In the Colombian Tayrona era, birds symbolized the upper world; they were creatures of a higher plane. Society was viewed by Amerindian peoples as being united with nature. People, animals, plants and spirits together formed a great cosmic society where relations were all identical to those of humans.
Pre-Columbian peoples expressed the gestures, postures and links with superior beings by wearing double bird pectorals such as this.
Tayrona 900A.D. - 1600 A.D.
1 1/3"L * 2.2"W
24K Gold Plated Double Bird Pendant
Pre-Columbian Inspired Ethnic Jewelry