A set of sterling silver watch band tips embellished with Peyote Birds. Each tip bears a figure of the Peyote Bird, raised and inlaid with crushed turquoise and red coral. Engraved texture surrounds the birds. The back is stamped "Sterling" and is signed with an unidentified makers mark. Circa 1970.
The Water Bird, also known as the Peyote Bird, is a tradition of the Plains Indians. The Water Bird is connected with lightning, thunder, and visions. The Water Bird is often referred to as the Peyote Bird because it plays a significant role in the Native American Indian Church Peyote meetings.
Details.....Each piece measures 1.53" long by 1.10" wide. They fit 19mm watch lugs and a 16.5mm strap. In Very Good Vintage Condition. You should always expect some wear on vintage and antique pieces, we consider it part of the charm.