3" Thunderbird, sterling silver pendant by Paddy Seaweed
- Nation: Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl) First Nations
- Artist: Seaweed, Patrick (Paddy)
- Type: Wall panels and wall plaques
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Another incredible piece of Jewelry art - VERY impressive
Large Thunderbird pendant by master jeweler Paddy Seaweed from the Kwakiulth First Nation on Vancouver Island.
Sterling silver! This piece of art jewelry is 3" tall, 3 1/4" wide and weighs 39 gr. (9 cm x 7.5 cm)
Detailed, rich expression, clean cuts - simply everything you want in a piece of jewelry to impress. It completes every outfit and you can be certain that nobody else will wear another piece like it.
Meaning: The Thunderbird symbolizes supernatural power and is believed to be the dominating force behind all of natures doings. It's a mythical creature and only the most prestigious and powerful Chiefs are allowed to have the Thunderbird as a crest especially among the Kwagiulth, Nuu-Chah-Nulth and Coast Salish people.