IINII (Buffalo) Earrings

  • Designed by our newest Inspired Natives collaborator, John Pepion (Blackfeet), the IINII (Buffalo) Earrings are a tribute to the sacred buffalo. They will bring you great luck and blessings.

  • These beautiful earrings are assembled by hand in our Seattle studio and are made from acrylic that is cut and high resolution printed with multiple layers of protective coating.
    • 2.5" x .75"
    • 63.5 mm x 19.05 mm
    • Gold plated earring hook
  • John Pepion is a Plains Indian Graphic artist from the Piikani Band of the Blackfoot Confederacy. He is based out of the Blackfeet reservation in north-central Montana, where the Rocky Mountains meet the plains. John is best known for his ledger art, an art tradition that developed in Plains tribes as the buffalo hide they traditionally used for painting became scarce, and they were forced to adapt to making artwork on the ledger paper from accounting books. He comes from a family of artists, and ledger art has been in his family for hundreds of years.


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