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Shawn Aster

Eagle Head Pendant

Regular price $151.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $151.00 USD

Sterling silver eagle head pendant by Shawn Aster.

  • Designed by Shawn Aster

    Shawn was born in Vancouver, BC and raised in Kitkatla. Kitkatla is one of the oldest communities on the Northwest Coast. Shawn is originally Tsimshian from the Gitxaala Nation. The classical Northwest Coast Formline and sculptures are where Shawn’s inspiration comes from. With his mother being Gitxaala and also an artist, Shawn was motivated to practice Northwest Coast art. He also draws inspiration from Roy Henry Vickers.

  • The Eagle Symbol in Indigenous Art

    Respected for its intelligence, power and extraordinary vision, Eagle is among the most important beings in art and storytelling. The sacred feathers and down are believed to have healing powers. Shamans used the strong creature’s feathers and down in a variety of ceremonial and ritual contexts, including when honouring a respected guest.

  • Sterling Silver Pendant, Made in BC, Canada

    "Eagle Head Pendant" and all First Nations Gallery jewelry is made on reservation land, located in what is known as North Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada. This pendant can be strung on any chain, sold separately.