Foxy G's Den of i-KNIT-quity

07/27/2009

Monday Morning Musings

Filed under: Monday Morning Musings — foxygknits @ 12:07 am
Tags: , ,

I had never even heard of Kokopelli until I traveled to Santa Fe, NM several years ago.  After two days, I began seeing him in my sleep – he was everywhere.

According to www.indigenouspeople.net, Kokopelli was known as a fertility god, prankster, healer and story teller.  He embodies the true American Southwest and dates back over 3,000 years ago.

Kokopelli Wine Charms
Kokopelli Wine Charms by bitchenkitchen

I am sure that when the first petroglyphs of this hunch-backed, flute-playing figure were being carved into rock walls and boulders, no one could possibly have anticipate the depth and breadth, not to mention creativity, of etsy sellers…

Southwestern Kokopelli Purse by emaryb

Southwestern Kokopelli Purse by emaryb

 According to TheGeckosNest, this Hopi-Indian Style Birdhouse was created from a hodgepodge of upcycled materials complimenting its vibrant, diverse and colorful theme!  All the wood was salvaged from shipping crates, pallets, wine boxes, a variety of short molding and dowel scraps, a scrap pile of small and damaged pieces like the damaged clock face that makes up the square base and the four moons pulled off the same clock.

Hopi-Indian Style Birdhouse

Hopi-Indian Style Birdhouse

This New Age Steam Punk Necklace has been crafted by Cosmic Firefly from a vintage round watch movement one inch in diameter. Kokopelli is 1 ½ inches tall.

Kokopelli Steam Punk Necklace

Kokopelli Steam Punk Necklace

This mousepad from artbyljgrove was printed from original art by L.J. Grove.

Kokopelli Jazz Art Print Mouse Pad

Kokopelli Jazz Art Print Mouse Pad

OK, I shouldn’t play favorites, but I can’t help it.  How can you not love a Kokopelli Oak Carved Toilet Seat – or we southern belles call it, a “commode seat.”  AllenbriteBath has even provided a website so that you may view his carving and painting process: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xo1PFknFfg4

Kokopelli Toilet Seat

Kokopelli Toilet Seat

And finally, what would a Monday Morning Musings be without a – drum roll, please – sock monkey.  Yay!  And Foxy G. does not disappoint.  Here, in all his glory, is Sockopelli on a mounted polymer rubber stamp by terbearco.

Sockopelli Mounted Rubber Stamp

Sockopelli Mounted Rubber Stamp

Advertisements

4 Comments »

  1. Foxy G never disappoints! That is one crafty “commode” cover.

    Comment by Marisa — 07/27/2009 @ 7:27 pm

  2. hey! thanks for the write up on the toilet seat. It’s surprisingly popular! It seems rustic seats are making a slight comeback.

    Comment by The Great Ethan Allen — 07/27/2009 @ 11:45 pm

  3. Pah-tee!

    Comment by foxygknits — 07/28/2009 @ 12:03 am

  4. You are welcome! If you check out my facebook business page, you will see that I used it as the photo to accompany my message. And you might enjoy the comments: http://www.facebook.com/foxygknits

    Comment by foxygknits — 07/28/2009 @ 12:04 am


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

%d bloggers like this: