Cherry Wood Pendant with Abalone by Shain Jackson, Coast Salish
Adorned with a Raven design by Coast Salish artist Shain Jackson and made from richly coloured cherry wood and glorious abalone shell this pendant is definitively West Coast! A wonderful choice for instant gift giving, from corporate and group gifts to that little something special for your loved ones. This pendant is produced by Spirit Works a 100% First Nations owned and operated company located on unceded Squamish First Nation land right here in Vancouver.
“Trickster” - The Raven is the transformer and the creator, Raven placed the sun and moon in the sky so the world would have light and also put the trees on land and fish in water. This primordial creature opened the clamshell to release the first man. He is known for his knowledge, trickery and creativity.
Shain Jackson is a Coast Salish Artist from the First Nation community of Sechelt. He is also a lawyer who has represented Aboriginal communities throughout British Columbia. Shain is the President of Spirit Works Limited, an Indigenous owned, operated and staffed company focused on the design, production and distribution of Indigenous artwork.
Dimensions: 1 3/4" x 1 1/8"
Materials: Cherry Wood, Abalone Shell Inlay, Leather
Each pendant comes in a sleek black box with a certificate of authenticity, information of the design and a biography of the artist. The design, it's symbolism and artist name are also carved into the back of the pendant. Each Leather cord is adjustable.
MADE IN CANADA
Please note texture and colour are individual to each pendant and may vary.