Trail of Painted Ponies "Native Jewel Pony" 1E/3,993
Pony Story: Adornment jewelry of silver and turquoise, beadwork and ceremonial regalia are defining elements and a recognized hallmark of cultural expression for North American Indians. Maria Ryan, an accomplished artist and designer from Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, has been winning awards and pleasing collectors around the world for decades. Her research into the meanings and symbolism behind the designs used in classic Southwestern jewelry, coupled with a fearless artistic style that leads her to experiment with different materials to achieve special effects in her art, resulted in this stunning tribute to the Native American love of jewelry.
Item #: 12243
Release Date: Winter 2007
Artist: Maria Ryan
Size: 7" Tall
Retired: February 2012
Last Number at Retirement: 4/5962