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Shawn Aster

Wolf Head Pendant

Regular price $200.00 CAD
Regular price Sale price $200.00 CAD

Sterling silver wolf 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 Wolf Symbol in Indigenous Art

    The Wolf is respected for its strength, agility, intelligence and capacity for devotion. Northwest Coast people celebrate the Wolf as an excellent communicator. Wolf and Killer Whale are known as intimate relations, exhibiting similar colourings, pack behaviours and hunting abilities.

  • Sterling Silver Pendant, Made in BC, Canada

    "Wolf 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.