before its appearance in WWII, the Whirling Log symbol has been seen as a symbol of healing, protection, and well-being not only by the Navajo people, but also by inhabitants of ancient India, Tibet, and many cultures across Asia. The Whirling Log symbol comes from a Navajo folk tale and is considered to represent well-being and good luck. After WWII, this symbol disappeared from most Native American art, but it can be seen on vintage Navajo weavings, basketry, and jewelry." Quote from Garland's Jewelry in Sedona, AZ.
Weight is 6.9 grams.
Tested as sterling silver.
Measuring 1 1/4" x 1 1/4".
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